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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.

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President calls for investment in new manufacturing technologies

  Engineers Ireland president Dr John O’Dea has urged Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), IDA Ireland and Enterprise Ireland to invest in the development of manufacturing technologies for genetically modifying and growing stems cells, as well as the structures or scaffolds upon which those cells will be grown. Speaking at his presidential address, which took place last Wednesday in Engineers Ireland HQ, O’Dea said these manufacturing technologies were essential elements of “the ...

Solutions from the sea – NUI Galway gets €0.5m in EU funding

A new generation of ‘green’ biomaterials is to be sourced from the Atlantic Ocean by a team of scientists across Europe. As part of the project, two research groups based at the National University of Ireland Galway have received funding of over €0.5 million to investigate the potential use of such marine materials for applications in the biomedical industry. The university’s Irish Seaweed Research Group (ISRG) and the Network of Excellence for Functional Biomaterials (NFB) will work on the ...

Statutory registration looms for clinical engineers

The legislation which is the framework for the statutory professional registration framework for all health and social care professionals (except for those such as pharmacists which already had a statutory registration scheme) is the Health & Social Care Professionals Act 2005 (HSPA 2005). The legislation states that the Health and Social Care Professional Council’s main duty is “to protect the public by promoting high standards of professional conduct and professional education, training ...

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