Crospon develops leading edge, minimally invasive medical devices for imaging and aiding surgery in the oesophagus and stomach. The EndoFLIP® Imaging System is the first in a range of products the company is bringing to market. EndoFLIP® has applications in gastro-diagnostics, oesophageal surgery and bariatric surgery, and for imaging other hollow organs where the measurement of dimensions and sphincter function is important. Recent project work conducted by the company includes applications of EndoFLIP in the assessment of anorectal sphincter competence and in the use of EndoFLIP for artery measurements and in aortic valve sizing applications. In 2009, the company was named Irish Medical Technology Company of the Year by the Irish Medical Devices Association and was recently awarded the 2012 European Enabling Technology Award for Surgical Imaging Technology by Frost and Sullivan.