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Mercur Innovation Award: 1st place for new leg prosthesis Kenevo


The Vienna Chamber of Commerce honors Ottobock as the most innovative company with Mercur Innovation Award. The new version of the Kenevo leg prosthesis, developed by an Austrian team, provides more safety and self-confidence with new technology.
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Ottobock SE & Co. KGaA

Ottobock continues successful growth trajectory


The Ottobock company was able to continue its profitable course in 2021. Ottobock secured 170 additional patents in 2021. In addition, care processes are becoming more digital and sustainable in an uncertain geopolitical environment.
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SpeechCare GmbH

Aphasia after stroke: when speaking is difficult


In the "HiSSS" project, Fraunhofer IDMT is making an important contribution to speech therapy after a stroke. Under the leadership of SpeechCare GmbH, Fraunhofer IDMT supports the recovery of verbal communication by means of machine learning techniques in collaboration with HAWK University of Applied Sciences and Arts and Bitnamic GmbH.
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PFH Private Hochschule Göttingen

Orthopedic technology: State of Lower Saxony wants to secure demand for skilled workers


In Lower Saxony, it has already been possible to complete the bachelor's and master's program "Orthobionics" at the PFH Private University of Applied Sciences Göttingen. Now the bachelor's program in Orthobionics is set to start in 2023. The orthobionics bachelor's program is being further developed in cooperation with Ottobock at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HAWK).
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Ottobock SE & Co. KGaA

Scientific progress: the Össur and Ottobock Research Trust Fund


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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