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Nozomu Hoshimiya (1941 – 2017)

1941 – 25 January 2017 Dear colleagues of Biomedical Engineering, We are sad to announce that our colleague Professor Nozomu Hosimiya passed away on 25 January 2017. Nozomu Hoshimiya was born in Japan, 1941. He received the Ph.D. degree in electronic engineering from Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, in 1969. From 1972 to May 1982, he was

Call for Papers – APCBME 2017

Call for Papers – Asia Pacific Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering (APCBME) Engineers Australia is hosting the 10th Asia Pacific Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering (APCBME) in Sydney this July – in conjunction with the Australian Biomedical Engineering Conference (ABEC). Engineers Australia recognises the diverse nature of the work of biomedical engineers and

Latest Edition of IFMBE News Published!

Doctorate Programme Call

EU Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action COFUND action – BioMEP doctoral programme Application Deadline: 30 Nov 2016 Applications are invited for 15 PhD candidate positions under EU Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action COFUND action – BioMEP doctoral programme – which offers unique inter/multidisciplinary and intersectoral research and training opportunities for young scientists in Biomedical Engineering

Herbert F. Voigt awarded 2016 National Alpha Eta Mu Beta (AHMB) Outstanding Dedication and Service Award

06 October 2016 AHMB Reception & Award Ceremony, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA IFMBE is proud to announce that our past president, Herbert F. Voigt, has been awarded the 2016 National Alpha Eta Mu Beta (AHMB) Outstanding Dedication and Service Award. Alpha Eta Mu Beta is the International Biomedical Engineering Honor Society. Established in 1979, Alpha Eta

WHO Recruitment

Vacancy Notice for Coordinator (Innovation, Access and Use) Deadline: 07 Oct 2016 The units of Policy Access and Use and Public Health and innovation of the Essential Medicines and Health products department of WHO are being merged into one new unit which is called  “Innovation, Access and Use” . More details on: https://erecruit.who.int/public/hrd-cl-vac-view.asp?o_c=1000&jobinfo_uid_c=34306&vaclng=en

Global Clinical Engineering Day

Are You Ready for Global Clinical Engineering Day? ~ Mark your calendar – October 21, 2016 ~ On behalf of the Global Clinical Engineering Advisory Board, you are invited to participate and engage in a day-long recognition event celebrating the contributions clinical engineers make every day. Health technology is vital to global health care and

WHO’s 2014 Compendium of Innovative Health Technologies

WHO’s 2014 Compendium of Innovative Health Technologies for Low-Resource Settings is now available for download at: http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/202537/2/9789241509992_eng.pdf

Antonio F. C. Infantosi (1947 – 2016)

1st September 1947 – 16th March 2016   Dear colleagues of Biomedical Engineering, The board of the Brazilian Society of Biomedical Engineering (SBEB) is sad to announce that our colleague Professor Antonio Fernando Catelli Infantosi passed away on 16 March 2016. Prof. Infantosi is one of the biggest names in Biomedical Engineering in Brazil, he was

World Congress 2015 Abstracts

Available for download now! The programme and abstracts book of the World Congress 2015, held in Canada, can be downloaded/viewed by clicking on the book cover below: