Our mission since 1919

We help people maintain or regain their freedom of movement.

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Friday, 24 March 2023

3.500 kilometres on its own axis

A global reach – close to people

>390 Patient care centres

Worldwide expertise, individual treatment solutions

The Ottobock Clinical Services Network offers customised orthopaedic treatment and rehabilitation solutions for users in more than 280 fitting centres around the globe.

4 Research hubs

The future of orthopaedic technology

We shape the future and back digital transformation – from high-tech manufacturing technology to digital fitting processes to smart sensors and use of artificial intelligence. The needs of our users, patients and customers drive everything we do.

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60 Locations

Ottobock worldwide – locations and clinics

Information on Ottobock’s subsidiaries worldwide and our global clinics can be found here.

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Passion for Paralympics

Our partnership with the International Paralympic Committee started in Seoul in 1988. Ottobock has been at every Summer and Winter Paralympic Games ever since, paving the way for good sportsmanship between the athletes.

We are a loyal partner, providing the athletes with our free technical service in all disciplines – from the 100-metre dash to wheelchair basketball, and from the biathlon to sledge hockey.

Responsibility is our foundation

In our company, responsible governance and economic success have gone hand in hand for more than 100 years. We have always put people first. This attitude is reflected in our claim “We empower people.”


People in Need – Help for Earthquake Victims

The Ottobock Global Foundation has launched a fundraising campaign to support the development of a medical technology infrastructure on site. In order to be able to provide patients with prostheses and orthoses in a professional manner, the medical technology company Ottobock is equipping several containers as mobile orthopaedic workshops and sending them to the Turkish crisis region.

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The Company history of Ottobock

The third generation

Professor Hans Georg Näder

The grandson of the company's founder, Professor Näder took over the company in 1990 at the age of 28. He considers himself a global citizen, and Ottobock has become the market leader for prostheses under his visionary leadership.

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Why Ottobock

Our products help people to regain their mobility or maintain bodily functions. We offer meaningful jobs with a global leader in innovation.

Room for ideas

Ottobock – a forge of the future

We create modern working environments with room for creativity and innovative ideas. This is how we find out what people really need and turn ideas into real innovations.

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