As a medical-scientific society, INSTAND supports research projects that serve to improve quality assurance in medical laboratories. To this end, INSTAND provides funding primarily to establish new EQA schemes and actions to enhance the commutability and stability of EQA samples.
As a medical-scientific professional society, INSTAND awards meritorious scientists in the field of quality assurance in laboratory medicine.
As a medical-scientific professional society, INSTAND aims to make contributions on current issues of quality assurance in medical laboratories accessible to an interested professional audience.
INSTAND publishes a scientific journal in the portal of German Medical Sciences (GMS): "GMS - Zeitschrift zur Förderung der Qualitätssicherung in medizinischen Laboratorien".