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The Össur and Ottobock Research Trust Fund at the University of Iceland

Icelandic version

The purpose of the Össur and Ottobock Research Trust Fund is to fund basic and applied research projects in the fields of advanced neural control of limb prosthetics. 
The Fund is an international competitive fund and is open to researchers and students conducting research at universities, research institutes and companies all over the world. 
Applications are submitted to: sjodir@hi.is as an attachment. See link to application form below.
The Fund was founded at the University of Iceland using financial contributions from the companies Össur and Ottobock.

Össur and Ottobock are amongst the world’s leading companies in the field of prosthetics and support products. They invest extensively in research and development. Össur was founded in Iceland in 1971 and is based in Reykjavík. Ottobock was founded in Germany in 1919. Both companies have extensive operations all over the world and, through the creation of the Fund, wish to promote the development of high-quality technology used to increase people’s mobility and quality of life.

Board of the Fund

  • Þorvaldur Ingvarsson, Chairman of the Board
  • Ebba Þóra Hvannberg, Professor of Computer Science 
  • Kristleifur Kristjánsson, from Össur hf.
  • Andreas Goppelt, from Ottobock
  • Rögnvaldur Sæmundsson, alternate board member

The University of Iceland Trust Fund, sjodir@hi.is.

Þú ert að nota: brimir.rhi.hi.is