About the OIC

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

Where is the Orthopaedic Innovation Centre (OIC) located?

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.

When was the OIC established?

The OIC was established in July 2010.

Does the OIC have a Board of Directors, and if so, who are they?

Yes, the OIC has a Board of Directors. Our Board of Directors are Martin Petrak, President; Laurie Walus, Treasurer; Ariel Dujovne; Vice Chair; Edward S. Richmond; Director, Dr. Eric Bohm; Director,  Nelson Kalin; Director and Dr. David Hedden; Director.

What is OIC Precision Labs?

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OIC Precision Labs is a division of the OIC that was established in early 2014 in order to offer the same high quality service and technologies to non-medical sectors such as the aerospace, manufacturing, utilities, and mining industries.

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