中国科学院苏州生物医学工程技术研究所(以下简称“苏州医工所”)是中国科学院唯一整建制的以生物医学仪器、试剂和生物材料为主要研发方向的国立研究机构，由中国科学院、江苏省和苏州市人民政府三方共同出资建设。自2012年11月通过验收正式成立以来，研究所始终秉承“忠诚 务实 合作 创新”的发展理念，定位于“面向生物医学的重大需求，开展先进生物医学仪器、试剂和生物材料等方面的基础性、战略性、前瞻性的研究工作，引领生物医学工程技术的发展，建成医疗仪器科技创新与成果转化平台，成为不可替代的国立研究机构”。
Suzhou Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Technology of Chinese Academy of Sciences (hereinafter referred to as "Suzhou Institute of Medical Engineering") is the only national research institute of Chinese Academy of Sciences, which mainly focuses on the research and development of biomedical instruments, reagents and biological materials. It is jointly funded by Chinese Academy of Sciences, Jiangsu Province and Suzhou Municipal People's Government. Since its formal establishment in November 2012, the Institute has been adhering to the development concept of "loyalty, pragmatic cooperation and innovation", aiming at "facing the major needs of biomedical science, carrying out basic, strategic and forward-looking research on advanced biomedical instruments, reagents and biological materials, and leading the development of biomedical engineering technology. To build a platform for scientific and technological innovation and achievement transformation of medical instruments, and become an irreplaceable national research institution ".
The Institute has set up 9 research LABS focusing on medical optical technology, medical laboratory technology, medical imaging technology, medical acoustics technology, medical electronics technology and rehabilitation engineering technology. The State Key Laboratory of Semiconductor Lighting Joint Innovation -- Light and Health Research Base (Suzhou), Key Laboratory of Biomedical Laboratory of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Key Laboratory of Medical Optics of Jiangsu Province, Engineering Laboratory of Advanced in Vitro Diagnostic Technology of Chinese Academy of Sciences and 9 key high technology laboratories of Suzhou have been established. The Institute Park covers an area of 208 mu, with a total construction area of 78,000 square meters of scientific research and supporting buildings, equipment investment of 310 million yuan, total assets of 1.2 billion yuan.