Omagh Business Awards 2013 – Best Start Up Business Award

The Best Business Start Award at the Omagh Business Awards 2013 is sponsored by Omagh Enterprise.




Loughlion Design

Loughlion Design, at Omagh Enterprise Centre, produce quirky innovative products within many different markets.

The current product, ‘Frogjaw,’ is an innovative piece of kitchenware, which allows the user to attach existing utensils to pots and pans. It also enables the utensils to be propped up off the work surface, which increases hygiene and allows those with poor dexterity to carry out basic
food preparation tasks.

Since July 2012 it has sold 7,400 units and today is stocked in high-end kitchenware retailers throughout Ireland and in London.

The product was selected to showcase at the London Design Festival as one of the Top 30 up-and-coming designs, and was shortlisted in the Top 25 most innovative start-ups in Ireland by the Irish Times.




HEBE Asetheic & Anti-Aging Clinic

Hebe Aesthetic and Anti Ageing Clinic, based at Omagh Enterprise Centre, offers a wide range of aesthetic and anti-ageing procedures.

The clinic was established in 2012 by Dr Gabriela Mercik and procedures on offer include derma fillers, botulinum toxin and non-surgical Beauty
Face Lift by PDO threads.

Nanopeptide mesotherapy is a procedure, which employs painless micro injections into the skin, which can reverse the ageing process by around
20 years.

The firm’s key objectives are: to establish a centre of excellence in Omagh through training nurses and doctors from Ireland and the UK; and
through presenting new techniques of anti-ageing medicine in SWC Omagh.

Over the next 12 months, they plan to increase the number of patients by 100%.




KES Solar

KES Solar specialise in the installation of state-of-the-art solar photovoltaic systems and combine them with other ingenious and technologically
advanced components so that customers get the very best out of their solar system.

Launching in a Portacabin, the company has expanded to take up modernised premises in Drumquin Enterprise Centre and within the past 18
months have installed 60 systems all over the country.

The company now employ 30 of a staff, as well as a network of field sales representatives and operate a fleet of ten vehicles including their own
install lorry.

KES Solar is the first company in Northern Ireland to be able to offer ‘Free Solar’ to their clients via a £5 million London investment fund and
have also secured a number of large public sector contracts.