Helmet technology

Welcome to the epicenter of Mips. We hail from the realm of science and technology, and we’re thrilled to impart some of our amassed wisdom from over 25 years of experimentation, trials, setbacks, and revolutionary breakthroughs.


Our story

The story of Mips begins with a group of passionate individuals who dedicated their lives to understanding the complex relationship between brain injuries and helmet construction. For years, they immersed themselves in scientific research and conducted countless experiments in pursuit of a breakthrough that could revolutionize the safety standards of helmets.

Innovation: The science behind Mips

The articles below offer deeper insights into the Mips® safety system. These are simplified versions of the science, intended to provide a basic understanding of why the brain is sensitive, the important role of our unique testing facility, and how our innovative low-friction layer works to reduce rotational forces to the head.


More than 75 000 helmets tested

The Mips helmet test laboratory, located 15km north of Stockholm in Sweden, is a product of more than 25 years of continual development. 

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Frequently asked questions about the science and technology behind Mips

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