About the Orthopaedic Innovation CentreOur Company
Who We Are
With our team of surgeons, scientists, engineers, and technologists, we offer a unique combination of testing capabilities and expertise, supporting the medical device industry. Our services range from testing and validation to clinical research services and implant retrieval analysis using our diverse Implant Retrieval Database.
We provide the expertise and integrated testing solutions you need to validate designs, meet regulatory standards, ensure reliable performance, and bring your products to market on time and on budget.
We pride ourselves on our attention to detail, our dedication to quality, and our use of the most up-to-date standards. We strive to develop a relationship with each of our clients in order to better understand how we can help them succeed in their endeavors.
Frequently Asked Questions
The OIC is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba: the center of Canada. Our head office, implant retrieval and tribology laboratories, and surgical suite are located on the 3rd floor of the Concordia Hip & Knee Institute, which also houses an orthopaedic clinic, a digital X-Ray suite, and a pre-habilitation clinic. Our metrology laboratory is located on the ground floor of Concordia Hospital.
The OIC was established in July 2010.
Yes, the OIC has a Board of Directors. Our Board of Directors are Les Janzen, Director; Martin Petrak, President; Laurie Walus, Director; Ariel Dujovne, Director; Dr. Thomas Turgeon, Director; and Dr. Peter MacDonald, Director.
"...I want to thank you very much for stepping in at a crucial junction in my project. Your willingness to help and can-do attitude were very much appreciated...your people also contributed to my feeling that your facility is world class. They were a pleasure to meet and talk too. I want to express my gratitude for your promptness. You brought me into the facility within days and the project was completed in less than one day. This has me back on my timetable and allows me to move forward in my business ...[M]y experience with The Orthopaedic Innovation Centre was nothing but positive and I would not hesitate to refer anyone in any field to your facility. I look forward to working with you again in the future."