simVITRO: A Critical Tool for your Translational Research

Translating your discoveries from bench to bedside requires powerful and flexible tools that adapt to the changing needs of your research. simVITRO is a robotic testing system designed for translational orthopaedic biomechanics research. With a simple set up and native real-time force-feedback control, there’s no need for programming, so you can focus on getting the exact answers you need rather than spending time developing custom software tools for each new test.

Test any joint, any load and range of motion

With simVITRO’s fully customizable framework for in vitro cadaveric testing, there’s the flexibility to test any joint to any load and range of motion to your precise specifications. It’s all thanks to a user friendly combination of software and hardware from Simulation Solutions and the Cleveland Clinic that combines into a quality toolkit which increases your scientific output, whilst saving time and money.

simVITRO can also be used for biomechanical testing of hand & wrist, foot & ankle and elbow joints as well as in manufacturing. The webinar developed with Robb Colbrunn from the Cleveland Clinic outlines how the modules for testing different joint types work with simVITRO. 

What researchers say about simVITRO

I would not be using a robot if simVITRO didn’t exist. As the FDA requires more and more data, and with our ability to quickly generate that data right here in the lab, simVITRO will continue to give us a competitive advantage Professor Bill Walsh, PhD

Professor and Director of the Surgical & Orthopaedic Research Laboratories , University of New South Wales

simVITRO at the University of New South Wales

Delivering biomechanical testing in partnership with the Cleveland Clinic

Simulation Solutions has teamed up with the Cleveland Clinic BioRobotics Laboratory in Ohio, a centre of excellence for biomechanical testing of biological joints, structures, and biomaterials. The BioRobotics Lab has been developing and refining simVITRO since 2005 to produce a powerful software framework where all joint types can be efficiently tested with software designed as a universal musculoskeletal simulator. This scalable, flexible, and configurable system can be integrated with new or existing robotic infrastructure in your laboratory or testing facility.

You can see how this software and hardware integration comes together to deliver optimal results at the ORS Annual Meeting in New Orleans in March 2018, or the World Biomechanics Conference in Dublin in July. We love to speak to our customers and share how simVITRO can make research more efficient, so let us know if you’ll be visiting. Alternatively, if you won’t be at the conferences but would like to see simVITRO in action then you can visit our test cell at Simulation Solutions office in Manchester.

Let us know if you'll be at the ORS or World Biomechanics Conference 2018

How simVITRO makes it easy to streamline your orthopaedic research

No programming required
The streamlined user interface between software and hardware makes for a simple set up, configuration, testing and analysis.
Expansive capabilities
The flexible base software has modules for every major joint as well as general purpose applications.
Customisable solutions
With its native, plug-in style architecture, simVitro allows for customisation of many aspects of the system, allowing for easy modifications mid-project without having to set up the test all over again.
Easy to add new hardware and future-proof against hardware obsolence
With a hardware neutral framework the integration of new hardware is simple as a software driver update, making it easy to tailor and expand your system.
Simple comparison of results with an international user base
The common platform with easily interchangeable configuration and data files makes collaborations simpler, whilst ensuring accuracy of data.
All with support from the experts at The Cleveland Clinic BioRobotics Lab
Our detailed instructions manual has guides on setting up and amending all aspects of customisation with simVitro. Not only that, but support is available via email and phone.

For more information or to arrange a free workshop with the test cell at our Manchester offices