The Institute for Surgical Technology and Biomechanics (ISTB) conducts basic and applied research for the prevention and treatment of disease, working from the cell level to organ systems. The focus is on developing solutions that address particular clinical problems or unmet clinical needs. Currently, the institute focuses on surgical technologies and biomechanics. In addition, the institute hosts 5 research groups and is equipped with various facilities.
Annual Biomedical Engineering Day
The Biomedical Engineering Day is a career and research day. It takes places once a year in Bern and is an excellent opportunity to meet representatives of Swiss and international medical technology companies as well as the biomedical engineers of the University of Bern and the Bern University of Applied Sciences.