Bridging academia and industry.
Supporting education and innovation.
As a 501(c)(3) non-profit research organization and an A2LA ISO 17025 accredited mechanical testing laboratory (Cert. # 2278.01), the RIH Orthopaedic Foundation is uniquely positioned between the academic and industrial sectors of the orthopedic space. Originally established as a training resource for the Brown University Orthopedic Residency Program, RIHOF also supports medical device manufacturers with mechanical testing, bioskills laboratories, biomedical research, and innovation strategy. Whether assisting a fourth-year orthopedic resident with their research project or helping a startup gather data for their first 510k submission, RIHOF is committed to delivering quality results and advancing the field of orthopedics.