Engineering a bright future for Irish healthcare

Engineers are central to the delivery of quality healthcare, through everything from building design to biomedical breakthroughs, and we must invest in training our young and diverse talent now

According to a 2017 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society study, biomedical is the engineering discipline most swiftly closing the gender divide. Picture: Getty

If the past few years have taught us anything, the most valued lesson learned is probably the need for continued excellence in healthcare – and in order to achieve the highest possible standards going forward, a sustained level of investment over a long-term period is essential.

Ireland has long been a proven leader of medtech manufacturing and supply – and is the second largest supplier of medtech products in Europe, supplying products to more than ...