Biomedical Engineering Research Group (GIIB)

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Organization profile

Organization profile

The GIIB – UPS Biomedical Engineering Research Group arises from the initiative of a group of UPS professors whose research area is Biomedical Engineering. The intention is to develop applied research that proposes solutions to the problems of Ecuadorian and international society, within the framework of biomedical engineering. As the first research group in the area of ​​bioengineering in Ecuador, it is committed to motivating with this experience the birth of similar initiatives in the country.

Research lines:

Biosignals and Medical Imaging
Orthotics and Prosthetics
Rehabilitation Engineering


Patricio Fernando Urgiles Ortiz (

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy


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