2023 Annual Meeting of the Swiss Society for Biomedical Engineering (SSBE)

Department of Biomedical Engineering at University of Basel in Allschwil, Switzerland 

September 13th, 2023 

Submission deadline: July 15th, 2023


The 2023 Annual Meeting of SSBE is a one-day event for exchange between experts from academia, industry, and clinics. The morning sessions will focus on medical imaging and image analysis and include a keynote presentation. Topics of general interest to the SSBE community will be selected from the submitted abstracts for oral presentation after lunch. During lunch time and coffee breaks we will meet for the poster sessions, where latest results can be discussed. Best posters will be awarded. Scientific discussions will informally be continued in  Allschwil’s brewery with fresh lemonade and beer together with pretzels and pizza.



Important Dates

Submission SSBE AwardsJuly 15th, 2023 (extended)
Deadline Abstract submissionJuly 15th, 2023 (extended)
Deadline revised Abstract submissionAugust 28th, 2023
Registration deadlineSeptember 8th, 2023


SSBE Awards

The Annual Meeting will feature a special session where short-listed candidates for the SSBE Student Award and SSBE Research Award will present their work. See here for details about submissions to the Awards (Deadline: July 15th, 2023 (extended))



For writing the abstract use the provided Word template and follow its instructions. Submit your abstract by July 15th (extended), 2023 by uploading it to https://www.dropbox.com/request/6cOKftho4fDSUvAfl6QL.


Keynote Speakers

Philipp Schneider, Bioengineering Science Research Group, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK; High-Performance Vision Systems, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna, Austria. Quantitative three-dimensional X-ray imaging

Judith Müller, Executive Director, Head of AI and Genomics at Merck & Co, USA. Boosting real-world data for clincial development employing artificial intelligence and machine learning



The SSBE 2023 program can be downloaded here (version Sep 12, 12:30pm).


Abstract booklet

The SSBE 2023 abstract booklet can be downloaded here (version v3).



Please register via our online registration portal. The conference fee is 70 CHF and includes drinks & food as well as SSBE membership subscription or renewal for 2024 if applicable. Registration will close on September 8th, 2023 or when the maximum of 99 participants has been reached.


Guidelines for Oral Presentations

  • All presentations must strictly lie within the 15 minute time slot (12 mins + 3 mins Q&A).
  • Please ensure that your powerpoint presentation is in wide screen (16:9) format.
  • Please prepared your presentation using the SSBE template (SSBE_Template_v1.potx).
  • You may use your laptop to present. Alternatively, a Macbook Pro with Powerpoint, Keynote and pdfpc will be available. Please make sure to check the presentation projection with us in the morning or during one of the breaks before your session begins.
  • You do not have to prepare a poster.

Guidelines for Posters

  • Posters should be put up in the morning according to the plan in the poster room and remain up until 3:30pm.
  • The size of the poster panels is 200 x 100 cm (height x width).
  • You should stand at your poster in one of the poster sessions as indicated on the plan in the poster room.



By public transport: Arrive at Basel SBB train station. Then catch the bus No.48 (direction Bachgraben). Hop off at Allschwil Kreuzstrasse and walk 2 min. to the Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Basel, Hegenheimermattweg 167B, second floor, study area.

By car:  Online route planer 

The conference will take place in the study area located in the second floor of Hegenheimermattweg 167B, 4123 Allschwil.

See also our How to find us.



  • Daniel Baumgartner, Institute of Mechanical Systems, ZHAW, Winterthur
  • George Kouvas, Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineering, Genf
  • Bert Müller, Biomaterials Science Center, University of Basel
  • Erik Schkommodau, Institute for Medical Engineering and Medical Informatics, FHNW, Muttenz
  • Christine Tanner, Biomaterials Science Center, University of Basel