Australia’s 'Top 50 Philanthropic gifts' were announced in October 2013 in the inaugural celebration of our nation’s most significant philanthropic achievements.

Pioneering research projects in bionic vision and bionic hearing by Bionics Institute scientists and engineers claimed a place in both the ‘top 50’ and ‘top 10’.

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What we're discovering

Our research has always concentrated on clinical and commercial advances that can make a genuine difference to the lives of real people. Made up of researchers across a number of disciplines, our team works together to make new discoveries in bionic hearing, bionic vision and neurobionics, and to educate the relevant people on these advances.

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Sharing our stories

Since 2008 the Bionics Institute has brought together the preeminent scientific, engineering and medical researchers in the development of bionic devices. The Medical Bionics Conference has attracted speakers and delegates from across the globe and has provided a forum for information exchange, networking and the mentoring of students.

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You mke us what we are

As a not-for-profit organisation, we're funded substantially by contributions from the community. Which means every breakthrough we make, is really thanks to you.

And we can't wait to make your next one.

The Bionics Institute is endorsed as a deductible gift recipient (DGR). All donations over $2 are tax deductible.

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Keep up with what's happening at the Bionics Institute.

What's new?

Bionic Vision funding extended through 2014

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Everything about working with the Bionics Institute.

How we make a different

Our approach to research, and the many applications for our discoveries.

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