Connected Health Skillnet

The Connected Health 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

Further Information

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. (

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