The society aims to promote the interests of biomaterials science and tissue engineering in The Netherlands and to stimulate cooperation between universities, institutions and industries in these domains.
For this purpose the society
organizes conferences such as the Annual NBTE meeting in Lunteren and the CRE@E/ICMS/NBTE Mini-symposium
promotes collaborations with related national and international societies
offers exhibition space to sponsors
awards a prize for the best thesis in biomaterials science or tissue engineering