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Dedicated to medical regeneration for 35 years

Since the 1980s, Geistlich has been driving the development of high-quality regenerative biomaterials. During this time, the Swiss family-owned company has gradually established three foundations to link science in the field of bone, cartilage and tissue regeneration with practice. All three are celebrating important anniversaries this year.
October 24, 2023

Geistlich is marked by its passion for science. The internationally active company also expresses this in its foundation activities. In recent years, the Osteology Foundation and OsteoScience have been established in the field of dentistry, and the ON Foundation in the field of orthopedics.

All three foundations are committed to independent research and practice-oriented education in the field of medical regeneration. Over the years, this has led to the creation of a dense network of internationally renowned clinicians and scientists who have collectively enabled new therapeutic approaches and clinical treatment methods. Dr. Andreas Geistlich, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Geistlich, says: "We are proud of what our foundations have achieved. We extend our heartfelt congratulations."

20 years of the Osteology Foundation
The Osteology Foundation is the only specialized organization worldwide that exclusively focuses on the field of oral tissue regeneration. The Osteology Foundation aims to bridge the gap between scientific advancements and contemporary clinical practices in the realm of oral tissue regeneration. As a research partner, the foundation actively funds and supports studies exploring various aspects of oral tissue regeneration. Through its educational events, the Osteology Foundation reaches over 40,000 dentists and scientists worldwide each year.

10 years of Osteo Science Foundation
For a decade, Osteo Science Foundation in North America has been focusing on the demanding field of oral and maxillofacial surgery. Its goal is to promote high-quality research and education that leads to better outcomes for patients. 52 research grants on regenerative medicine topics have been awarded and more than 130 resident physicians have received training through the Clinical Observership Program. For this commitment to OSF, Dr. Andreas Geistlich recently received an award from the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS).

5 years ON Foundation
The ON Foundation is active in the field of orthopedic tissue regeneration. According to the foundation, a great deal of research is still needed to restore injured or impaired tissues and joints to their original condition and to preserve them permanently. For the past five years, it has been advancing this scientific field and supporting research and knowledge transfer in this area.