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Inventor of Ossur's Flex-foot nominated for European Inventor of the Year 2008

...e European Patent Forum 2008. Ossurs president and CEO, Jon Sigurdsson, remarked that With more than 300 patents worldwide including 26 European, ossur is clearly a leader in innovation and proud to continue the inventors legacy in everything we do. ...

Ossur's Proprio Foot nets the 2007 da Vinci Award

...sibility and universal design issues. We take great pleasure in knowing that the PROPRIO FOOT has won the 2007 da Vinci Award, said Eythor Bender, ossur Americas president. The foot was launched in September, 2006, and the U.S. Department of Defense and the VA are both actively using it to benefit serv...

War Stimulates Research Blitz in Prosthetics Industry

...clinical marketing manager for the North American division of Iceland-based ossur hf., the world's second-largest prosthetics manufacturer. ossur said sales of prosthetics grew by 12% worldwide and 17% in North America la...

Ossur Acquires the U.S. Orthopaedics Company

... Iceland-based ossur hf., a global orthopaedics company, has acquired I...itions, and its 2003 acquisition of Generation II, ossur aspires to be one of the world's largest, and dive...O Jon Sigurdsson said Innovation Sports would give ossur a leading edge in ligament braces, the largest seg...
Ossur in Medical Products

Ossur® AFO Dynamic

Description:... The ossur range of prefabricated foot and ankle products res...ems - from ankle instability to foot malalignment. ossur products uniquely combine clinical efficacy, low-p...but people leading busy lives need something more. ossur has taken the best of its Flex-Foot technology and...
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Ossur in Biological News

Disability Rights Legal Center honors Ossur

November 25, 2008 (LOS ANGELES, CA) -- The Disability Rights Legal Center (DRLC), which for four decades has advocated for the civil rights of people with disabilities, has recognized Ossur, a trusted and leading global innovator and provider of non-invasive orthopaedic products and services, with...

Ossur -- leading orthopedic pioneer - expands network to Asia

...y the year 2020, said Arni Alvar Arason, president ossur Asia. China has all the key elements that make it...tion a growing patient base requiring prosthetics. ossur is already looking into setting up manufacturing a...D capabilities in the very near future. Currently, ossur provides prosthetics and components to about 15,00...
Ossur in Biological Technology

Victhom Announces Launch of Enhanced Company Website

...ecifically the Power Knee, a motorized battery-powered transfemoral prosthesis for above-knee amputees exclusively distributed by our business partner ossur hf ( www.ossur.com ). About Victhom Victhom discovers, develops and manufactures bionic devices involved in the treatment of a variety of ph...

ORF Genetics Opens Revolutionary 'Green Factory' in Iceland

...w bearing fruit, and we see great opportunities for rapid growth, specifically in the field of drug discovery and cosmetics." Minister of Industry ossur Skarphedinsson said as he harvested the first barley in the Green Factory: "ORF's ideas have sprouted from the dynamic Icelandic public research envir...

Personalized medicine and technology convergence

...zed medicine. One of the award-worthy devices at the Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA) was the Proprio Foot motor-powered prosthesis, by ossur based in Reykjavik, Iceland. A microprocessor driven software program supplements the mechanics of the device that more efficiently mimic different wa...
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