Biomedical

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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 News

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Biomedical in the Engineers Journal

Chemical engineering meets cancer immunotherapy

Sachin Bhagchandani is completing his PhD in chemical engineering and is looking to transition into a mentored, cancer-focused postdoctoral research position – one that draws on his wide-ranging interests and newfound experiences in synthetic chemistry and immunology.

Did COVID-19 leak from a lab? It's complicated

The virus’s origins are still unclear, and credible voices are calling for a serious discussion of a lab leak. 

Antifreeze fish inspire new cryoprotectants for human cells and tissues

The idea of cryogenically freezing a person to preserve their body until many years into the future has long been a staple of science fiction stories. However, the need to reliably store biological materials such as cells or tissue is a common concern for scientific research and, increasingly, for society too.

Enhancing drug delivery with ultrasound

Suono Bio, founded by two MIT professors and an alumnus, is using a proven technology to boost the treatment of gastrointestinal tract disorders.

How we prepare for an ‘age of pandemics’

The current pandemic caught the world off guard but there are more to come, and we need to work out how to better prepare for and respond to future crises before they occur, an audience at the European Commission’s annual Research and Innovation Days conference has heard.

More bacteria are becoming resistant to antibiotics – here's how viruses and vaccines could help

Antibiotic resistant bacteria are killing more people each year, but scientists are turning to their natural virus predators to treat infections, as well as new vaccines to prevent disease.

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Your Committee contacts

Our committees arrange and host technical presentations, discussions, debate and social events in our regions and represent the group at liaison committee. If you are interested in being a part of this, please contact one of the team.

Biomedical Committee Member documentation
As an assigned committee member, your login will allow you access to committee documentation such as agendas, minutes and draft papers.