Working with surgeons to offer patients a more streamlined surgery.

Dr George Dimitroulis established MAXONIQ in early 2016 to commercialise the newly-developed, TMJ Total Joint Replacement System.

As a start-up company, born of the digital age, we have the flexibility of providing custom-made, patient specific devices which can easily and rapidly be delivered through the use of CAD-CAM technologies. 

Through our experience in digital design and our successful use of implantable devices created by advanced additive & subtractive manufacturing methods, we have the capability of producing an unlimited range of medical devices which is limited only by our imagination. We design simple solutions for complex oral and maxillofacial applications.

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Years MAXONIQ™ has focused on making a positive impact on people’s lives through advanced technology, research, and real-world experience.

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Our core, custom-designed, implantable devices to support oral and maxillofacial applications.

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Product patents pending approval or fully owned by MAXONIQ™.

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All MAXONIQ™ patient specific product designs are supported by our ISO 13485:2016 certification.


Our process

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Creation of case file following the acquisition of the patient DICOM data.

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CAD file creation including clinical and engineering review.

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Clinician authorisation of device design.

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The final approved design is sent through for manufacturing with our ISO certified manufacturing partner in Australia.

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The end product is quality checked and shipped directly to the hospital.


Executive Team & Board

George Dimitroulis

Founder & Director


Dr. George Dimitroulis is the founder and director of MAXONIQ. He started the company in 2016 by developing a digital platform for the design and manufacture of innovative medical devices for the field of craniomaxillofacial surgery. George also runs his own specialist practice in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.


Trevor Townsend

Chairman


Trevor is a highly experienced board director, with extensive expertise in strategy, innovation, finance, governance and technology. Trevor has a Bachelor of Business RMIT and Graduate Diploma of Computing from Deakin University. Trevor has broad commercial experience with executive roles at National Australia Bank, TIBCO Software Inc, AIPEX, SMS Management & Technologies and Startupbootcamp. Trevor also has over 15 years of experience investing in startups and private businesses, with numerous exits including ASX listings and Board appointments including Private, Public and Not Profit companies.


George Zarpalas

Board Member


George is a key Board member of MAXONIQ. He has over 23 years of experience in the accounting profession and provides strategic, business and taxation advice to a wide variety of privately owned business and corporate clients. George has extensive commercial expertise in the business arena, also working as a Partner for the Strategem Group of businesses. George has previously held long standing positions with Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young.


Dr. George Dimitroulis is the founder and director of MAXONIQ. He started the company in 2016 by developing a digital platform for the design and manufacture of innovative medical devices for the field of craniomaxillofacial surgery. George also runs his own specialist practice in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.


Trevor is a highly experienced board director, with extensive expertise in strategy, innovation, finance, governance and technology. Trevor has a Bachelor of Business RMIT and Graduate Diploma of Computing from Deakin University. Trevor has broad commercial experience with executive roles at National Australia Bank, TIBCO Software Inc, AIPEX, SMS Management & Technologies and Startupbootcamp. Trevor also has over 15 years of experience investing in startups and private businesses, with numerous exits including ASX listings and Board appointments including Private, Public and Not Profit companies.


George is a key Board member of MAXONIQ. He has over 23 years of experience in the accounting profession and provides strategic, business and taxation advice to a wide variety of privately owned business and corporate clients. George has extensive commercial expertise in the business arena, also working as a Partner for the Strategem Group of businesses. George has previously held long standing positions with Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young.


Leigh Zhang

Board Member


Leigh has over 20 years of financial service industry experience in both Australia and China. She is Co Founder and Chief Investment Officer of WealthSpring International Group specialising in cross border strategic M&A transactions and deal structuring. Prior to founding WealthSpring, Leigh worked at Macquarie Bank, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Babcock & Brown head up these organisation's China business operations.


Mick Shaddock

Board Member


With more than 25 years of healthcare experience Mick's primary activity and responsibilities are to deliver good business development, robust sales activity, and profitable and sustainable growth for MAXONIQ. MAXONIQ have a suite of innovative products that deliver superior healthcare outcomes and I look forward to partnering with the people and organizations that can help to achieve success for this small but rapidly growing company.


Leigh has over 20 years of financial service industry experience in both Australia and China. She is Co Founder and Chief Investment Officer of WealthSpring International Group specialising in cross border strategic M&A transactions and deal structuring. Prior to founding WealthSpring, Leigh worked at Macquarie Bank, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Babcock & Brown head up these organisation's China business operations.


