Vienna, Austria

Biomedicine and Biotechnology

Biomedizin und Biotechnologie

Bachelor's
Language: GermanStudies in German
Subject area: biology
Qualification: BSc
University website: www.vetmeduni.ac.at
Bachelor of Science, BSc
6 (2+4) Semester
180 ECTS
Biomedicine
Biomedicine (i.e. medical biology) is a branch of medical science that applies biological and physiological principles to clinical practice. The branch especially applies to biology and physiology. Biomedicine also can relate to many other categories in health and biological related fields. It has been the dominant health system for more than a century.
Biotechnology
Biotechnology is the use of living systems and organisms to develop or make products, or "any technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms, or derivatives thereof, to make or modify products or processes for specific use" (UN Convention on Biological Diversity, Art. 2). Depending on the tools and applications, it often overlaps with the (related) fields of bioengineering, biomedical engineering, biomanufacturing, molecular engineering, etc.
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