About the Institute of Biomedical Engineering

World renowned, multidisciplinary research

R&D of multi-function prostheses

The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) is a research institute within the University of New Brunswick, in Fredericton, NB, Canada. Founded in 1965, our mandate is to further education, research and community service in biomedical engineering.

Facilities and resources for faculty and students

The Institute is a focal point for biomedical engineering research at UNB and provides facilities and resources to support faculty and students. This group investigates a broad range of topics related to designing systems and equipment that meet human physical requirements or medical needs. 

The IBME has provided a Clinical Engineering program for New Brunswick hospitals since 1972. This service satisfes our provincial health care needs and currently focuses on consultation and inspection services for construction and renovation activities. Child painting with prosthetic hand

Limb fitting services for clients across Atlantic Canada

Our Atlantic Clinic for Upper Limb Prosthetics offers state-of-the-art upper-limb prosthetic hardware and a multidisciplinary team based approach providing novel solutions to myoelectric prosthetic fittings. The clinic team is involved in providing clinical services to amputees and non-amputees with complex upper-limb pathologies.