S3 Group

S3 Group

S3 Group


Business Description

Founded in 1986, S3 Group is a technology company providing products, solutions and professional services in Connected Health and Semiconductors. S3 Group is a privately funded organisation whose key shareholders include S3 Group management and employees, ACT Venture Capital and Royal Philips Electronics. The company has over 250 employees in Ireland (Dublin and Cork), USA, Poland, Portugal and the Czech Republic.

Products and Services

S3 Group has 2 business units as follows: 1. Connected Health Services and Products – provision of deployment and development services, and products to pharmaceutical companies, medical device vendors, healthcare providers, primary care trusts, home healthcare agencies, care organizations, and disease management companies. 2. Semiconductors - This unit designs and supplies complex mixed-signal ASICs (application specific integrated circuits) and licenses a portfolio of mixed-signal intellectual property (IP).

Value Proposition

In the Connected Health business unit S3 Group is ISO:13485 certified and has significant market knowledge and has built a unique capability to develop connected health services solutions and deploy systems in real-life environments. We have built world-leading Connected Health systems and products for major Pharma and Medical Device companies and successfully deployed the world’s first population wide Telehealth system in Northern Ireland. We use our clinical, business, and technical expertise to bid for and win major positions in related chronic disease management programmes. The company has developed its own Connected Health products and solutions in the areas of remote patient monitoring, patient support programs, medication adherence and monitoring, connected clinical trials and patient engagement. In the Semiconductors business unit S3 Group has been working in integrated circuit design and mixed-signal IP since its inception in 1986. We design and supply complex mixed signal ASICs, integrating RF, Mixed-Signal, Digital, Memory and Processors. We have a proven track record in developing mixed signal converter IP which addresses the dynamic needs of the market and which we license to some of the biggest companies in the world. Clients return to S3 Group because of the quality of our products and services, our deep knowledge, strong problem-solving expertise and world-class engineering experience.

Standards and Certificates

ISO:9001 ISO:13485 S3 Group uses our mature process framework to guide projects to a successful end. The framework uses the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) and the PMBOK Guide (ANSI/PMI 99-001-2004) as reference models to guide our development of processes and practices for both project management and product development. Design centres are ISO 9001:2008 certified. S3 Group’s Connected Health business unit is ISO13485 certified.

Sector(s) Served

• Pharmaceuticals • Medical Devices • Digital Health • Healthcare Organisations • Satellite Communications • Oil & Gas Flow Industry • Industrial Control • Instrumentation • Industrial Internet of Things IoT)

Key Clients

• Pharma companies • Iridium • Inmarsat • Orbcomm • Flowserve

Key Partners

• TSMC • Global Foundries • UMC • SMIC • ARM • Synopsys

Geographical Market(s) Served

United Kingdom (UK), United States of America (USA), Europe, Australia, South Korea, Israel, Canada, China, France, Germany


South County Business Park Leopardstown Dublin 18

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