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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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Biomedical in the Engineers Journal

How often do vaccine trials hit the jackpot?

Study: vaccines find more success in development than any other kind of drug, but have been relatively neglected in recent decades.

How soft plastics are showing their beneficial side during coronavirus crisis

It would be prudent to understand the vast difference in composition and benefits between soft and hard plastics and we should appreciate the value of the latter, especially in these unprecedented times and in our battle against the COVID-19 virus, writes Eugene Murphy.

The future of engineering: Superhuman mechanical exoskeletons

Exoskeletons are just another way we can utilise mechanical advantages to aid us in daily life, writes Trevor English.

University initiates mass manufacturing of disposable face shields for COVID-19 response

A team of engineer researchers has designed disposable face shields that can be mass produced quickly to address hospitals’ needs in the United States.

Irish engineers' easy-to-assemble COVID-19 ventilators bear fruit

The Open Source 3D-printer ventilator project has prototypes ready to be validated by the Health Service Executive, it has been announced.

COVID-19: Social distancing will help health authorities deal with coronavirus - epidemiologist

Social distancing policies, such as cancelling high-density gatherings, discouraging handshakes and asking people to increase their distance from each other will delay a coronavirus pandemic and help health authorities plan resources, according to epidemiologist Dr Vittoria Colizza who is modelling the spread of COVID-19 and the effectiveness of interventions.

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