TASK Eden is a newly established, multi-discipline pharmaceutical research site, located along South Africa’s world famous Garden Route.

Under the leadership of Professor Andreas Diacon, who has extensive experience and notoriety in conducting clinical trials, TASK Eden is ready to facilitate clinical studies in any field of research including but not exclusive to:


Vaccine Trials

Asthma / COPD

Respiratory trials

Asthma / COPD

Neurological trials







TASK Central Eden

TASK Eden Clinical Research Centre, a dedicated research site (DRS), has been established in the coastal city of George, South Africa

The 380m building  consists of:

  • Doctor examination rooms
  • Clinical procedures general ward with lung function equipment
  • Trial pharmacy for storage & dispensing of Investigational Products
  • Dedicated sample processing lab
  • Audio Visual equipped training & meeting room
  • Administrative offices
  • Participant waiting area
  • Dedicated monitoring room.

Recruitment and medical support is ascertained through our relationship with George provincial hospital, as well as various clinics in the vicinity.

Award Winning Recruitment

TASK was recently recognized by Novartis as one of the leading randomisation sites in the world.
TASK Eden will continue with its current successful recruitment strategies to ensure a timeous uptake of participants for each trial it facilitates.
The community engagement programs further this initiative by not only educating on the subject of clinical trials, but also aiming to uplift and add value to the community in which TASK  resides.

In The Community

Community engagement forms part of TASK’s core company culture.  TASK has dedicated staff engaging in various ongoing projects in outreaches and education initiatives.

Where We Are

George is a city in the Western Cape province of South Africa. The city the administrative and commercial hub of the Garden Route and also a popular holiday and conference centre.
The population has grown to 226 000 people with an average growth of 2.6% per year, since 2001.


  • The city has an airport that accommodates daily flights to and from the major cities of Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town.


  • George is situated halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth on a major national highway along the Garden Route.

George is home to:

  • The Nelson Mandela University
  • MediClinic and Geneva Day hospitals
  • GVI Cancer Unit
  • Garden Route Centre for Eye Laser & Plastic Surgery
  • Pathology Labs
  • The GoBus service


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