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Linkage Projects - Grant ID: LP140100607 [ 2014 - 2017 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/LP140100607]

Researchers Prof Qian Ma; Prof Yi-Min (Mike) Xie; Dr Wei Xu; Prof Milan Brandt; Prof Peter Choong; Mr Robert Thompson; Dr Huiping Tang

Brief description A large number of the Australian population suffer various types of bone issues arising from either age-related degenerative bone problems or injuries from accidents, sports and other activities. As the number of joint replacements performed in Australia increases, it is important to reduce the rate of implant failure. This project aims to address this critical issue by combining unique multi-scale structural design, alloy development, 3D printing, modelling and tissue engineering to develop bone-like biomimetic titanium implants with superior structural, mechanical and biological compatibility with bone. The outcomes will contribute to both healthcare and manufacturing industries, as well as improving the quality of life for Australians.

Funding Amount 360000

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