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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

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MedTech Innovation


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

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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.

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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.

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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 faculty research. We invite all students to take part in this initiative, as outlined here on this page.

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Israel Partnerships


We have an inter-institutional memorandum of understanding (MOU) cooperation agreement with the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, though their medical school is not yet included in the agreement. Dr. Rami Seliktar, Vice Director of the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, did a recent sabbatical at the Technion.

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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.

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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.

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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

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GIP Leadership


Banu Onaral

Banu Onaral
Director of Innovation

Jamie Mak

Jamie Mak
Managing Director

Kara Spiller

Kara Spiller
Academic Director

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), as one of the higher education institutions which enjoy a long history and a world-renowned reputation in China, is a key university directly under the administration of the Ministry of Education (MOE) of the People's Republic of China and co-constructed by MOE and Shanghai Municipal Government. Through 119 years' unremitting efforts, SJTU has become a comprehensive, research-oriented, and internationalized top university in China.

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SSN College of Engineering, Chennai, India

SSN-Drexel International Master's Degree in Biomedical Engineering


Once admitted, students begin their studies at SSN and transfer 15 credits to Drexel University at the end of their first year. In their second year, students continue their studies in biomedical engineering at Drexel University. After taking 30 credits of classes, SSN and Drexel credits are combined to award the student an MS degree in Biomedical Engineering.

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BVU-Drexel International Master's Degree in Biomedical Engineering


This is Drexel University’s International Collaborative Master of Science Program with Bharati Vidyapeeth University (BVU) of Pune (India). During this two-year program, the students will study the Drexel approved curriculum at BVU campus in Pune, India in the first year. In the second year students land at Drexel University campus for the completion of remaining studies. The successful students would be awarded a Drexel MS degree in Biomedical Engineering.

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SPPU-Drexel International Collaborative Graduate Programs


These are Drexel University’s International Collaborative Master of Science Programs with Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU / PU), which was formerly known as University of Pune (India). During this two-year program, the students will study the Drexel approved curriculum at SPPU campus in Pune, India in the first year. In the second year, students land at Drexel University campus for the completion of remaining studies. The successful students would be awarded a Drexel MS degree in Biomedical Engineering or MS in Biomedical Science.

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Our Innovation Ecosystem

Philadelphia Innovation Partners


Innovation Partners

Drexel Innovation Partners


Drexel Partners