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My name is Kevin Brooks and I am part of the WIHC team. My role is to connect you with the excellent health and life science offer in the region of Wessex in the South of England, UK. Today I want to tell you about one of those companies – the Orthopaedic Research Institute, Bournemouth University (ORIBU).

ORIBU works with the NHS and private hospitals, industry partners and academia to provide the development eco-system needed to produ­ce effective and commercial orthopaedic products. ORIBU offers high quality research and facilities to support business to advance the fields of orthopaedic surgery, related diseases, treatments and devices.

ORIBU has a exemplary track record in working successfully with international companies. They are led by Professor Robert Middleton and Associate Professor Tom Wainwright, world leaders in enhanced recovery. The ORIBU facility The Ortholab includes state of the art equipment such as The Grail and immersive Virtual Reality trainers for surgeons.

If you want to know more please contact me here.