Here at the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (IBBME), we connect researchers across the university of Toronto and its partner hospitals to develop innovative solutions to improve human health.
Build Prosthetics Devices Electrodes Microfluidic Chips
Grow Heart Liver Bones Stem Cells
Develop Cures Drugs Therapies Biomaterials
Understand Diseases Pathways Human Body Injuries
|Program:||PhD / MASc||MEng|
|Focus:||Research intensive training in a laboratory or clinical setting.||Training in biomedical device design, implementation, and commercialization.|
|Professional Interests:||Individuals pursuing careers in academia, healthcare, government, or industry, who have a passion for research and development.|
• Motivated to conduct cutting-edge research
• Passionate about academic collaboration and science communication
• Keen on becoming key opinion leaders with distinct research specialization
|Individuals interested in medical device production from design to implementation in human patients.
• Seeking product design knowledge
• Interested in learning entrepreneurship fundamentals
• Eagar to gain real-world experience in the healthcare sector
|Degree(s) Required:||Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Engineering, Master of Applied Science (for PhD only), or Master of Engineering (PhD only).||Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Science.
NB: Coursework is heavily focused on advanced engineering principles. Extensive prerequisite knowledge of mathematics, physics, and computer science is required.
|Outcome:||Program graduates excel as leaders in academia, industry, and government agencies across the globe.||Through work-integrated learning, graduates emerge as company founders, technology leaders, and start-up creators in the healthcare sector.|
|Average Program Length:||2 years (for MASc) or 4-6 years (for PhD)||1 year|
• Committee Meetings
• Qualifying/Bypass Exam (for PhD)
• Final Oral Exam (for PhD)
• Practical Experience