Who are we ?

X.NOV is a healthcare company specializing in the design, manufacture, marketing and sale of orthopaedic medical devices for hip and knee surgery and associated instrumentation.

Perpetual research of better solutions for the patients and health professionals require surpassing our limits.

Therefore X.NOV decided to organise by business units to acquire international skills.

Our organisation also benefits from optimal efficiency which helps our manner of working and to improve our creativity.

Associated with diverse creative teams, the three founders X.NOV company all come from the medical industry. They have more than 30 years’ experience in the field of medical devices and particularly in Research and Development (R&D).

Innovation is at the heart of the company’s strategy. Don’t be satisfied with what currently exists, we improve and research the ideas which will set us apart in meeting the requirements and safety for our patients, which is one of our main objectives.

Our R&D department has a testing lab where the goal is to thoroughly test our implants in order to test the functioning of the products in extreme conditions. Before launching them.

With more than 30 patents and trademarks, both French and international, X.NOV continues to develop and improve its products. Our R&D teams, in collaboration with University Orthopaedic Professors, internationally renowned and talented Surgeons, are developing solutions to improve the medical devices performance for patients, to ensure surgeons and healthcare teams, decreasing operative times, gesture safety in order to contribute to the success of hip and knee replacements.

Our values

Patient safety, clinical follow-up and long-term results of our implants are part of our company's major objectives in order to demonstrate their performance and longevity.

Customer reviews are a priority for X.NOV.

Manufacturing processes of our implants and instruments are using high-tech French and European industrial technologies (metallurgy, micromechanics, surface coating, microbiology, ...) to guarantee precision, reliability and quality of our products.

Acting professionally is essential for us to build and maintain the trust that our customers and patients give us.

Building teamwork to conceive the products of tomorrow.


In 2003, X.NOV was awarded “Laureate of the ANVAR competition prize (formerly the name of OSEO, a subsidiary of BpiFrance) for innovations mainly in KAPS® Unicompartmental Knee Prosthesis and single-use instrumentation for Hip surgery.


In 2004, X.NOV received the "Innovative Company" label by the FCPI (Fonds Communs de Placement dans l'Innovation).


In 2015, X.NOV was the first orthopaedic manufacturer worldwide to design a ceramic impactor (OrthoGun®) with a controlled impact strength.


X.NOV subsidiaries in Europe:


ZAC des Guinnottes 2
14 rue du Chêne Sec
70400 Héricourt

ZAC des Guinnottes 2
14 rue du Chêne Sec
70400 Héricourt

Rue d’Airmont 7
2900 Porrentruy

47 Rue Marie Muller-Tesch
4250 Esch-sur-Alzette

Our products are also distributed in Australia, Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Morocco, Poland, Switzerland, Chad, Turkey and Vietnam.

We are always looking for new partnerships, so please don’t hesitate to contact us.


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