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

Project Summary-  

- 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


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

Outcome: Ongoing

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.


Contact Details 

Orthopaedic Research Institute

Tel: +44 (0) 1202 961656

Email: ori@bournemouth.ac.uk

Web: https://microsites.bournemouth.ac.uk/ori/

Dorset LEP

Katherine May, Programme Manager


01202 962720


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