Eoghan Ó Faoláin

Deputy Director

Irish Medtech Association

Eoghan Ó Faoláin is the Deputy Director of Irish Medtech Association, the Ibec group which represents the medical technology sector. The Irish Medtech Association has more than 250 members, located throughout the island of Ireland. The group’s broad focus is to promote and support an environment that encourages the sustainable development and growth of Ireland’s FDI multinational and SME medtech companies.

Eoghan has over 14 years’ experience with Ibec, most recently as Head of Public Sector at Ibec, supporting Ibec’s voluntary hospitals, further & higher education organisations and public sector bodies. Prior to that Eoghan held Acting Director and Senior Executive positions in Technology Ireland, the Ibec group representing the technology, software & ICT sectors. Eoghan joined Ibec as Regulatory Affairs Executive in the Irish Medtech Association in 2008.

Before joining Ibec, Eoghan successful completed his PhD entitled ‘The use of Raman spectroscopy for the diagnosis of cervical cancer’ at Technological University Dublin. Eoghan alongside colleagues at FOCAS, the Radiation and Environmental Science Centre, and collaborators at the Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital and the National Maternity Hospital in Dublin, embarked on the process of commercialising the technology with support from Enterprise Ireland, resulting in the filing of a worldwide patent of the technology developed.

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