Welcome to NIOM

Welcome to NIOM

NIOM is a joint Nordic biomaterial science institute and contract test laboratory. Research, materials evaluation and participation in international and European standardization support our vision: Aiming at safe and well functioning biomaterials in the Nordic countries. The accredited test laboratory delivers high quality, accurate and independent results to the customer at R&D, pre-market and post-market phases of product development.

For the manufacturers

Testing and evaluation of dental materials.


Research projects, publications and collaborators.

For the professionals

Clinically relevant information for the use of dental biomaterials.

Newsletter from NIOM

Read our latest newsletter: For some dental clinics, intra-oral scanning to create a digital rather than physical impression of a patient’s dentition is but the first stage of an in-house production of a crown, bridge or inlay.