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Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering


In order to ensure we can undertake the very best research, not only are we investing in staff but we are also investing in our research facilities. 

With a £1m investment programme in facilities, labs and equipment we have a range of dedicated experimental and computational facilities to aid our research. For more information on any of the facilities listed below please contact Dr Louise Jennings, Research & Laboratory Manager.

Materials Screening Analysis

Joint Simulation

Heart Valve Simulation


  • Surface Analysis

General Testing

  • Tensile Testing
  • Fatigue Testing
  • Micro CT Scanner

Computational Facilities

In parallel with the iMBE’s experimental work, extensive computational research is performed to investigate hip replacement, spinal procedures, and cardiovascular fluid flow.

The Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (iMBE) is one of the world's top 10 bioengineering research institutes.

Knee simulator

First-class facilities


ISO9001 accredited


IMBE has achieved ISO 9001 accreditation.

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