Prescription for future recovery

The medtech sector is booming - and there is room for improvement, writes Gareth Naughton.

4th March, 2012
Prescription for future recovery
Sharon Higgins, director of the IMDA: 'There will be opportunities right across the spectrum'. Photo: Tony O'Shea

The medtech sector has bucked the wider economic trend in recent years, positioning Ireland as one of the top three locations globally for medical device manufacturing.

The industry provides employment for more than 25,000 people and is set to continue growing. Indeed, according to IDA chief executive Barry O'Leary, we can expect to see a number of significant job announcements in the sector in the coming months.

"There is a decent pipeline of projects from the...

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