14th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies

The purpose of BIOSTEC is to bring together researchers and practitioners, including engineers, biologists, health professionals and informatics/computer scientists, interested in both theoretical advances and applications of information systems, artificial intelligence, signal processing, electronics and other engineering tools in knowledge areas related to biology and medicine. BIOSTEC is composed of five co-located conferences, each specialized in a different knowledge area.

Regular Paper Submission: September 14, 2020


February 11 – 13, 2021

Vienna, Austria

Conference Chair(s) 

  • Ana Fred, Instituto de Telecomunicações and Instituto Superior Técnico – Lisbon University, Portugal 
  • Hugo Gamboa, LIBPHYS-UNL / FCT – New University of Lisbon, Portugal 
  • Program Chair(s) 


  • Claudine Gehin, INSA-Lyon, France
  • Bruno Wacogne, FEMTO-ST, UMR CNRS 6174, France


  • Alexandre Douplik, Ryerson University, Canada


  • Ronny Lorenz, University of Vienna, Austria 


  • Bethany Bracken, Charles River Analytics Inc., United States


  • Cátia Pesquita, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

In Cooperation with: 

  • Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence
  • International Society for Computational Biology
  • Finnish Society for Medical Physics and Medical Engineering
  • Swiss Society for Biomedical Engineering
  • German Society for Biomedical Engineering
  • Societe Francaise de Genie Biologique et Medical

With the presence of internationally distinguished keynote speakers: 

  • Athanasios Tsanas, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Thomas Ostermann, Universität Witten/Herdecke, Germany
  • Mireya Fernández Chimeno, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain

Proceedings will be submitted for indexation by: 

  • SCOPUS, Google Scholar, DBLP, Semantic Scholar, Microsoft Academic, Engineering Index (EI) and Conference Proceedings Citation Index.
  • All papers presented at the conference venue will also be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library.