Eakin Healthcare establishes Ostomy Centre of Excellence with £19m investment in R&D


“Our new Centre of Excellence will support us to achieve this by developing life enhancing products which will support people who have had stoma surgery globally to lead a life with confidence and dignity for many years to come. We are extremely grateful to Invest NI for its partnership and support.”

Eakin Healthcare’s products are available in over 60 countries, and it has employees spanning across nine countries including France, Germany, the Netherlands and Japan.

Dr. Martin Crockard, Director of Development at Eakin Healthcare, said: “An important aspect of the Ostomy Centre of Excellence is collaboration with our excellent local Universities and further education colleges, the regional City Deal initiatives and Northern Ireland’s renowned small to medium businesses, particularly in engineering and support services.   

“These links will increase Eakin’s knowledge base, driving innovation and agility to provide competitive advantage while, crucially, supporting Eakin’s desire to create products that meet the complex needs of our customers across the world.” 


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