Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME)
The IBME stimulates and supports Imperial’s research at the interface of engineering and biomedical sciences. It unites over 100 research groups across the departments and faculties through multidisciplinary and collaborative initiatives, delivering medical technology innovation that impacts fields of unmet healthcare need. Research centres include:
Department of Bioengineering
Musculoskeletal Medical Engineering Centre
Uniting researchers across Imperial College London to discover and develop medical engineering solutions for musculoskeletal disorders.
Centre for Bio-Inspired Technology
Inventing, developing and demonstrating devices to meet global challenges in healthcare and well-being.
Centre for Blast Injury Studies
A collaboration between military and civilian clinicians, scientists and engineers, progressing understanding through research and education.
Centre for Neurotechnology
Fostering collaborative research at the interface of neuroscience and engineering.
Centre for Synthetic Biology and Innovation
Generating innovative biological applications for cutting-edge research, healthcare and industry
British Heart Foundation Centre of Research Excellence
Promoting innovative, world-leading cardiovascular research and training at the interface of science, technology and medicine
The Hamlyn Centre
Developing safe, effective and accessible imaging, sensing and robotics technologies that can reshape the future of healthcare for both developing and
Cancer Research UK Imperial Centre
We bring together researchers from all disciplines to facilitate collaboration and deliver high quality translational cancer research