The AO Innovation Translation Center (AO ITC) streamlines and drives innovation projects.
AO ITC activities include the development of clinical solutions with industrial partners, innovation gathering, proof-of-concept studies with innovators, strategic investment in IP, technology, or companies, and evidence creation through clinical research.
InnovationMay 29, 2019
AO Annual Report 2018AO Annual Report 2018 published
InnovationApril 29, 2019
13th Asia Pacific AO Technical Commission Experts SymposiumAO Technical Commission Experts' Symposium builds momentum in Asia Pacific
InnovationApril 08, 2019
Biphasic plateAO Development Incubator-supported biphasic plate promotes fast and robust fracture healing
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"Innovation at the AO has remained the same, finding solutions to clinical problems—meeting patient treatment needs. What has changed is implementation and the way that innovation is moving forward."
Robert McGuire, AO Past President