On 23 September, 2022, valued Industry Partner Stryker, a Michigan, US-based medtech company, in partnership with QUT (Queensland University of Technology), The University of Queensland, the Queensland Government, and Metro North Health, officially opened the Stryker R&D Lab at the Herston Health Precinct in Brisbane today.

It was a pleasure for our Centre to attend and celebrate this significant milestone for medical innovation in Queensland.

Centre Director, Prof. Yuantong Gu and Centre Manager, Ms Maddie McIntyre attended the prestigious opening which is a landmark for Brisbane and places us at the forefront of biomedical and biotechnology innovation on the global stage.

Guest speakers Maurice Ben-Mayor, Kevin Lobo, Professor Deborah Terry, Prof Margaret Sheil AO, and Hon. Yvette D’Ath – Minister for Health & Ambulance Services acknowledged the profound impact this collaborative partnership and ecosystem will have on the advancement of technologies and #personalizedhealthcare while creating a unique opportunity for the next generation workforce right here in Queensland.

Through a focus on engineer-clinician collaboration in digital health, robotics, and personalised surgical planning we are excited to work closely with the R&D Lab over the coming years, with further visits from the centre to come.

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