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Development of an innovative system for the dynamic stabilization of the lumbar spine (avoiding fusion) including a new bone screw to be anchored in the vertebral body (pedicle) for carrying transverse loads.

Finite-Element-Analysis of a tibial plateau (knee prosthesis) for evaluation of the fracture mechanism and design of additional ribs.

Development of artificial ligaments for the reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament, including new test methods for fatigue evaluation, innovative drill jigs and a pre-operative planning.

Development of a computerized spine simulator for applying close to reality loads on anatomical specimen and surgical systems.

Development of a knee simulator for analyzing ligament lesions (injury thresholds) at skiing with load build up times down to 50ms.

Innovative concepts .....

..... out of distinctive basic research !