THE IRISH
HEALTH TECH GUIDE
2014
WHO ARE WE?
HealthXL is the world’s first truly global
network for Health Tech.
From Australia to Africa, the US to
Europe...
THEWORLD’SBIGGESTPROBLEM

OLDER
By 2050, over 60s
will outnumber
under 15s

FATTER
Physical inactivity
is the world’s 4th
...
WHY HEALTH TECH?
A fusion of digital technology and
healthcare innovation
Improving access
Empowering patients and profess...
TECHNOLOGY
CANTRANSFORM
HEALTHCARE
1 billion smartphones
Sensors everywhere!
Medical information is
doubling every 5 years
INNOVATION IN HEALTHCARE NEEDS AN ECOSYSTEM
Innovation benefits every stage of the health ecosystem

Hospitals

Entreprene...
BEYOND SILICON VALLEY
Innovation in healthcare is needed everywhere
WHAT MAKES A
COMMUNITY GREAT?
Talent
Strong Pool of Innovators
Local Capital
Killer Events
Great Universities
Local Press
...
WELCOME TO IRELAND
A STRONG POOL OF INNOVATORS

4/5 leading
ICT
companies

8/10 leading
online game
companies

9/10 leading
pharma
companies
...
TALENT

One third of
the population
are under 25

Only English
speaking
country in
Eurozone

The highest
number of
enginee...
COMPANIESINIRELAND
DUBLIN - IT

GALWAY - Medtech

CORK - Pharma
LOCAL CAPITAL
Tech accounts for 90% of Venture Capital in Ireland.
KILLEREVENTS
GREATUNIVERSITIES
LOCALPRESS

Adrian Weckler

Carmel Doyle

Sunday Business Post Silicon Republic

Gavan Reilly
Today FM

Gavin Daly
Sunday ...
HEALTHTECH COMPANIES
SOME PEOPLE TO KNOW

Alan Clayton
SOS Ventures

Alan O’Connell
Seroba

Andrew Murphy
Sláinte Healthcare

Aviva Cohen
Neuro...
SOME PEOPLE TO KNOW

David Cooper
Cooper Engineering

David Nash
Sláinte Healthcare

David Prendergast
Intel

Declan Kelly...
SOME PEOPLE TO KNOW

John Dineen
FTI Consulting

John Dinsmore
CPHI, TCD

John McKeown
Allergy Standards

Johnny Walker
He...
SOME PEOPLE TO KNOW

Martin Kelly
IBM

Mary Cronin
ThousandSeeds

Mary Ivers
All Hallows College

Michael Caulfield
Intele...
SOME PEOPLE TO KNOW

Robert Kelly
UPMC Beacon

Ronan Kavanagh
Consultant
Rheumatologist

Ronan McDonnell
TCD

Ryan Quigley...
FRIENDS ABROAD

Andrew Broderick
Public Health Institute

Gareth Keane
Qualcomm Ventures

Barry O’Brien
Silicon Valley Ban...
GETCONNECTED!
If you are active in Health Tech
and would like to be included
in this report please let us
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The Irish HealthTech Guide

