The Bionics Institute is an internationally recognised, independent medical research institute that solves medical challenges with technology. They lead the world in the research and development of innovative medical devices and therapies to improve human health. Their multidisciplinary team comprises world-class scientists, engineers and researchers, and their laboratories are located in St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, close the Institute’s clinical collaborators. Together they transform the lives of people with a range of conditions, including hearing impairment, Crohnʼs disease, Parkinsonʼs disease, epilepsy, stroke, arthritis and diabetes.
Principal research areas
- Hearing and vision research
- Brain research
- Autoimmune and chronic conditions research
- Incubator research
Image caption: An implantable device created by the Bionics Institute in Melbourne, Victoria.
Image credit: Bionics Institute