Hellenic Society of Biomedical Technology
The Hellenic Society of Biomedical Technology (ELEVIT) is a scientific association, which aims at the general promotion of technological applications in biomedical sciences. More specifically, it aims to strengthen research and promote education in the field of Biomedical Technology.
Institute of Biomedical Technology
INBIT is a non-profit organization which constitutes an initiative for the advancement of the applied field of Biomedical Technology. INBIT aims to effectively promote the areas of Biomedical Technology Management, Assessment, Safety and Quality in the health care sector.
Peruvian Association for Bioengineering
APBIO is the Peruvian Association for Bioengineering.
L’Associazione Italiana Ingegneri Clinici
The Italian Association of Clinical Engineers, founded in Milan in 1993, has the institutional purpose of protecting the figure of the Clinical Engineer by contributing to the dissemination of Clinical Engineering Services within healthcare companies as a governing element of Biomedical Technologies.
Tanzania Bio-Electronics Information Organization
TBIO was formed as another player among many trying to bridge the gap in the health care system in the country. A thorough observation through situational analysis of the health care system culminated in the need to establish a parallel organization that will support the efforts of the government towards provision of quality health services.
Japan Association for Clinical Engineers
JACE is a non-profit organization and the member is above 21,000. It aims to contribute to the advancement of Japanese citizen’s quality of life by raising the professional ethics of clinical engineers, improvement of professional knowledge and their qualities, refining of the reliability in medical care and welfare supported by equipment such as life support equipment.
The main activities are holding academic meetings and seminars, establishing accreditation and specialized systems, negotiating with the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, and collaborating with prefectural engineer associations, in order to improve the organizational strength of clinical engineers.
Brazilian Association of Clinical Engineering
In April 2002 a group of Clinical Engineers started meeting once a week at the Hospital do Coração where they started activities with the sole objective of creating the Brazilian Association of Clinical Engineering. For a period there was an interruption of work, but in March 2003 the activities of the work group were resumed, culminating with the foundation of the Brazilian Association of Clinical Engineering on October 16, 2003.
ABEClin was established with the objective of encouraging, consolidating, integrating and qualifying the professionals that work in the area of Clinical Engineering defining them as follows: "The Clinical Engineering professional is the one who applies engineering techniques in the management of health equipment with the objective of guaranteeing the traceability, usability, quality, efficacy, effectiveness, safety and performance of this equipment, in order to promote patient safety."