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Global
Innovation
Partnerships

Science serves humanity, transcends boundaries, thrives in diversity

The School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems (BIOMED) has built strong and deep innovation bridges across the world over decades. We joined forces with academic and corporate partners who share our ‘life saving solutions’ mission in China, Europe, India, Israel and Turkey.

Pooling intellectual assets and leveraging complementary resources, we have forged mutually productive models aimed to cultivate the next generation of transformative leaders. We are now poised to open new frontiers in other parts of the world.

100+ Global Partners, Global Classrooms, Dual Degrees, Seminars and Conversations

GIP Curricula

interface technology and human

MedTech Innovation I, II, and Workshop Series


MedTech Innovation Course takes students on the global journey from the academic bench to the healthcare trench in Philadelphia, USA, in Shanghai, China and in Istanbul & Ankara in Turkey

brain computer interface

Neuroengineering and Neuroergonomics


Neuroengineering and Neuroergonomics Course and Joint Seminar Series with Shanghai Jiao Tong University provides students the opportunity to explore recent advances in monitoring and modulating brain activity in natural settings.

study of cell structure

Cell and Immune Engineering I


Cell and Immune Engineering Joint Seminar series with Shanghai Tech University introduces students to frontiers in cell and immune engineering and motivate collaborative research/education opportunities.

International Partners by Country

China

China Partnerships


The School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems has formed an academic alliance with Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) to create an exchange of research.

israel

Israel Partnerships


We have an inter-institutional memorandum of understanding (MOU) cooperation agreement with the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.

italy

Italy Partnerships


We have a relationship with the Politecnico di Milano – Biotechnology for Health with the main research activities in the areas of Biomedical Signal and Data Processing and Knowledge Engineering; Biomedical Technologies; and Cell, Tissue, Organ and Prosthesis Bioengineering.

spain

Spain Partnerships


Research collaboration based, with the group of Neurosignals – Bioengineering and Experimental Neurophysiology of Dr. Gugliemo Foffani and Dr. Juan Aguilar at the National Hospital of Paraplegics for Research and Integration in Toledo.

turkey

Turkey Partnerships


We are currently exploring opportunities for partnerships with Hacettepe University in: Biomedical Engineering Education and Research, On-line Education through Drexel University Online, Translational Research and Technology Commercialization

Latest Projects and News



Adrian Curtin, PhD

Global Pathways: Adrian Curtin
Dual PhD Drexel—SJTU


Watch Dr. Adrian Curtin’s talk about his dual PhD degree experience with Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Dr. Curtin is the recipient of Drexel’s 2020 Outstanding Dissertation Awards.
Frontiers in Neuroergonomics Journal

Dr. Hasan Ayaz Is Field Chief Editor of the International Journal Frontiers in Neuroergonomics


Neuroergonomics is a diverse, interdisciplinary, and rapidly expanding field of research and development that focuses on theoretical and applied studies of brain and human behavior at work.
Yuri Gogotsi - GIP Conversations

GIP Conversations: Yuri Gogotsi


GIP Conversations are brief, heart-to-heart interviews with key players in the biomedical technology innovation ecosystem.

Binational Journal Club

Dr. Kara Spiller Launches Binational Journal Club


Dr. Kara Spiller and Professors Aylin Sendemir and Ozlem Yesil-Celiktas from Department of Bioengineering, Ege University in Turkey launched a binational journal club last month with their students in the three labs.
Janssen R and D

Aakansha Nangarlia and Andrea Eleazar, MedTech Innovation II students, granted Janssen Quantitative Sciences Diversity Mentorship Program


It is an exciting opportunity for students to build valuable professional relationships and explore career pathways within Janssen R&D that are aligned to their academic and professional interests.
engineers talking in lab

GIP MedTech Innovation Workshop Series Launches


Through the GIP Medical Technology Innovation (MedTech) Workshop, early-stage startups, medical technology development and transfer professionals and academics/researchers engaged in translational research...

GIP Leadership


Banu Onaral

Banu Onaral
Director of Innovation

Jamie Mak

Jamie Mak
Managing Director

Kara Spiller

Kara Spiller
Academic Director

Hasan Ayaz

Hasan Ayaz
Associate Professor

Kurtulus Izzetoglu

Kurtulus Izzetoglu
Associate Professor

Lin Han

Lin Han
Associate Professor

Sri Balasubramanian

Sri Balasubramanian
Associate Professor

GIP Leadership


Banu Onaral

Banu Onaral
Director of Innovation

Jamie Mak

Jamie Mak
Managing Director

Kara Spiller

Kara Spiller
Academic Director

Hasan Ayaz

Hasan Ayaz
Associate Professor

Kurtulus Izzetoglu

Kurtulus Izzetoglu
Associate Professor

Lin Han

Lin Han
Associate Professor

Sri Balasubramanian

Sri Balasubramanian
Associate Professor

International Graduate Studies in Biomedical Engineering

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SJTU-Drexel International PhD / Master's Degree in Biomedical Engineering


Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) is one of the higher education institutions in China which enjoys a long history and a world-renowned reputation.

IITK Campus

IIT Kanpur-Drexel International Collaborative Graduate Programs


IITK is a public technical and research university of India, one of the first IITs, declared to be an institute of national importance, and consistently among top 5 in nation.

SSN College of Engineering, Chennai, India

SSN-Drexel International Master's Degree in Biomedical Engineering


Located in Chennai, India, SSN is the preferred destination for aspiring engineers and managers.

Bharati Vidyapeeth Eagle

BVU-Drexel International Master's Degree in Biomedical Engineering


BVU is an autonomous deemed to be university having multiple campuses, and headquartered at Pune, metropolitan city of India.

SPPU Campus

SPPU-Drexel International Collaborative Graduate Programs


SP Pune University is the second largest university system in India, and consistently among top 10 universities (2018, ranking 7th).

Our Innovation Ecosystem

Philadelphia Innovation Partners


Innovation Partners

Drexel Innovation Partners


Drexel Partners