Here’s what you can expect

Med in Ireland 2019 will deliver:

  • Opportunities to network with innovative Irish medtech companies transforming the future of the industry
  • The chance to conduct on-site visits with exhibitors and arrange one-to-one meetings
  • Insights into medtech trends from inspiring keynote speakers and exciting innovations within the sector
  • A deeper understanding of the collaborative medtech research taking place in Ireland’s Higher Education Institutes

Registration has now closed for Med in Ireland 2019. For enquiries please contact

What you need to know about Ireland’s exciting medtech sector

Recognised as one of the top five medtech hubs globally, Ireland’s ecosystem has everything required to deliver innovative solutions around the world. Here’s why:

  • Ireland is the second-largest exporter of medical devices in Europe, shipping €12.6 billion worth of goods to 100 countries each year.
  • As the largest medtech employer per capita in Europe, Ireland is home to 350 companies employing 38,000 people, ranging from innovative start-ups to multinationals, including 15 of the world’s top 20 medical device manufacturers.
  • Nearly two in three medtech companies in Ireland are domestic and more than 60% have a dedicated R&D function.
  • Ireland’s medtech sector produces 80% of the world’s stents and 75% of orthopaedic

Medtech in Ireland

Ireland’s medtech sector comprises of medical sub-supply, diagnostic, medical device, digital health and important ancillary service companies.

Ireland’s medtech sector exports €12.6B worth of goods to 100 countries each year

38,000 people are employed by medtech — nearly one in five of whom are employed
by domestic companies

€205m+ was spent on RD&I in 2015 by medtech companies in Ireland


Medtech companies are based in Ireland — two in three of which are Irish