VCU’s Institute for Engineering and Medicine fosters collaborative programs between the VCU School of Engineering, VCU Life Sciences and the VCU School of Medicine. Its commitment to advancing discovery through sharing knowledge across disciplines make the IEM a research destination for those working at the intersection of engineering, medicine and life sciences. Its flagship facility alongside the School of Engineering’s West Hall provides researchers state-of-the-art instrumentation and a collaborative culture.
The mission of the VCU Institute for Engineering and Medicine is to provide a venue that promotes the advancement of research across the disciplines of engineering, physical sciences, medicine and the life sciences. The Institute provides an environment that fosters sharing knowledge and resources to address the most challenging issues facing biomedical science and engineering.
The VCU Institute for Engineering and Medicine adds value to VCU by:
- Promoting interdisciplinary research
- Increasing commercialization of scientific discoveries