27
Oct

Med in Ireland 3rd – 4th November

Ireland is home to some of the world’s most ambitious MedTech companies including 14 of the world’s top 15 medical device manufacturers, is a trusted and advanced manufacturing base, and is the second largest exporter of healthcare products in Europe. Ireland exports €13 billion worth of goods to 100 countries each year.

It’s a uniquely collaborative and integrated ecosystem of industry, academia, government-supported research centres, clinical capabilities, and agencies, all working together to deliver global innovation and the highest quality standards.

Led by Enterprise Ireland, the largest VC in the world, Med in Ireland is a biennial conference, running since 2005, that explores the future of healthcare and the MedTech industry. Med in Ireland 2021 will be a virtual event showcasing how innovative Irish MedTech companies are transforming the future of healthcare and manufacturing. It will feature companies in medical devices, sub-supply, precision engineered components, diagnostics, digital health, and R&D sectors.

From 3rd – 4th November 2021, more than 1000 delegates from 40 countries, will have over 1,200 business meetings facilited by Enterprise Ireland in addition to exploring key trends including:

Industry Shifts

Never has global healthcare experienced such rapid change – and such critical demands. Evolving payment models, increasingly complex regulation, the move to preventative care and the demographic pressures are driving innovation at scale.

Digitalisation

From patient empowerment and home health monitoring to the challenges of virtual care and protecting data, digital technology is enabling a new era of innovation.

Sustainability

As customers, investors and regulators scrutinise green credentials, new practices and technologies are reducing environmental impact and improving competitiveness.

Supply Chain

Covid-19 and Brexit have put supply chain weaknesses in the spotlight – new distribution and inventory management models are addressing this critical challenge.

Keynote speakers include:

Professor George Crooks OBE – CEO of the Digital Health and Care Innovation Centre

Institute

Professor Crooks will explore how learning from the past and building on the present can guide innovation to allow next generation digital health and care products and services to be designed and delivered that not only address societal challenges around the world but also can secure economic growth for the countries that embrace them.

Marie O’Malley – Former Senior Director of Supplier Outreach at Medtronic

Marie O’Malley has spent her career in Supply Chain managing a global team and critical supplier relations. Marie will provide her perspective on what has been happening in Supply Chain, recent disruptions, how to be a valued supplier, and the outlook for OEM and suppliers.

Omar Hamadeh – General Manager Bassam Trading

Omar Hamadeh will present a Saudi case study on the digital MedTech innovations shaping procurement behaviour, clinical operations, and government preparedness and response programs.

Vittorio Morizio – Vice President of Research and Development in the Cardiopulmonary and Advanced Circulatory Support at LivaNova

Vittorio Morizio will cover the area of Digitalisation, primarily focused on LivaNova’s new Heart Lung machine, which applies artificial intelligence, still in the final development stage.

To register for Med in Ireland please visit https://medinireland.ie/

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