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The Biomedical engineering division is a group for Engineers Ireland members working in the MedTech sector. It provides opportunities for networking and knowledge-sharing in this fascinating, diverse and life-changing division of engineering.

Biomedical Videos 

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Biomedical in the Engineers Journal

Researchers hope to make needle pricks for diabetics a thing of the past

Study suggests non-invasive spectroscopy could be used to monitor blood glucose levels.

Engineers design bionic 'heart' for testing prosthetic valves, other cardiac devices

Device made of heart tissue and a robotic pumping system beats like the real thing.

Researchers produce first laser ultrasound images of humans

Technique may help remotely image and assess health of infants, burn victims, and accident survivors in hard-to-reach places.

Ingestible medical devices can be broken down with light

New light-sensitive material could eliminate some of the endoscopic procedures needed to remove gastrointestinal devices.

Montreal massacre, 30 years later: My experience as a woman in engineering

In 1989, I was a teenaged girl with a choice to make when a man killed 14 women at Montreal's École Polytechnique. After the terrible events, I decided then and there to become an engineer — I was determined to prove that women deserve a place in engineering because they are every bit as smart and capable as any man, writes Kim Jones.

Focus on biomedical – current status and future trends

Engineering education in Ireland is currently, and quite rightly, experiencing a resurgence, as evidenced by the most recent (2019) CAO point for engineering courses across the country, writes Prof Peter McHugh.

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