• The Institute of Biological and Medical Imaging (IBMI) of the Helmholtz Zentrum München in Munich, Germany, is a multi-disciplinary academic research structure strongly integrated with the Chair of Biological Imaging at the Technical University of Munich. IBMI research focuses on innovative optical and optoacoustic methods that enable novel visualization of living biological tissue. The Institute has 11 laboratories ranging from engineering to biological and medical research, is home to researchers from more than 25 nationalities and promotes independent career development and diversity. With a broad international presence and many prestigious awards, IBMI leads imaging and sensing technologies, advances biomedical discovery and translates novel sensing technologies to clinical applications.