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.
InnovationJune 17, 2021
AO Annual Report 2020:Presenting significant achievements in innovation
InnovationJune 07, 2021
Voices for change: celebrating diversity within the AOHéctor J Aguado: my AO journey
InnovationMay 21, 2021
Voices for change: celebrating diversity within the AOWaeel Hamouda: my AO journey
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Introduction to AO ITC and AO Technical Commission
Technology Transfer and Clinical Evidence
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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