Össur at a Glance
Össur is a global leader in non-invasive orthopaedics; innovating, producing, and providing advanced and innovative technological solutions within the prosthetics and bracing & supports market. Our mission is to improve the mobility of our end-users so they can live their Life Without Limitations®.
We Improve People's Mobility
Since the foundation of Össur in 1971, 50 years ago, the Company has grown through a healthy combination of organic development and acquisitions, both in Prosthetics and Bracing & Supports. Össur has a strong global presence in its industries and key markets and is well positioned to leverage future growth opportunities. Össur’s main focus areas are innovation, growth and efficiency. Össur is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen, has operations in 35 countries and has around 4,000 employees across the globe. Össur is signatory to the UN Global Compact, UN Women’s Empowerment Principles, contributes to the UN Sustainable Development Goals and became carbon neutral in 2021.
Life Without Limitations®
We strive to create a Life Without Limitations® for our end-users. They are at the core of everything we do, and we specialize in providing qualitative and comprehensive solutions to their wide range of individual needs.
We help our end-users to advance in their everyday life and pursue their goals without limitations. Prosthetics are used by individuals who are living with limb loss or limb difference for a variety of reasons. Vascular disease, diabetes, trauma, and congenital defects are some of the more common reasons. 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. By understanding our end-users’ 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 2021, we introduced 14 new products to the market.