The Lugano region stands out for quality research in the biomedical and healthcare sector. On one hand, the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences (USI) along with the leading institutes of Human Medicine, Biomedical Research (IRB), Oncological Research (IOR) and Public Health (IPH) and Computational Science (ICS) works on its research projects in close collaboration with clinical partners such as the Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale (EOC), Cardiocentro Ticino (CCT), the Lugano Moncucco Clinic (CLM), the Ars Medica Clinic, the Sant'Anna Clinic, the Mendrisio Cantonal Psychiatric Clinic, the Novaggio Rehabilitation Clinic, the Hildebrand Centro Riabilitazione Brissago Clinic and the Viarnetto Psychiatric Clinic. On the other hand, the Department of Business Economics, Health and Social Care DEASS (SUPSI) has several multidisciplinary projects such as the Centre of Competence on Ageing, the Centre for Practical Competence and Health Policy and the 2rLab Rehabilitation Research Laboratory, each aimed at analysing specific issues and providing support to professionals. Research in the biomedical field conducted in collaboration with public and private entities make Lugano an ideal destination for the organisation of events related to the medical sector. Research in the biomedical field conducted in collaboration with public and private bodies make Lugano an ideal destination for the organisation of events related to the medical sector. An example is the International Conference on Malignant Lymphoma (ICML), promoted by the Oncological Research Institute (IOR) and organised for 16 editions at Lugano Convention & Exhibition venues, which attracts medical professionals to Lugano from all over the world.