About Olympus

About Olympus


Since its founding in 1919, Olympus has stood for the pioneering spirit and innovation. In 1950 Olympus invented the first gastrocamera in the world and since then has been the world marketing and technology leader for medical endoscopes. Today Olympus is synonymous with world-class opto-digital technology. As a leading manufacturer of optical and digital precision technology, Olympus develops and markets innovative medical technology, digital cameras, microscopes and industrial metrology. The award-winning products are indispensable for the diagnosis, prevention and healing of illnesses; they assist in research and development, and capture the diversity of life in the most varied facets. In the hands of our customers, Olympus' high-tech products make people's lives healthier, safer and more fulfilled.

Your Vison. Our Future.

'Your Vision. Our Future' - is much more than just a slogan. It is our motivation to develop real solutions for a better and healthier life from ideas. Because vision is the basis and inspiration for progress and innovation. With our steadily growing know-how in the areas of optics, electronics, engineering and software design, from our vision we develop unique solutions for medicine, for life and materials sciences, for industrial applications, but also for consumer goods such as cameras or audio equipment. The development process continually produces new ideas, approaches and renewed vision that evolve into innovative solutions both in research and in everyday life.

  1. Medical technology

    • Olympus is the world marketing and technology leader for medical endoscopes. The portfolio ranges from endoscopes, laparoscopes and video and imaging systems to electrosurgical instruments, integrated solutions for endoscopy and operating rooms, as well as a broad selection of endotherapy instruments.
  1. Microscopy

    • Olympus is one of the leading suppliers of life and material science precision microscopes and offers imaging solutions for scientific and research facilities, clinical laboratories, and for industrial quality assurance and testing.
  1. Consumer goods

    • Olympus' digital cameras and audio equipment offer many possibilities to capture the most beautiful moments in life forever. Due to the combination of the properties of a digital single-lens reflex camera and the convenience of a compact camera, Olympus PEN and OM-D satisfy the expectations of demanding photographers: cameras with high performance and low weight.

Social responsibility

The corporate strategy in the area of corporate social responsibility is based on three core areas: support for our employees, social commitment, and harmony with the environment. More details

Code Of Ethics

A code of ethics is important for the success of our business. More details

Quality management

Olympus is renowned for products and services of the highest quality and for its efficient quality management system. More details