An Institute at the centre of innovation in biomedical engineering

IBBME is a unique, multidisciplinary graduate research unit at the cutting edge of innovation in biomedical engineering – where investigators from engineering, medicine and dentistry collaborate to find innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing health care challenges.


The Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering (IBBME) is the University of Toronto’s divisional lead at the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research, newly launched with partners, the Hospital for Sick Children and the University Health Network (UHN), through the remarkable generosity of the Rogers family.

Read the full story on the Rogers’ family gift, the largest donation to a health initiative in Canadian history.


Catch a segment on Associate Professor Axel Guenther’s 3-D bioprinter on CBC’s The Nature of Things: “Dreams of the Future”

Nature of Things Dreams of the Future


Take a peek “Inside the Lab”: Professor Tom Chau and the PRISM Lab

At the Bloorview Rehabilitation Institute (Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital) Prof. Tom Chau and his team design ingenious ways for the severely disabled to participate fully in the world around them.

Watch IBBME’s “Inside the Lab” series on YouTube.