BioApps Sdn Bhd Is University of Malaya’s spin-off company, established under the Centre for Applied Biomechanics (CAB), Faculty of Engineering, on 17 May 2012. The directors, Prof. Dr. Ir. Wan Abu Bakar Wan Abas and Prof. Dr. Ir. Noor Azuan Abu Osman, have a vast experience in the engineering field and have been in it for over 30 years.
Prof. Azuan was the founder of the Biomedical Engineering (Prosthetic & Orthotic) undergraduate program at the University of Malaya, the first and only such a program introduced in Malaysia. Currently, two cohorts had graduated from the program and gained careers in the prosthetic and orthotic (P&O) industry in Malaysia.
Initially, the main activities of the company were in biomedical engineering research, training, and consultation. Since July 2013, it started to focus on prosthetic and orthotic services, operating at the Brace & Limb Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya as the location to produce P&O devices.
In January 2015, BioApps started its operation at the Ground Floor, South Tower, University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) and now acts as the sole prosthetic and orthotic services provider for the UMMC.
BioApps Sdn Bhd now provides prosthetic and orthotic services combined with personal consultations tailored to your specific individual needs, using the most advanced products and manufacturing techniques available today. Based on the commitment to improve the quality of life of those involved and through the Centre for Applied of Biomechanics (CAB), BioApps is proactive in establishing quality R&D in the area of P&O.
BioApps offers in-house training as well as laboratory and equipment rental. It also focuses on giving training and consultation in the field of Biomedical Engineering as it has specialists and practitioners that truly stand out in the field.