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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
Development IncubatorJuly 20, 2020
New AO project is poised to revolutionize tissue engineering
Strategy FundMay 29, 2020
A bold vision: New AO project to revolutionize spine and pelvis fracture treatment
AO Innovation Translation Center project uses strategy fund resources to transform patient care
Development IncubatorJuly 02, 2019
Inside the healing processAO Fracture Monitor helps clinicians understand and measure fracture healing
"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