Research and Development Center of Biomedical Photonics is a structural subdivision of the State Federal-Funded Educational Institution of Higher Education "Orel State University named after I.S. Turgenev" founded within the framework of the strategic project of the flagship university on September 29, 2017. R&D Center of Biomedical Photonics was formed on the basis of the Scientific-educational center "Biomedical Engineering" which was founded on January 28, 2010.