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D3O® technologies protect in some of the world’s toughest testing grounds and arenas, from professional athletes to Moto GP, oil rig workers and US Special Forces

The D3O Difference

D3O makes trusted, high performance, quality shock absorbing solutions for its global partners. A Private Equity backed company, D3O’s headquarters and global innovation centre is located in South London, UK, with operating bases in North America and the Far East.

  • Trusted ingredient technologies for impact protection
  • Superior protection solutions for global brands
  • Advanced polymer chemistry ensures unmatched performance
  • Unique patented and proprietary technologies
  • Specialist product design ensures fit-for-purpose protection
  • Proven protection that exceeds industry standards
  • Award-winning technology company
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“The use of D3O® could lead to the creation of a world of even safer and more responsive materials”

Wired Magazine


Financial Times

“Hands down the most unique and innovative sports tech product shown at CES 2015”

Sport Techie

Company History


Innovation development and worldwide patent awarded for D3O®


The soft, flexible, distinctively orange technology is first commercialised by the US and Canadian ski teams in the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy


D3O becomes market leader in Motorcycle with a range of CE certified limb and back protectors providing superior comfort, fit and advanced protection


Launch into consumer electronics through the integration of D3O® into the casing of handheld devices, including mobile phones and tablets


Demand for D3O® in military/defence and law enforcement with body protection for US Special Ops and French Gendarmerie to protect against blunt trauma impacts


D3O moves into US team sports with protective equipment specialists Schutt Sports with helmet liners for Football and Baseball


Award-winning year as D3O wins National Champion in European Business Awards and receives Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade


D3O awarded £13m growth capital funding and relocates to new HQ and R&D Centre in London


Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt unveiled as face of ENERTOR performance insoles featuring D3O®


D3O establishes Berry compliant supply chain for US military programs


Isle of Man TT star Michael Dunlop becomes D3O brand ambassador.


D3O helps develop ANSI/ISEA 138, a new US standard to help protect workers from impact injuries