Osteon Medical and Swinburne University have announced the formation of a new strategic collaboration, offering the first integrated advanced milling centre. This partnership combines deep Engineering and Dental experience with best of breed new advanced manufacturing technologies. This collaboration will address the increased market demand for patient specific dental devices. "I am thrilled to be part of the solution and not the problem of keeping innovative technologies in Australia", says Michael Tuckman, CEO of Osteon Medical pty ltd. Swinburne University, a global leader in delivering comprehensive education, state of the art facilities and strong commitment to research and development adds a critical component to Osteon Medical's Dental Division. "There is a very strong technological alignment between the parties, and we're very hopeful that this agreement will be the start of what will grow to become an enduring and mutually beneficial partnership" says Juris Liberts Director Centre for New Manufacturing Swinburne University.