Our Business

We improve people’s mobility

Össur is a global leader in non-invasive orthopaedics; innovating, producing, and providing advanced technological solutions within prosthetics and bracing & supports. Our mission is to improve the mobility of our users, so they can live their Life Without Limitations ®.

Össur was founded in 1971 and has since grown through innovation and acquisitions in both prosthetics and bracing & supports. Today, Össur has a strong global position in the industry and key markets being the second largest player worldwide in both segments and in a good position to leverage future growth opportunities. Össur has been listed since 1999 and since 2009 on Nasdaq Copenhagen. Össur has operations in over 25 countries and more than 3,000 employees.

Our users are at the core of everything we do

Every year there are individuals who are born without a limb or lose a limb at different stages of their life due to vascular diseases, diabetes, or trauma. There are also individuals who develop knee pain, are diagnosed with osteoarthritis in their joints, incur fractures to their ligaments or injure themselves resulting in movement impairment. Össur’s mission is to help these individuals regain their mobility by developing, producing, and providing them with prosthetic and bracing solutions.

World class innovation capabilities

Össur is a pioneer of advanced technology where our brand recognition is based on innovative and scientifically-proven solutions that deliver effective clinical outcomes. By researching and understanding people’s needs and pushing the boundaries of advanced technology, we continue to develop amongst the most effective solutions and services available in the fields of prosthetics and bracing & supports. Every year between 4-5% of Össur’s sales is re-invested in research & development with roughly 150 full-time employees working on new innovative products for the benefit of our users.