What We Do

Find out what has happened and the plans for the Focus Group.

The FG is currently covering hot topic areas in emerging technologies (e.g., Additive Manufacturing, Microfluidics, BioMEMS), as these are the key areas of interested at the current time. We have identified the following as “hot topics”:

  • 3D Bioprinting applications in drug discovery & development.
  • 3D Printing Manufacturing of drug delivery systems, medical devices, and implants.
  • Manufacturing of Nanomedicines by microfluidics.
  • Microfluidics for drug discovery and development.
  • BioMEMS devices as biosensors, drug delivery systems and injectable devices.
  • Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning.
  • In silico modelling.
  • Environmental, social, economic and legal concerns on the use of Emerging Technologies

The focus group will contribute to various international conferences including collaborating with other Societies involved in the topics covered by our FG. As a member of the FG, you can expect:
• Awards at the annual meetings.
• Opportunities to present your research during our dedicated programming session at the APS annual meeting and in the FG annual Workshop & Symposium.
• Social media promotion of your research to the community.
• Monthly webinars featuring accomplished speakers from Industrial & Academic scientists across the globe.
• An annual video competition for postdocs and Ph.D. students for the opportunity to speak at the Annual Meeting(s).
• Promote your research in the FG newsletter and Blog.