Employer benefits

Each year over 150 Medical Technology companies avail of > 25% funding towards their training needs by becoming a member of the Irish Medtech Skillnet.

Employee benefits

Training is essential for career advancement and improved competence in the workplace. The medical technology sector is more competitive than ever before. With the advancement of new technologies and new ways of doing business, the employee is required to possess high levels of knowledge, skills and competencies in a wide range of areas

COVID-19 Update

Irish Medtech Skillnet is fully supportive of the Government’s efforts to effectively address and limit the spread of COVID-19 and to safeguard the protection of public health and that of our stakeholders. All our programmes are available through online and virtual training with Irish Medtech Skillnet funding. Reminder that the HSE website www.hse.ie is the authoritative source of information and advice on the situation regarding COVID-19 in Ireland. Further information is also available on the Skillnet Ireland website.

Online and Virtual courses/events

Oct
7

Certified Quality Technician - ASQ - 07/10/2020
Venue: Online Virtual Delivery. No Classroom days.
Time: 09:00 - 16:00

Oct
14

Biological Evaluation of Medical Devices, including Chemical Characterization - 14/10/2020
Venue: Online
Time: 09:00 - 12:45

Oct
30

Masters of Engineering (MEng) in Digitalisation of Manufacturing - 30/10/2020
Venue: Online Pre-Recording, Live Tutorials, & Workshops.
Time: 08:30 - 17:00

Skillnet Ireland is funded through the Department of Education and Skills (DES). The Irish Medtech Skillnet, established in 2008 provides training to Medical Technology, Pharmaceutical, Biologics, and Biopharma industries.

Masters of Engineering in Digitalisation of Manufacturing

With the restrictions imposed by Covid-19, now more than ever; has the importance of the digitalisation of manufacturing processes been realised.

Irish Medtech Skillnet, working together with Limerick Institute of Technology are delivering a Masters of Engineering in Digitalisation. The modules will cover essential elements of digitalisation of manufacturing and their application in practice. The goal of the master's classes is to provide an expert level appraisal of relevant technologies, tools and techniques in a range of relevant disciplines, so that the Learner can assess current trends and can engage with specialist professionals on an equal footing.

With Skillnet funding the cost per person is €7,500 (payable over two years €3,750 per year)