What is sitem-insel?
The Swiss Institute for Translational and Entrepreneurial Medicine (sitem-insel) was set up with the aim of establishing, operating and developing a National Center of Excellence for Translational Medicine and Entrepreneurship in Bern.
What is translational medicine?
Translational medicine is a new, process-oriented discipline that aims to translate new findings and products resulting from industrial development and basic research into clinical applications. It seeks to professionalize the essential interaction between basic science researchers, clinicians, regulatory bodies and investors.
You can find more information on translational medicine here.
What does sitem-insel do?
Sitem-insel’s mission is to improve the general environment for translational medicine in Switzerland. The strategy chosen has three pillars:
sitem Swiss School
University-level courses given by lecturers from industry and academia designed as continuing professional development for specialists.
sitem Enabling Facilities
Specialist R&D labs and facilities for translation for joint use by industry and academia.
sitem Promoting Services
Creation of services for optimising the administrative and regulatory affairs from bench to commercialization.
You can download the sitem-insel brochure here.
You can download the sitem-insel School brochure here.
You can download the brochure “Bern Biomedical Engineering Network, Annual Report 2016/17” here.