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Medtech Innovation: How to encourage, foster & promote innovation in an organisation

December 1, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Medtech is arguably the most innovative sector in Europe with more than 14,200 patent applications were filed with the European Patent Office (EPO) in 2020, representing a 2.6% growth compared with the previous year. The Irish medtech community has been a driver of this innovation with patents granted to Irish companies almost doubling from 2017 to 2020 making it stand out as fifth in the world for medical patents, per capita. This expert panel will discuss how to encourage, foster and promote innovation in an organisation, and the importance of linking to commercial.

Chair: Nigel Jones, Non-Executive Director, Chair, Audit & Risk Committee, Versono Medical


  • Berthtranda Marie Denby, General Manager, Anesthesia, Emergency Medicine, Tracheostomy & Respiratory, Teleflex
  • Michael Gilvarry, General Manager at Johnson & Johnson, Cerenovus
  • Diarmuid Meagher, Director of Research and Development, Abbott


December 1, 2022
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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