The Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology is a catalyst for advancing bioengineering and biotechnology research and innovation through industry collaborations and partnerships.  

More than 150 faculty members, from every faculty on campus, are actively engaged with the centre, working in collaboration to provide a resource of varying expertise.

Our mandate is to build healthy, active partnerships between centre researchers and corporate members through collaborative projects, mutual interest building, and networking events.

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  1. Mar. 28, 2020PPE for infectious disease preparedness featured in research paper from 2016 relevant for response to COVID-19

    The current COVID-19 pandemic has been putting a strain on healthcare workers around the world. We often forget all the challenges that frontline healthcare professionals have to face, including the use of personal protective equipment. This paper from 2016 describes the evaluation during the ebola crisis, which has excellent recommendations for healthcare workers and managers around the world when dealing with COVID-19.

  2. Mar. 27, 2020CBB member Alexander Wong's research uses open-source software to improve COVID-19 screening with AI
    chest x-ray showing two patients with COVID-19

    Researchers at the University of Waterloo have partnered with an artificial intelligence (AI) startup on a project that aims to use AI to improve COVID-19 screening.

    The Waterloo research team publicly released AI software that can better detect infections from chest x-rays and is looking to enlist expertise from around the world to aid in the project.

  3. Nov. 28, 2019Successful Health Canada regulatory insights workshop 2019 hosted by CBB
    Health Canada Regulatory Insights Workshop audience

    The Health Canada Regulatory Insights Workshop 2019 was held on November 15, 2019 and was attended by 120+ researchers, industry professionals and students. Hosted by the Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology, this unique event was in response to a pressing need for clarity and information regarding Health Canada regulatory processes and evaluations. The event featured two guest speakers from Health Canada, a panel moderated by CBB member George Shaker, and networking opportunities with leading health industry professionals.

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  1. Apr. 9, 2020CREATE Systematic Review Lecture

    April 9th 2-3pm

    ONLINE - see Webex instructions below

    Speaker: Professor Lora Giangregorio, Schlegel Research Chair in Mobility and Aging

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