Olympus can look back on a multitude of extraordinary achievements thanks to the unwavering commitment and passion of our employees to provide an innovative product portfolio that makes people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling. Whether it's awards, patents or employees – these facts shape Olympus and our more than 100-year history.

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31,653 employees

work for Olympus worldwide.1



Total Medical Revenue FY2021

Medical Business occupies the largest part of our revenue1

Olympus is the leader in gastrointestinal endoscopic equipment with more than

70% global
market share.1


100 Diseases or Conditions Treated

At Olympus we have versatile medical devices with the ability to treat approximately 100 diseases or conditions.2

TOP 100 Global Innovator

Since 2012 to 2020, Olympus has been awarded as one of the top 100 most innovative companies in the world.

More than 60% of

Olympus R&D expenditures

are dedicated to the medical business.3


Olympus holds approximately

20,000 patents worldwide.1


283 awards

Since 1966, Olympus has been consistently honored with international design awards, including the prestigious Red Dot and iF Awards, for its innovative product designs.1


Yasuo Takeuchi

is Olympus' 17th President.

1 As of March 2021.

2 As of August 2021.

3 Research and development for the fiscal year ending March 2021.

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