Orthopaedic Research Institute - Phase 2
Orthopaedic Research Institute, Bournemouth
Start Date:01/10/2015 End Date:31/03/2019
Growth Deal funding up to £1,650,000 (phase 1 £700,000 / phase 2 £950,000)
Awarded to Bournemouth University
- Phase 1: Purchase of equipment to establish the Orthopaedic Research Institute - COMPLETED.
- Phase 2: Purchase of additional equipment and expansion of ORI as a global gateway - ONGOING.
Phase 1 PROJECT COMPLETED
Local Growth Funding was awarded to establish a research centre of excellence in orthopaedics at Bournemouth University, to grow Dorset’s Orthopaedic Development and Innovation Accelerator Cluster of innovative businesses in this field.
Phase 2 - ONGOING
- To deliver the centre of excellence
Local Growth Funding has been allocated to enhance BU ORI facilities and to fund additional equipment, to provide training for UK and overseas surgeons and other high-value healthcare professionals, and to deliver training in conjunction with industry.
This will accelerate global reach of ground breaking Orthopaedic Research at Bournemouth University and a presence in the BU Global hub in China, India, the ASEAN hub and in Eastern Europe.
ORI Phase 2 Full Business Case was approved by Dorset LEP Board in August 2018 by written procedures, contractural arrangements are underway and estates work is underway.
Watch a video about BUORI’s new GRAIL and virtual reality training equipment here.
For further information visit the BU ORI website.
Orthopaedic Research Institute
Tel: +44 (0) 1202 961656
Katherine May, Programme Manager