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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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SMART researchers use lysins to selectively target bacteria

The discovery can help to cure bacterial infections without inducing resistance or causing harm to good bacteria.

What developing countries can teach rich countries about how to respond to a pandemic

When it comes to leadership and innovation, there is much that industrialised nations can learn.

Excellence in Engineering Part 3: COVID-19 response

From rapidly increasing the production of ventilators to producing testing kits, 3D-printing PPE, developing apps, robots and other supports, we recognise the winners and those who achieved highly commended status in the 'Contribution of engineering to the COVID-19 response' category, part of Engineers Ireland's Engineering Excellence Digital Series.

Talking about the ‘race’ for a coronavirus vaccine could reduce public confidence

Efforts to achieve herd immunity against COVID-19 with a vaccine could be hampered by low levels of confidence in immunisation programmes in some European countries, warns Professor Heidi Larson, director of the Vaccine Confidence Project and an anthropologist at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Electronic skin patches could restore lost sensation and detect disease

Picture this: you’ve experienced no physical sensation beyond your wrists for years, then a doctor drapes a thin, flexible membrane over your hand and, like magic, you can feel the trickle of water through your fingers again.

Five things you need to know about bats, disease and coronavirus

Bats are in the limelight these days because they are rumoured to be the source of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that caused the coronavirus pandemic. But their ability to age without decrepitude or cancer, as well as fight off a multitude of infections, are giving us clues about how to do the same for ourselves, writes UCD zoologist and geneticist Professor Emma Teeling.

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Joining the Biomedical division means keeping up-to-date with the latest industry developments and emerging trends, as well as accessing the best events in your area, all part of your CPD. You can meet with colleagues and industry experts, all the while getting timely updates on events taking place in the Biomedical division.

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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.

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