We are particularly grateful to the current president of IFMBE, Herbert Voigt for the very positive approach he has taken in these discussions. Most Biomedical Engineering Societies in Europe are members of both organisations, but some only belong to one, or the other. We hope all will join both, as we both support Biomedical Engineering on the international stage.
IFMBE provides links across the continents as well as into the WHO and the International Council for Science, publishes the journal Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing and organizes international conferences.
EAMBES focusses specifically on Europe, and in particular on relations with EU policy makers and research support.
We believe that the newly established synergy between our organizations will further strengthen the contribution we can make to our field.
EAMBES Secretary General