Össur at a Glance
Össur is a global leader in non-invasive orthopaedics; innovating, producing, and providing advanced technological solutions within the prosthetics and bracing & supports market. Our mission is to improve people’s mobility so they can live their Life Without Limitations®.
We Improve People's Mobility
Since the foundation of Össur in 1971, we have grown through a healthy combination of organic development and acquisitions, both in Prosthetics and Bracing & Supports. Össur has a strong presence in its industries and key markets and is well positioned to leverage future growth opportunities. Össur is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen, has operations in 36 countries and has around 4,000 employees worldwide. Össur is signatory to the UN Global Compact, UN Women’s Empowerment Principles, contributes to the UN Sustainable Development Goals and has since 2021, been Carbon Neutral for scope 1 and 2, and selected scope 3 emissions.
Life Without Limitations®
We strive to create a Life Without Limitations for the many people who use our products and solutions. They are at the core of everything we do, and we specialize in providing qualitative and comprehensive solutions to a wide range of individual needs.
We help individuals to advance their everyday life and pursue their goals. Prosthetics are used by people who were born with limb loss or limb difference, or who have had limbs amputated for a variety of reasons. Vascular diseases including diabetes as well as cancer, trauma, and congenital defects are some of the more common reasons. The users of our prosthetic products and solutions range from children to the elderly, and from low to high active people and successful athletes. Bracing & Supports are used by individuals who develop knee pain, are diagnosed with osteoarthritis in their joints, incur fractures to their ligaments or injure themselves causing movement impairment.
World Class Innovation Capabilities
Significant investment in research and development has resulted in over 2,000 patents, award-winning designs, successful clinical outcomes, and consistently strong market positions. Every year, we invest around 5% of sales in research and development to progress and enhance our product portfolio for the benefit of our end-users. Össur is a pioneer of advanced technology with top tier brand recognition based on quality and high reliability, providing scientifically proven solutions that deliver effective clinical outcomes. We emphasize listening to and learning from our end-users to develop successful products and solutions. By understanding their needs, through continuous development and pushing the boundaries of technology, we continue to create some of the best products and services available in Prosthetics and Bracing & Supports. In 2022, we introduced 15 new products to the market.