Health & Biotechnology

Become a professional in health & biotech technology integration

Engineer’s degree (diplôme d’ingénieur) with a major in Health & Biotechnology in a French CTI-accredited engineering school

Engineers trained in this major are prepared to excel in the multifaceted realm of medical technology, seamlessly integrating engineering principles with healthcare insights to drive innovation and solutions.

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Health & biotechnology major

This major uses teaching that combines life and human sciences, artificial intelligence and technologies, medical regulations and biotechnologies. Engineers taking this major are therefore positioned at the intersection between people, technology and medical professionals, and are at the heart of the digital transformation of the medical sector and biotechnologies.

#TECHFORHUMANS, projects that help people

Our students excel working on innovative projects that help people. The multidisciplinary scientific training combined with the available facilities (Fab Lab, IoT laboratory, deep learning computational server, etc.) help students design and develop prototypes that win recognition in major national competitions and lead to the creation of startups: custom orthopaedic supports, connected skin, artificial hands, using AI to help people with disabilities, physiotherapy aids, brain-machine interfaces, etc.


  • Machine learning, artificial intelligence and big data
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Bioinformatics and neural engineering
  • Information systems and healthcare networks
  • Bioethics, standards and regulations
  • Signal and image processing
  • Optoelectronics and mechatronics
  • IoT and connected health
  • Health economics
  • Life sciences


  • Designing, developing and evaluating complex biomedical solutions
  • Mastering modelling and digital methods in biology and health
  • Managing technology projects in the field of health
  • Understanding medical standards and regulations


Telemedicine and IoT Engineer, Health Information System Project Manager, Biostatistician Engineer, Medical Data Project Manager, R&D Engineer, Quality
and Regulations Engineer, Product and Process Development Engineer, Medical Device Design Engineer, Life Sciences Data Scientist


Programme Overview

Health & biotechnology major

Experimental methodology and biostatistics
Sensors & Optoelectronics
Biology fundamentals
Modeling biological systems
Machine learning
Health, autonomy and biotechnology: economy and organisation

Ethics, quality and regulation
Health Data and security
Telehealth & Health information systems
Data acquisition and metrology
Applied data analysis
Advanced Machine Learning
Connected objects and IoT for human care
Artificial intelligence and medical big data
Mechatronic systems
Computer vision and image processing
HMI and sensory engineering

Examples of Health & biotech student projects

Produced by ESILV engineering students


  • Drop Detection and Optical Sensors
    MedTech: Manufacturing of patches for cranial orthoses
    #PI²5 MES System Migration in Pharma & Biotech
    #PI²5 Tracking of Alzheimer's patients
  • #PI²4 Vision Measurements via Augmented Reality

Les actualités Santé biotech

A prototype virtual museum created by engineering students
Date: 30 May 2023
ESILV engineering students have succeeded in creating a virtual museum prototype that can be tested using Oculus Quest 2 virtual reality headsets. In partnership with the Centre Euro-méditerranéen pour la numérisation......

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Bioinformatics and Biotechnology: Engineers are Changing the Game!
Date: 16 Feb 2023
Bioinformatics and biotechnology are transforming the health industry, with engineers at the forefront of innovation. In recent years, advancements in technology and materials have enabled engineers to design and develop......

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Celia, De Vinci Research Center Intern: How Music and Engineering can Help With Alzheimer’s
Date: 22 Nov 2022
Celia, a student in Bioengineering at Universidad de Valladolid, joined the De Vinci Research Center for an interdisciplinary research program in partnership with ESILV and six other healthcare and educational establishments.......

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