The Connected Health Skillnet (formerly Internet of Medical Things Skillnet) offers learning, development and networking opportunities to member companies in the emerging field of Connected Health. This is a cross sectoral training network with Irish Medtech Association/Ibec as contracting organisation and operates in partnership with Biopharmachem Ireland and Technology Ireland
Who are we?
We are a national, enterprise led learning and development network for the Connected Health sector in Ireland. Our focus is to enhance Ireland’s capability as a location of choice for global connected health activity, through the development and delivery of niche training, upskilling and cross-sectoral networking opportunities. The network addresses both technical and non-technical skills need of our members and can deliver training at a time and pace to suit business needs and shift patterns.
Why get involved?
- Save up to 30% on the cost of training
- Attend training and networking events tailored to the connected health sector
- Option to join our cross sectoral industry steering group tasked with addressing the current and future skills gaps facing the sector.
- Save time on procurement and administration around training, as this is all performed by the Connected Health Skillnet
|Programme||Date||Venue||Member Price||Non-members||More info & Bookings|
|Connected Health Forum: Masterclass in Connected Health Solutions||16 Jan 2019||Ibec, Dublin||Free||Free||Book here|
|QMS & Medical Device Software Validation||12 - 14 March 2019||Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone||€540||€720||Book here|
|Medical Software Quality Assurance (Level 8 15 ECTs)||September 2019||tbc||€2,500||€3,500||Register your interest|
|Medical Technology Leadership Programme - incorporating connected health (ILM endorsed award)||September 2019||tbc||€2,150||N/A||Register your interest|
|Bespoke / In-house training requests - please contact us directly||Register your interest|
Further Information / Become a member:
Please contact Jennifer McCormack
T: +353 (0) 1 6051537
Connected Health Skillnet is co-funded by Skillnet Ireland and member companies. Skillnet Ireland is funded through the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills. (www.skillnetireland.ie)
Skillnet Ireland Employment Activation programme
Connected Health Skillnet currently focusses on supporting those in employment however, a number of other Skillnet Networks participate in the Skillnet Ireland Employment Activation programme. This initiative is designed exclusively for unemployed people and includes free training in skills in demand by companies combined with direct access to employers through meaningful work placements. For further information on Skillnet Networks offering free training programmes for those seeking employment, subject to eligibility criteria, see the Skillnet Ireland website
Skillnet Ireland Management Development
Enhancing management capacity, particularly in SMEs, is a national policy imperative and a major priority for Skillnet Ireland and our networks. The suite of Skillnet Ireland Management Development Management Programmes are available to help business owners and managers improve business performance and enable businesses achieve better results. Click here for more information.
Special Ibec / European Investment Bank event in Galway
08/03/2019 - Future medical technology investment by Galway based Aerogen will be supported by a EUR 30 million loan agreed with the European Investment Bank highlighted at the first sector focused EIB-Ibec
New Medtech Chair to prioritise startups & connected health
12/02/2019 - The Irish Medtech Association, the Ibec group that represents the sector, has announced FIRE1 CEO Conor Hanley as Chair of the association and S3 Connected Health’s CEO John O’Brien as Vice Chair.
Medtech industry welcomes new graduates
16/01/2019 - The Irish Medtech Association, the Ibec group that represents the medtech sector, along with the University of Limerick, celebrated the graduation of the Springboard+ funded Bachelor of Science in
EU reforms make Medtech Regulatory Affairs graduates vital
02/11/2018 - The Irish Medtech Association Skillnet with the Irish Medtech Association, the Ibec group that represents the medtech sector, along with NUI Galway and IT Sligo highlighted the importance of
Brexit may jeopardise patient access to medical devices
23/10/2018 - The Irish Medtech Association, the Ibec group that represents the medtech sector, warned ahead of the Global Access 2018 conference in Galway later this week that the EU is running out of time to
Latest Brexit survey reveals concerns for Medtech
19/09/2018 - The Irish Medtech Association, the Ibec group that represents the medtech sector, today released a special report on Brexit and the Irish medtech sector’ (see attached). With a ‘Brexit summit’
Top five trends in medtech revealed at Medtech Awards launch
22/08/2018 - The Irish Medtech Association, the Ibec group that represents the medtech sector, along with Enterprise Ireland, and IDA Ireland, today launched Medtech Rising: The Irish Medtech Awards. The awards
€42m centre needed to safeguard growth of Medtech sector
15/08/2018 - The Irish Medtech Association, the Ibec group that represents the sector, has called on Government to invest €42 million in an advanced discrete manufacturing centre of scale in Budget 2019 (see
Buoyant medtech sector sees 2,070 jobs& €259m in investments
08/08/2018 - The Irish Medtech Association, the Ibec group that represents the medtech sector, today launched Medtech Rising: The Irish Medtech CEO Conference which will be held in Cork for the first time, in