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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, and its spaces in the Virginia Biotechnology Research Park, provide researchers state-of-the-art instrumentation and a collaborative culture.

Our Mission

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
  • Bridging VCU's Monroe Park Campus, MCV Campus, and the Virginia Biotechnology Research Park
  • Increasing commercialization of scientific discoveries

VCU School of Engineering, West Hall
601 West Main Street
Richmond, Virginia 23220
United States

VCU School of Engineering, Biotech Eight
737 N. 5th Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219
United States

Virginia Commonwealth University
Email: IEM@vcu.edu
Phone: (804) 827-4016

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