top of page

AO Trauma Research Olympiad 2023 For Researchers


The objectives of the event are to:

  • Signify the importance of research within the AO Trauma community

  • Enhance a culture of clinical and basic science research among AO Trauma members

  • Further, strengthen the bonds of the AO Trauma regions

  • Establish a spirit of competitiveness, respect, and respect for the rules governing research across the AO Trauma regions and among AO Trauma members.

  • Give AO Trauma members the opportunity to present and compete at a global level.

  • Promote the AO spirit of innovation and the development of new concepts.


The candidates will join:

  • A visit to the AO Research Institute Davos (ARI) facilities and a get-together with ARI researchers and AO Innovation Translation Center (AO ITC) staff.

  • Tour of the AO Davos Courses

  • Dinner with invited guests

  • AO Trauma Research Olympiad competition

The detailed program will be announced at a later date.

Winners of the competition will receive gold, silver, and bronze medals as well as certificates. The costs of flights and four nights of lodging in Davos will be covered by AO Trauma.


The selection criteria for the candidates and their projects are:

  • Applicants must be 40 years old or younger.

  • All the candidates need to be clinicians.

  • Candidates may not have any other commitments during the days of the AO TRO program.

  • Projects must be original clinical research that has not yet been published or previously presented or published within the last 6 months at the time of application.


15th May 2023

Click here for more details.


bottom of page