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.
InnovationAugust 02, 2018
AO Technical Commission Innovation Award2018 winner of the AO Technical Commission Innovation Prize
InnovationMarch 09, 2018
Latest NewsThe AO Development Incubator supports the ORS Business Plan Competition
InnovationMarch 20, 2017
Innovation at the AOThe AO Development Incubator is the latest AO innovation initiative to launch
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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