Annual Meeting of the Biomedical Photonics Network (BMPN)

December 11, 2018 9:45 - 16:15 , Empa, St. Gallen, Switzerland


The field of Biomedical Photonics is currently booming and many new applications are envisioned. Biomedical Photonics involves experimental, diagnostic and therapeutic optical methods for medicine and biology. It uses light or imaging systems to determine the normal and/or pathologic properties of cells, tissues, organs and organisms in medicine and biology.



All those working in the area of biomedical photonics (medicine, biology, physics, computer science, engineering and industry). The meeting will provide an excellent opportunity for the participants (young researchers are particularly welcome) to present their research  and build personal contacts. The meeting language is English.

Abstracts for oral and poster presentations are accepted as pdf or MS word files and include:  Title, authors, affiliation, abstract text (< 250 words), indication of preference (oral/poster) and age of the presenter. Please send your abstracts by November 11th, 2018 to Luciano Boesel (

Award: Participants ≤ 35 years of age may compete for an award for the best oral or poster presentation. Therefore please indicate the age of the presenting person on the abstract. 

Registration is mandatory: Please register by November 20th, 2018.
The meeting is free of charge for members of BMPN or SSOM. Registration fee at the meeting CHF 50 or apply for SSOM membership (CHF 30 - see here




  • < 250 words
  • Can be submitted as a MS Word or PDF file
  • Must include title, authors, affiliation
  • Indication of preference (oral/poster) and age of the presenter
  • Please send your abstracts to Luciano Boesel ( by November 11th, 2018)


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