With more than 25 years of healthcare experience Mick's primary activity and responsibilities are to deliver good business development, robust sales activity, and profitable and sustainable growth for MAXONIQ. MAXONIQ have a suite of innovative products that deliver superior healthcare outcomes and I look forward to partnering with the people and organizations that can help to achieve success for this small but rapidly growing company.



Our Team

Mick Shaddock

General Manager


With more than 25 years of healthcare experience my primary activity and responsibilities are to deliver good business development, robust sales activity, profitable and sustainable growth for MAXONIQ. MAXONIQ have a suite of innovative products that deliver superior healthcare outcomes and I look forward to partnering with the people and organizations that can help to achieve success for this small but rapidly growing company.


Stuart Douglas

Partnerships Manager


Stuart recently joined MAXONIQ as a commercial leader with a breadth of sales, marketing and senior management experience with global corporates such as Philips Healthcare, Toshiba, Medtronic and Straumann Group. His career in healthcare now extends beyond 25 years with expertise in medical devices and capital equipment in specialty fields such as radiology, cardiology and cardiac surgery and vascular surgery. Whilst at Straumann for 4.5 years he also has gained experience in dental implants, restorative dentistry and oral and maxillofacial surgery. Stuart at MAXONIQ is responsible for all sales, marketing and business development activities for the domestic and international markets.


Carlye O’Neill

Sales and Clinical Specialist


Carlye has a long and well established career as both a Clinical Nurse within Vascular and Plastic Surgery and in distinguished customer sales and clinical support roles. Her sales and clinical support experience extends to a broad range of clinical specialties including Cardiac and Vascular Surgery, Radiology, Obstetrics, Gastroenterology and Urology. Her past employers have also included highly respected global corporates such as Medtronic and Terumo. Carlye is Brisbane based and began her role with MAXONIQ in February 2021.


With more than 25 years of healthcare experience my primary activity and responsibilities are to deliver good business development, robust sales activity, profitable and sustainable growth for MAXONIQ. MAXONIQ have a suite of innovative products that deliver superior healthcare outcomes and I look forward to partnering with the people and organizations that can help to achieve success for this small but rapidly growing company.


Stuart recently joined MAXONIQ as a commercial leader with a breadth of sales, marketing and senior management experience with global corporates such as Philips Healthcare, Toshiba, Medtronic and Straumann Group. His career in healthcare now extends beyond 25 years with expertise in medical devices and capital equipment in specialty fields such as radiology, cardiology and cardiac surgery and vascular surgery. Whilst at Straumann for 4.5 years he also has gained experience in dental implants, restorative dentistry and oral and maxillofacial surgery. Stuart at MAXONIQ is responsible for all sales, marketing and business development activities for the domestic and international markets.


Carlye has a long and well established career as both a Clinical Nurse within Vascular and Plastic Surgery and in distinguished customer sales and clinical support roles. Her sales and clinical support experience extends to a broad range of clinical specialties including Cardiac and Vascular Surgery, Radiology, Obstetrics, Gastroenterology and Urology. Her past employers have also included highly respected global corporates such as Medtronic and Terumo. Carlye is Brisbane based and began her role with MAXONIQ in February 2021.


Nathan Wang

Production Engineer


Nathan is experienced with delivering patient specific device solutions as he has been working in the industry since graduating. He is proficient in various software platforms and manufacturing technologies such as Materialize and Solidworks. Nathan has been with MAXONIQ since its inception and was involved in producing Melbourne's first 3D-printed jaw prosthesis. He is the senior production engineer responsible for all production activities.


Melissa Ilyas

Accounts Administrator / Sales Support


Mel is an experienced office administrator with a demonstrated history of working in customer service and sales roles within the fashion and construction industries. Mel holds a Bachelor’s degree in business focused in Marketing from RMIT University. Shortly after completing her degree, she gained experience with a hearing aid manufacturer and retailer, sparking her interest in the healthcare industry. Mel is responsible for the upkeep of accounts for customers and suppliers of MAXONIQ, along with supporting the sales team by fulfilling customer orders and assisting with the planning and implementation of marketing activities.


Aaron Atkinson

Design Engineer


Having joined Maxoniq in early 2017, Aaron has overseen the MAXONIQ Osseo-Frame from its infancy, developing it from a concept by Dr George Dimitroulis to an ARTG Listed Medical Device capable of assisting endentulous patients by restoring dental function. Aaron’s work encompasses a broad range of roles including liaising with potential suppliers and manufacturing parties, providing oversight for intern projects, in-house rapid prototyping, sourcing equipment for quality assessments and he is also involved in the production of more complex patient-specific implants.


