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|
|IEC 60601||10 - 11 Sept 2019||Dublin||Register your interest|
|QMS & Medical Device Software Validation||17 - 19 Sept 2019||Athlone||€540||€720||Book Here|
|Connected Health Forum: Masterclass in Connected Health Solutions||19 September 2019||Ibec, Dublin||Free||Free||Register your interest|
|Medical Technology Leadership Programme (ILM endorsed award)|| 23 - 25 Sept 2019|
21 - 23 Oct 2019
25 - 27 Nov 2019
| Galmont Hotel, Galway|
Galmont Hotel, Galway
|€2,150||N/A||Register your interest|
|Medical Software Quality Assurance (Level 8 NFQ, 15 ECTs)||Oct 2019 (date tbc)||University of Limerick & Online||€2,500||€3,500||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.
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