Project

Soft tissue protecting bone cutter

Acronym
Bone Cutter
Duration
01 February 2019 → Ongoing
Funding
Regional and community funding: Industrial Research Fund
Promotor
Research disciplines
  • Engineering and technology
    • Medical biotechnology not elsewhere classified
Keywords
Orthopedics knee
 
Project description

Recently, UGent filed a patent application of a promising innovative technology to improve the bone cutting process during knee arthroplasty surgery. The technology has the unique characteristic of protecting the soft tissue surrounding the joint against unintended damage. The aim of this project is to valorise the filed patent application.