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 Report 2017 is now online!
We are very proud to present the annual report 2017 of the
Institute of Surgical Technology and Biomechanics! The ISTB
comprises a multidisciplinary team of about 50 co-workers from
more than 10 countries. It is further closely integrated into the
Bern Bioengineering Network (www.bbn.ch), which is an inter-faculty and inter-institutional collaborative research network from the university hospital, Inselspital Bern, institutes of the University of Bern, the Bern University of Applied Sciences and various external partners.