Össur supports and partners with a wide range of organizations around the globe. As a leading orthopaedic manufacturer, it is the Company’s responsibility and privilege to champion the industry and serve patients and practitioners in every way possible. A few of the Company‘s larger initiatives are:
Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF)
The Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) and Össur have partnered together for over 25 years to ensure that individuals with limb difference have access to innovative sports prostheses, expert coaching, and instruction on how to use them.
Iceland Sport Association for the Disabled & The National Paralympic Committee of Iceland
Össur has been a proud supporter of the Iceland Disabled Sports Association and National Paralympic Committee (NPC Iceland) for 30 years.
International Confederation of Amputee Associations (IC2A)
Össur is a corporate member of the International Confederation of Amputee Associations (IC2A); an alliance that shares experiences, knowledge and best practice to inspire improvement in the quality of life of amputees and individuals born with limb deficiency.
Team Össur is an accomplished group of elite international athletes and sporting role models. Team Össur includes athletes from world-class triathletes to accomplished track and field athletes. Athletes like these are important for our community to demonstrate to others that they should follow their dreams and not look at their condition as a disability.
The Richard Whitehead Foundation
Össur is committed to assisting The Richard Whitehead Foundation which focuses on providing support, mentoring, equipment, and opportunities to young people with disabilities who are facing physical and emotional challenges.
Össur partners with the Entr’Aide association in France to offer children aged 6-16 access to running blades to engage in sport.
Team Para Atletiek
Össur is a proud supporter of Team Para Atletiek in The Netherlands. With their motto ‘Try to be better than yesterday ' Team Para Atletiek shows that people with disabilities are actively participating in society and challenges them to push their boundaries.
Össur partners with Motivation Australia, an Australian organization working to improve lives of people with disabilities in the Pacific region. Össur Australia aims to assist the organization donations and volunteer support to improve Prosthetic and Orthotic service provision in the region.
Össur partners with Jumping Kids a South African organization with the mission of providing access to prosthetic equipment, school and sport for children living with lower limb amputation from previously disadvantaged communities.
Össur partners with a variety of charitable organizations around the world in an effort to enable more people to live a Life Without Limitations®. On occasion, Össur donates products to worthy causes and initiatives and you are kindly asked to submit our product donation form if you have a request of that nature.