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Connected Health Skillnet

Network Sector

Biopharma / Medtech, Digital / Technology, Healthcare

Network Region


Network Manager

Jennifer McCormack

Network Promoter


Network Contact

Jennifer McCormack


01 6051537


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Network Overview

Connected Health Skillnet supports medtech, pharma, ICT and software businesses operating in the connected health field. The network’s mission is to enhance Ireland’s reputation as a location of choice for businesses that develop innovative connected health solutions for better patient outcomes and more efficient healthcare.

Collaborating with industry, the network designs, develops and delivers responsive, bespoke and flexible, subsidised upskilling courses to address the ongoing needs of businesses. Connected Health Skillnet is promoted by Ibec and operates in collaboration with the Irish Medtech Association, Biopharmachem Ireland and Technology Ireland. Membership of the network is open to private enterprises in the sectors.

Supports to businesses

  • Assist businesses to identify and address current and future skills needs 
  • Information regarding successful approaches to learning and talent development 
  • Guidance on achieving value for money when investing in learning and development 
  • Strategic programmes that enhance business innovation and sectoral competitiveness 
  • Flexible training and education programmes customised to the needs of the sector 
  • Innovative programme design and development 
  • Leadership programmes for business owners and executives 
  • Certified and non-certified technical training 
  • Training relating to communication, problem-solving and other core skills 
  • Advice on gauging the effectiveness of training 
  • Access to a network of businesses within the sector 
  • Conferences, seminars, and other informal learning and networking events 

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