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Strategy Fund seed funding aimed at early-stage ideas for innovative products, services, and technologies improving surgeon education or any element of the entire patient journey in musculoskeletal disorders.


Development Incubator support for inventors to develop solutions toward clinical implementation, from proof of concept to to mentoring by an independent board with expertise in R&D, financing, clinical validation, manufacturing, and industrialization.


Latest innovation success stories

"As part of the AO Innovation Translation Center (AO ITC), the Technology Transfer office offers an opportunity for inventors to take vital steps toward applying their ideas to advance patient care."

Michael Schütz, Chairperson, Technology Transfer Board, AO ITC