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 05, 2021
Introducing the newly-CE marked Biphasic PlateSuperior fixation for optimized fracture healing.
InnovationFebruary 09, 2021
On the training horizon: digitally enhanced, hands-on surgical training
InnovationJanuary 27, 2021
Reducing amputations and injuries in childrenNew strategy fund project aims to transform pediatric fracture care in Ghana
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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