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Welcome to IRCBM

The Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Biomedical Materials (IRCBM) was set-up in 2008 at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Lahore campus as a centre of excellence with multi-disciplinary approach to Biomaterials. The Centre works beyond subject boundaries with aim of translating fundamental research to clinical care.

IRCBM is to act as a centre of excellence with inherent multi-disciplinarity and abilities to respond to new developments that cut across subject boundaries and to translate fundamental research to clinical care.
This multi-disciplinary approach must facilitate moving from concept of materials to patients, should involve scientists, engineers and clinicians and henceenable IRCBM to pioneer Research and Development in Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering. "
Aims and Objectives of IRCBM
  • Determining Pakistan specific Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering related issues and addressing them through interdisciplinary collaborative research and development
  • Gathering industry, clinicians and scientists on the same platform by acting as a national hub of activity – formulation and implementation of strategies for ending reliance on expensive imports and providing low-cost high-quality biomedical solutions to the people of Pakistan
  • Knowledge creation by carrying out globally compatible research in the field of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
  • Promotion of an interdisciplinary approach to research
  • Providing support to CIIT and National Research Community
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