IPEM is a professional body and a charity aiming to advance physics and engineering applied to medicine and biology for the public good.

We have more than 4,600 members including students, apprentices, trainees, technologists, biomedical and clinical engineers and medical physicists, working in hospitals, academia and industry.

As a charity, IPEM’s aim is to advance the application of physics and engineering to medicine for the public benefit and to advance public education in this field. We do so by supporting and publishing research, and supporting the dissemination of knowledge and innovation through project funding and scientific meetings; and by setting standards for education, training and continuing professional development for healthcare scientists and clinical engineers.

IPEM’s outreach and public engagement activities promote physics and engineering careers in healthcare to young people and our members engage in 90+ such sessions each year. IPEM also participates in major events such as the Big Bang Fair and Healthcare Science Week.

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