Heidelberg, Germany - September 17, 2015 - Touch Bionics, a provider of world-leading upper limb prosthetic technologies, today announced the opening of its latest Touch Life Center in Heidelberg, Germany. The 750m² facility complements existing Centers of Excellence in Hilliard, Ohio and Livingston, Scotland.
"We are delighted to open the doors of out Touch Life Center in Heidelberg today," said Ian Stevens, CEO, Touch Bionics. "We recognise the importance of education and training to clinicians when delivering optimal outcomes for the community of i-limb wearers. We intend that this well-equipped and highly professional facility, utilising our recently revised teaching methods and on-line training modules, will be a very useful resource for all of our customers."
The company will also offer comprehensive reimbursement insurance support and multi-lingual customer support operations to service other European markets.
About Touch Bionics
Touch Bionics is a provider of world-leading prosthetic technologies designed to achieve positive outcomes for people with upper limb deficiencies. Touch Bionics was the first company to develop an electrically powered prosthetic hand with five independently powered fingers and the company continues to be a pioneer in upper limb prosthetic solutions. The company's products include electronic prosthetic hand and prosthetic finger solutions, as well as passive silicone prostheses that closely match the natural appearance of the wearer.
A spin-out from the UK’s National Health Service, Touch Bionics was founded by inventor David Gow and is funded and supported by Archangel Investors Limited and Scottish Enterprise.