We innovate

We innovate and bring to market a range of implantable hearing solutions that deliver a lifetime of hearing outcomes.

Jim Patrick in discussion with 2 other scientist

Driven by insight and passion

We're continually innovating to support each and every person as they transform their lives – not only keeping pace but thinking forward to the needs of a changing world.

Our innovative spirit and lifetime commitment to the people who depend on us has set us apart for almost 40 years. We continue to break new ground with our products, driven by our passion to make a difference in people’s lives. Now and always.

"I've had a Cochlear™ implant since 1989. I have advanced seven times. With each upgrade, I’m upgraded."

- Margo K, Cochlear™ Nucleus® recipient, USA

We're here to support customers and professionals across the entire hearing journey, being there with them every step of the way. Whether its products, services or upgrades, they’re connected to us, but also, each other.

Working with the best to deliver the best

Cochlear and Apple

The first and only 'Made for iPhone' cochlear and bone conduction implant sound processors on the market, allowing people to stream calls, music and entertainment from their Apple device straight to their sound processor no matter where they are.

Cochlear and ReSound

Cochlear and ReSound work together as the Smart Hearing Alliance to develop the world's smartest bimodal hearing solutions.

Hearing Hub healthcare network

We’re at the heart of the Australian Hearing Hub healthcare network: a think tank of great minds – researchers, educators, clinicians and innovators – collaborating on world-leading research projects, dedicated to improving hearing health outcomes.

The Hearing Hub is also a government-backed, one-stop location for customers to receive first-class clinical evaluation, testing and diagnosis from leading practitioners.

Addressing hearing loss as a global public health priority

With $USD10 million funding from Cochlear, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is establishing the Cochlear Centre for Hearing and Public Health.

The Centre will train and launch the next generation of international researchers, our future leaders in the hearing loss and public health industries.

Solid investment into research and development

  • A$160m


  • 4

    Manufacturing sites

  • 100

    Research teams

  • 300

    Global Engineers


  • $AUD160 million invested into research and development every year.

  • Four state-of-the-art manufacturing sites around the world.

  • Involvement in over 100 collaborative research programs worldwide.

  • Global 300-strong team of engineers whose knowledge is only exceeded by their passion to make life easier for those with hearing loss.


Please seek advice from your health professional about treatments for hearing loss. Outcomes may vary, and your health professional will advise you about the factors which could affect your outcome. Always read the instructions for use. Not all products are available in all countries. Please contact your local Cochlear representative for product information.

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