The main activities of the GNB are as follows:

  • To coordinate university education in the field of Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
  • To stimulate research in the sector through joint projects and through the establishment of scholarships and study awards
  • To promote knowledge of bioengineering and its applications in the society.
  • To encourage contacts between the world of academic and industrial research.
  • To sponsor or directly handle the publication of periodicals and books also with agreements with publishing houses.
  • To organize meetings, congresses, educational courses and the like in Italy and abroad, including in cooperation with similar bodies.
  • To promote Italian participation in international initiatives in the sector of bioengineering.
  • To promote contacts with national or international associations that have similar interests.