Nathan is experienced with delivering patient specific device solutions as he has been working in the industry since graduating. He is proficient in various software platforms and manufacturing technologies such as Materialize and Solidworks. Nathan has been with MAXONIQ since its inception and was involved in producing Melbourne's first 3D-printed jaw prosthesis. He is the senior production engineer responsible for all production activities.


Mel is an experienced office administrator with a demonstrated history of working in customer service and sales roles within the fashion and construction industries. Mel holds a Bachelor’s degree in business focused in Marketing from RMIT University. Shortly after completing her degree, she gained experience with a hearing aid manufacturer and retailer, sparking her interest in the healthcare industry. Mel is responsible for the upkeep of accounts for customers and suppliers of MAXONIQ, along with supporting the sales team by fulfilling customer orders and assisting with the planning and implementation of marketing activities.


Having joined Maxoniq in early 2017, Aaron has overseen the MAXONIQ Osseo-Frame from its infancy, developing it from a concept by Dr George Dimitroulis to an ARTG Listed Medical Device capable of assisting endentulous patients by restoring dental function. Aaron’s work encompasses a broad range of roles including liaising with potential suppliers and manufacturing parties, providing oversight for intern projects, in-house rapid prototyping, sourcing equipment for quality assessments and he is also involved in the production of more complex patient-specific implants.


Timothy Banks

Design Engineer


Tim is enthusiastic and passionate about engineering for medical applications.Tim currently is undertaking his Masters degree at the University of Melbourne whilst working at MAXONIQ. At MAXONIQ, Tim is developing medical devices focused on improving patient outcomes and matching surgeons needs to advance treatment methods.


Chris McCrowe

Design Engineer


After 17 years experience in the construction sector, Chris McCrowe discovered his passion lay in helping people and engineering, so he decided to combine the two and undertook an Honours Degree in Biomedical Engineering at RMIT, taking the leap into the MedTech industry. Chris is now a Design Engineer at MAXONIQ, where he enthusiastically leads the development of the ARTG listed ArthroJaw Total Joint Replacement System. Previously to MAXONIQ, he has worked in various roles in the Additive Manufacturing sector where he assisted healthcare specialists and other professionals by overseeing the planning, production and manufacture of one-off and bespoke devices used in medical, aerospace and many other industrial applications. In his spare time, Chris dabbles in hobby 3D printing, he cultivates bonsai, and still quite often enjoys strapping on a toolbelt and swinging a hammer for renovation projects.


Edward Settle

Design Engineer


Ed joined MAXONIQ during his final year of his Master of Biomedical Engineering at The University of Melbourne, where he aided in the redesign and testing of the ArthroJaw Total Joint Replacement System. This solidified his passion for the Medtech industry and the design of custom Craniomaxillofacial surgical devices. Ed is now a Production Engineer and Quality/ Regulatory Affairs Associate where he ensures all MAXONIQ products and processes are compliant to international standards and regulations.


Tim is enthusiastic and passionate about engineering for medical applications.Tim currently is undertaking his Masters degree at the University of Melbourne whilst working at MAXONIQ. At MAXONIQ, Tim is developing medical devices focused on improving patient outcomes and matching surgeons needs to advance treatment methods.


After 17 years experience in the construction sector, Chris McCrowe discovered his passion lay in helping people and engineering, so he decided to combine the two and undertook an Honours Degree in Biomedical Engineering at RMIT, taking the leap into the MedTech industry. Chris is now a Design Engineer at MAXONIQ, where he enthusiastically leads the development of the ARTG listed ArthroJaw Total Joint Replacement System. Previously to MAXONIQ, he has worked in various roles in the Additive Manufacturing sector where he assisted healthcare specialists and other professionals by overseeing the planning, production and manufacture of one-off and bespoke devices used in medical, aerospace and many other industrial applications. In his spare time, Chris dabbles in hobby 3D printing, he cultivates bonsai, and still quite often enjoys strapping on a toolbelt and swinging a hammer for renovation projects.


Ed joined MAXONIQ during his final year of his Master of Biomedical Engineering at The University of Melbourne, where he aided in the redesign and testing of the ArthroJaw Total Joint Replacement System. This solidified his passion for the Medtech industry and the design of custom Craniomaxillofacial surgical devices. Ed is now a Production Engineer and Quality/ Regulatory Affairs Associate where he ensures all MAXONIQ products and processes are compliant to international standards and regulations.


Employment & Graduate Opportunities

Interested in shaping the future of surgery?

MAXONIQ offers an internship program for well-rounded, high achieving students seeking experience in medical device design and development, regulatory compliance and quality management.