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Ottobock SE & Co. KGaA

Scientific progress: the Össur and Ottobock Research Trust Fund

18/05/2022

The "Össur and Ottobock Research Trust Fund" offers to support research projects that analyze the applicability of human-machine interfaces for the benefit of prosthesis users and thus further advance research in prosthetics.
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Photo: Girl sitting in electric wheelchair; Copyright: Permobil

Permobil

Permobil takes further steps towards a sustainable business

16/05/2022

Permobil has published its first annual sustainability report. In the report, the company explains its long-term goals for each of its seven focus areas, as well as progress to date. It also includes the personal stories of two Permobil wheelchair users.
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Photo: Hall inauguration at HASE BIKES. Many people are standing in the hall. In the background: The colliery wall; Copyright: HASE BIKES

HASE BIKES

HASE BIKES ramps up production and shortens lead times

16/05/2022

HASE BIKES has commissioned a new production hall on the historical grounds of the former coal mine in Waltrop. Through linear assembly, HASE BIKES intends to increase production. With wheels from their own production, they want to become less dependent on external suppliers.
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Photo: The QUICKIE Nitrum wheelchair on the right. On the left is the inscription reddot winner 2022; Copyright: Sunrise Medical

Sunrise Medical

QUICKIE Nitrum wins Red Dot Award

11/05/2022

After other numerous awards the QUICKIE Nitrum® from Sunrise Medical has received the Red Dot Award for Product Design 2022 from Germany. The company also unveiled new tools with the launch of QUICKIE Nitrum, including the highly innovative 3D visualizer and the illustration tool with augmented reality technology.
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Ottobock SE & Co. KGaA

Ottobock successfully completes reinforcement with Livit

09/05/2022

Ottobock has completed the acquisition of Livit B.V., one of the leading patient care companies in the Netherlands. Back in April, Ottobock had additionally strengthened its patient care network with another specialist in patient care, the Belgian company Orthomed, thus expanding its global network of care centers.
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