Why you need to know about Ireland’s MedTech sector

  • Recognised as one of the top five emerging global hubs in MedTech
  • 15 of the top 20 global medical devices companies have a base in Ireland
  • Second largest exporter of medical devices in Europe
  • 60% of MedTech companies are indigenous
  • Strong, dynamic, established sector with a proven track record in innovation, quality and regulatory performance
  • Vibrant start-up ecosystem
  • Largest employer of MedTech professionals in Europe per capita
  • Home to 350 companies that employ 38,000 people
  • Annual exports of €12.6 Billion to over 100 countries globally
  • 25% of the global diabetic population relies on injectable devices manufactured in Ireland – that is over 30 million people
  • 33% of the world’s contact lenses are manufactured in Ireland
  • 75% of global orthopaedic knee production comes out of Ireland
  • 80% of global stent production is carried out in Ireland
  • More than 60% of MedTech companies in Ireland have a dedicated R&D function.

What to expect at Med in Ireland 2019

  •      Network with a range of exhibiting Irish healthcare and manufacturing supply companies
  •     An opportunity to conduct on-site visits with exhibiting companies
  •     Arrange one-to-one meetings with Irish MedTech companies
  •     Get an insight into trends in the MedTech sector from keynote speakers
  •     Discover exciting innovations within Irelands MedTech sector
  •     Learn about medical technology research in Ireland’s Higher Education Institutes.

 

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MedTech in Ireland

The MedTech Sector in Ireland is comprised of Medical Sub Supply, Diagnostic, Medical Device and important ancillary service companies.

The Irish MedTech sector has exported over
€12.5bn in goods to over 100 countries globally

38,000 people are employed by the sector, of which 6,500 are employed by indigenous companies

Over €205m was spent on RD&I by MedTech companies in 2015 in Ireland

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MedTech companies are based in Ireland 234 are indigenous Irish companies