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Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to announce the 26th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics (ESB 2020) to be organized in Milano, Italy, on July 12-15, 2020.

The congress will take place in the Bovisa Campus of Politecnico di Milano, easy to reach from downtown and from the main campus of Politecnico (Leonardo Campus) through the Milan public transportation system. The pre-courses and welcome reception will take place in the Leonardo Campus which is located in the city center.

esb milan pictureMilano is the most active and modern city in Italy with a clear vocation to the European culture. It offers a wide variety of enjoyable cultural and artistic landmarks.

Politecnico di Milano is one of the most outstanding technical universities in Europe, ranked 1st in Italy. Established in 1863, it is the largest school of Architecture, Design and Engineering in Italy, with two main campuses located in Milan, the heart of fashion and design industries and the venue of Expo 2015, and five more campuses around the Lombardy region.

In particular, Politecnico di Milano boast a large group of researchers active in the biomedical engineering fields and in Biomechanics in particular which makes Politecnico one of the leading universities in Italy in the biomechanical fields.

We are grateful to Prof. Federica Caselli (Università Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy), Prof. David Steinman (University of Toronto, Canada) and Prof. Nico Verdonschot (Medical University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands), who agreed to deliver Keynote Lectures.


Abstracts for podium presentations, posters and perspective talks can be submitted online through the congress website by January 31st 2020. Further information and templates are available at

As in the previous ESB conference, also ESB2020 “Perspective Talks” will be given by established leaders in their scientific domains with the purpose to present overviews or highlights on key research subjects on the congress topics. Researchers who intend to give a Perspective Talk are also encouraged to submit their abstract.

Submissions of Perspective Talks have two deadlines: November 30th 2019 and 31st January 2020.


ISB will endorse the following tracks:

Further detailed information as well as information on sponsoring and exhibition can be found at

We are looking forward to receiving your contributions and to welcoming you at ESB 2020 in Milano.


With best personal regards,

Francesco Migliavacca, Gabriele Dubini, Manuela Galli, Alberto Redaelli

ESB 2020 Chairs