The Biomedical Diagnostics Institute (BDI) is a Science Foundation Ireland CSET (Centre for Science, Engineering and Technology). Established in October 2005, the BDI is an Academic-Business-Clinical partnership that carries out cutting-edge research programmes focused on the development of next-generation biomedical diagnostic devices. The BDI vision is to transform healthcare by pioneering advances in the science and technology of diagnostics and by translating these advances into clinical use.
BDI research addresses major clinical challenges informed by the partnership of clinicians, scientists and industry. Building on key scientific insights, the BDI will now apply its established capabilities to create integrated Point-of-Care solutions, which will have major impacts on diagnosing disease and sustaining human health.