Össur, Ottobock fund research
REYKJAVIK, Iceland – Össur and Ottobock have joined forces to fund breakthrough research in mind-controlled prosthetic limbs. The companies have contributed a combined $1 million to the Össur and Ottobock Research Trust Fund at the University of Iceland. The fund will award international grants for scientific research and innovative projects in the field of advanced neural control of prosthetic limbs. It will award the first grants within one year. The fund will be governed by a four-person committee comprised of two University of Iceland representatives and one representative from each company.