About optimed

optimed, based in Ettlingen/Germany, was founded in 1996. The company is engaged in the research and development, production and global distribution of medical products for minimal invasive therapy. optimed employs more than 100 people in its administration center and 2 production sites in Ettlingen near Karlsruhe.

As optimed continuously invests in the research, development and production of the products of tomorrow, we are the ideal partner for innovative medical practitioners working in the field of minimal invasive therapy, specifically in

  • Interventional radiology
  • Vascular interventions
  • Urology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Orthopedics / traumatology

The Human being: At the heart of what we do

At optimed Medizinische Instrumente GmbH, our objective is to serve the wellbeing of the patient and enhance the expertise of the medical practitioner, supply optimum training for distributors and secure long-term employment for its qualified staff.

The Patient

Developing and producing medical instruments represents not only an enormous challenge but also a high degree of responsibility. Our objective is to serve the wellbeing of the patient, by relieving suffering, prolonging and saving life with the products we develop and produce today. Our awareness of this responsibility powers every level of our company.

The Medical Practitioner

Manufacturing the products of tomorrow requires continuous research and intensive cooperation on a global basis with medical practitioners working in minimal invasive therapy. At optimed, our willingness to pursue and implement even the most complex ideas have made us a leading innovator in many areas of minimal invasive techniques. optimed also supports and organizes training in the form of workshops and practical internships.

optimed's primary objective is to act as a reliable partner for medical practitioners. A partner who responds to every need and implements these ideas in optimal products.

The Distributor

optimed products are available in over 40 countries around the world. Our production sites are located in Germany and guarantees consistent and continuous quality for these products. optimed products are distributed in Germany by qualified medical product consultants, and internationally by a network of dealers with exclusive distribution of optimed products. optimed attaches importance to ongoing training of all sales and distribution representatives, ensuring customers receive optimum support.

International approvals and medical product marketing

Our company markets a portfolio of over 2400 products nationally and internationally in over 40 countries. Obtaining country-specific approvals for medical products is a process involving the knowledge, awareness, fulfilment and implementation of a wide array of standards, guidelines and official directives and laws.

Our staff has long-standing experience in the field of medical product approval, enabling us to meet both national and European requirements (CE certification) and international specifications.We have the speed and expertise to launch new products rapidly – benefiting our company and our customers.