Institute of Bio-Sensing Technology


IBST is an initiative of UWE, Bristol

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    Events : 2019

  • 31 January: Innovations for a long and healthy life. University of Plymouth
  • 4 March: NIHR Roadshow for Medical/Digital Health Technology SMEs. Venue: ECC, UWE Bristol Details:
  • 15 May: Bristol Patient Safety Conference. Venue Engineers House, Bristol.   Details:
  • 16-19 June: 6th International Conference on Bio-Sensing Technology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia



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IBST is a member of Medilink South West, the region’s life science industry network.

IBST is a member of the Health & Life Sciences Sector Group.

Our purpose is to engage with local life sciences, health and social care organisations to explore areas that could be developed to promote the health and life sciences business sector in the West of England LEP region.





Business membership

IBST launched its membership program in October 2008, allowing companies to join IBST as Members. IBST provides an effective business network that brings together companies and research institutions with an interest in the development or application of bio-sensing technology. Becoming a member of IBST will help you to keep abreast of recent developments in the bio-sensing technology field, forge new business relationships and raise awareness of your company to potential partners and investors.

The Institute of Bio-Sensing Technology coordinates a number of activities to promote knowledge exchange and collaboration including one-to-one partnering opportunities, networking events and workshops. In addition, our strong links with the New Jersey Life Science Clusters and connections with European countries provides the opportunity for members to forge trans-Atlantic and European links.

Join IBST today and explore new opportunities for partnerships, investment and commercialisation in the field of bio-sensing technology.

Membership benefits

Membership is free and offers a range of benefits to its members including:

Who can join

Membership of IBST is free and is open to any company with an interest in the development or application of bio-sensing technology.

Membership application

To become a memer of IBST, please complete the Membership Registration Form (pdf).