Cochlear is the global leader in implantable hearing solutions providing cochlear implants and bone conduction implants.
For 40 years, Cochlear has been connecting people all over the globe to the world of sound. Inspired by his father’s struggles, Professor Graeme Clark developed the world’s first multi-channel cochlear implant to help treat hearing loss. Since then, Cochlear has provided more than 650,000 implantable devices, helping people of all ages to hear.
Cochlear continuously strives to develop new technologies and innovations for all recipients – whether they received their implant today or many years ago. Participating in over 100 collaborative research programs worldwide, Cochlear has invested more than AUD$2 billion in research and development to date.
Cochlear aims to support cochlear implantation becoming the standard of care for people with severe to profound hearing loss, and offers bone conduction solutions for conductive hearing loss, mixed hearing loss and single-sided deafness.
Cochlear commenced operations in 1981 as part of the Nucleus Group, and listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in 1995. Cochlear is a Top 50 ASX-listed company with annual global revenues of ~AUD$1.5 billion.
Cochlear’s global headquarters are on the campus of Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia with regional headquarters in Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Americas. With a significant international footprint, Cochlear sells its products in over 180 countries and has a global workforce of more than 4,000 employees. Cochlear strives to help people hear – aiming to provide them with a lifetime of hearing through the best possible support.