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The Motor Accident Insurance Commission (MAIC) is Bionics Queensland’s major funding partner in 2022.

The Motor Accident Insurance Commission (MAIC) is the regulatory authority responsible for the ongoing management of the Compulsory Third Party (CTP) scheme in Queensland.

MAIC and Bionics Queensland have a shared interest in optimising the rehabilitation of Queenslanders impacted by road trauma and related disabilities. Grants provided by MAIC are focused on injury prevention and rehabilitation; supporting activities that aim to eliminate or reduce the incidence of road crashes and where this is not possible to improve the treatment and rehabilitation of people who are injured.

MAIC has supported three Bionics Queensland projects that together provide platform knowledge and funding to accelerate bionic devices, limbs, treatments and technologies to assist those impacted by road accident trauma.
  • Bionics Challenge 2021 and 2022 – A competition for early-stage innovations and discoveries across the four categories of Bionic Mobility, Bionic Senses, Bionic implants and Organs; and Bionics, the Brain, Neurotech and AI.
  • A major study of Bionics Innovation Opportunities and Pathways aligned to End User Needs to inform future research, new devices and treatments and related end user engagement.
  • A Bionics Innovation Ecosystem Mapping Project to understand the gaps and opportunities (unique and/or shared) across the network of businesses, institutions, centres and programs involved in research, design, regulatory approval, distribution and promotion of medical bionic solutions. A key outcome of this project will be the preparation of a draft Queensland-led Roadmap for Bionic Innovation (to be released in the third quarter of 2022). 

For more insights on the ground-breaking rehabilitation research, rehabilitation therapies and services of MAIC supported programs, visit the Scheme’s interactive Knowledge Centre.

 

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Motor Accident Insurance Commission

The Motor Accident Insurance Commission (MAIC) Queensland is our major funding partner. The rehabilitation of Queenslanders impacted by road accident trauma, disabilities and chronic health conditions underpins our highly valued partnership.

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