From funding to clinical trials, the challenges facing Ireland’s healthtech start-ups

Ireland punches above its weight when it comes to medtech, writes Jonathan Keane

The core issue that OneProjects is trying to address is irregular heartbeat

Fionn Lahart joined the BioInnovate programme in Galway in a bid to start a new company in the medtech space, a busy sector in the city. But unlike traditional incubator programmes, Lahart went into the programme at the University of Galway with a blank slate.

BioInnovate encourages would-be entrepreneurs to join the programme with an open mind, in order to find a problem that needs solving, rather than coming in with a fully-formed idea or ...