What a career in Biomedical and Medical Engineering looks like
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Biomedical and Medical Engineers are high in demand. Employment in this role is predicted to grow 4% from 2019 to 2028. This increase is linked to society’s shift towards engineering solutions helping to improve patient care.
The Biomedical and Medical Engineering field seeks to combine the design and problem-solving skills of engineering with medical biological sciences in order to advance healthcare treatment. Here are some ways in which Biomedical Engineering has already succeeded.
The meeting of these two industry sectors has enabled the development of revolutionary and life-saving concepts such as artificial organs, prosthetics, bionic contact lenses and the camera pill.
The use of these inventions has become almost every day, for example, around 6,000 aortic heart valve replacements occur each year.