No. 1 Medtech Employer
Per capita in Europe
Cluster of 300
Exporter of medical products in the EU
In the top 5
Global hubs for Medtech
Ireland's Medtech industry
With a uniquely collaborative ecosystem that spans global multinationals, start-ups, university researchers and government-supported R&D centres, Irish exporters deliver an unparalleled innovation advantage to their customers.
Continually looking to the future, a new generation of medical device, diagnostic and digital health companies are pioneering design-led biomedical thinking to meet their customers’ evolving needs. Underpinning the medical technology industry, an established and lean Irish sub-supply sector and supply chain is capably servicing the exacting requirements of market leaders globally.
Irish Medtech Strengths
Experts in Compliance
Irish Medtech companies have a proven track record in understanding the complexities of regulations facing the healthcare industry and continuously delivering compliance. This is because Irish companies have grown alongside multinationals, which have maintained a substantial presence in the country over the past 25 years.
Innovators in Medtech
Irish Medtech companies are highly focused on using innovation to help customers in the healthcare sector to achieve their goals in the face of global challenges. This can be anything from the need to extend their product range to maximising cost efficiency.
Globally Focused Mindset
As Ireland is a small, open economy, Irish Medtech companies have always been global in their outlook, which has been a key driver of the growth of the sector from a total of 50 to 300 companies over the past 25 years.