EMI Twente B.V. performs confidential contract research directly with industry in the field of membrane science and technology. We are active in almost any major relevant membrane field and we have a diverse set of expertise; including development of polymeric, inorganic and hybrid membranes, transport phenomena, and membrane process design. Most EMI projects are practical in nature and are treated confidentially. Intellectual property rights are always transferred to our clients. Next to the typical R&D projects, EMI Twente offers also other services such as characterization of membrane samples, piloting studies, membrane autopsy, consultancy, workshops and desktop studies.

Membrane Development

Are you looking for guidance on how to produce membranes out of your polymer? Or wondering how to build the best module out of your membranes? Contact us to learn about our membrane development capabilities.

Process development

Wondering how to implement membranes in your specific process? Contact us to find out what we can do to assess if membranes can also solve your separation challenge.


Interested in spinning hollow fibers, or need a custom build membrane skid? We have experience in building small and medium size skids for either membrane manufacturing or membrane process testing.

Membrane Analysis

At our facilities have all equipment at hand to analyse your membranes. Additionally, we offer analysis of process streams. Interested in what exactly we can offer?


Troubleshooting your membrane production facility, providing input to expand your facilities, or general R&D consultancy. We are available for all your membrane related questions.

Why work with us?

We have more than
250 years of experience

Years of accumulated experience
International clients