  1. 1. THE IRISH HEALTH TECH GUIDE 2014
  2. 2. WHO ARE WE? HealthXL is the world’s first truly global network for Health Tech. From Australia to Africa, the US to Europe, we are supporting the most exciting entrepreneurs as they scale internationally. Our network of investors, entrepreneurs and sponsors are leaders worldwide. www.healthxl.co @health_XL
  3. 3. THEWORLD’SBIGGESTPROBLEM OLDER By 2050, over 60s will outnumber under 15s FATTER Physical inactivity is the world’s 4th leading killer MORE EXPENSIVE US Healthcare expenditure is over 18% GDP
  4. 4. WHY HEALTH TECH? A fusion of digital technology and healthcare innovation Improving access Empowering patients and professionals Reducing costs
  5. 5. TECHNOLOGY CANTRANSFORM HEALTHCARE 1 billion smartphones Sensors everywhere! Medical information is doubling every 5 years
  6. 6. INNOVATION IN HEALTHCARE NEEDS AN ECOSYSTEM Innovation benefits every stage of the health ecosystem Hospitals Entrepreneurs Bio-pharmaceuticals Investors Health Plans Education Individual Family NGOs Medical Devices Government Employers
  7. 7. BEYOND SILICON VALLEY Innovation in healthcare is needed everywhere
  8. 8. WHAT MAKES A COMMUNITY GREAT? Talent Strong Pool of Innovators Local Capital Killer Events Great Universities Local Press Connected Alumni and Diaspora
  9. 9. WELCOME TO IRELAND
  10. 10. A STRONG POOL OF INNOVATORS 4/5 leading ICT companies 8/10 leading online game companies 9/10 leading pharma companies 17/25 leading MedTech companies
  11. 11. TALENT One third of the population are under 25 Only English speaking country in Eurozone The highest number of engineering grads in the EU Access to EU population of 500m
  12. 12. COMPANIESINIRELAND DUBLIN - IT GALWAY - Medtech CORK - Pharma
  13. 13. LOCAL CAPITAL Tech accounts for 90% of Venture Capital in Ireland.
  14. 14. KILLEREVENTS
  15. 15. GREATUNIVERSITIES
  16. 16. LOCALPRESS Adrian Weckler Carmel Doyle Sunday Business Post Silicon Republic Gavan Reilly Today FM Gavin Daly Sunday Times Chris Horn Freelance John Collins Irish Times Ciara O'Brien Irish Times RTE Irish Times Gabrielle Monahan Irish Examiner John Murray Michelle Hennessy Pamela Newenham Philip Connolly The Journal Conor Keane Sunday Times Johnny Ryan Irish Times Thomas Molloy Sunday Business Post Irish Independent Karlin Lilington Irish Times Tom Lyons Irish Times
  17. 17. HEALTHTECH COMPANIES
  18. 18. SOME PEOPLE TO KNOW Alan Clayton SOS Ventures Alan O’Connell Seroba Andrew Murphy Sláinte Healthcare Aviva Cohen Neuro Hero Avril Copeland Physiotherapy Barry O’Sullivan INSIGHT, UCC Barry Smyth INSIGHT Bill Liao SOS Ventures Brendan Casey Swiftqueue Brian Caulfield INSIGHT, UCD Brian Moore ORRECCO Caelen King WhatClinic.com Colm Galligan Merck Conor Hanley RedMed Cormac Kilty Argutus Medical Damian O’Kelly Nutritics Darren Daly ByrneWallace Dave Gibson GSK
  19. 19. SOME PEOPLE TO KNOW David Cooper Cooper Engineering David Nash Sláinte Healthcare David Prendergast Intel Declan Kelly Aspirico Derek Young i360medical Emer O’Reilly MPRII Emma Murphy The Turning Institute Enda Madden GroupNos Eoghan Murphy TD Graham Lowe Molecular Medicine Grant Verstandig Audax Health Solutions Howard Beggs Helix Health Group Iarfhlaith Kelly Kitman Labs James Malone Friends Through Food Jean Dunne ICON Jim Joyce Point of Care Joe Wiley Sofinnova Ventures Joey Mason Delta Partners
  20. 20. SOME PEOPLE TO KNOW John Dineen FTI Consulting John Dinsmore CPHI, TCD John McKeown Allergy Standards Johnny Walker Health Founders Julie O’Donnell Lundbeck June Shannon Irish Medical News Keith O’Neill Lifescience & Food Commercialisation Ken Cahill SilverCloud Kerrill Thornhill Maithú IT Solutions Kieran Daly Health Founders Krystian Fikert MyMind Leonora O’Brien Pharmapod Liam Ryan Health2.0 Lisa Domican Grace App Lorraine Dempsey Inclusion Ireland Marie Ennis-O’Connor Health2Dublin Mark Ferguson Science Foundation Ireland Mark Ledwidge St. Vincent’s University Hospital
  21. 21. SOME PEOPLE TO KNOW Martin Kelly IBM Mary Cronin ThousandSeeds Mary Ivers All Hallows College Michael Caulfield Intelesens Michael John Gorman Science Gallery Michael Mitchell Sense of Skin Niall O’Neill Deloitte Consulting Niall Rafferty Medxnote.com Noel Toonan Naloot Ltd Orla Tinsley Campainer Paddy Cosgrave Web Summit Paddy Holahan NewBay Padraig McKeon DCU Paul Galvin Tyndall Paul Mooney HealthComms Paul O’Hara Ashoka Europe Rhona O’Mahoney National Maternity Hospital Robert Cairnduff 3D4Medical
  22. 22. SOME PEOPLE TO KNOW Robert Kelly UPMC Beacon Ronan Kavanagh Consultant Rheumatologist Ronan McDonnell TCD Ryan Quigley Abbvie Seamus Donnelly UCD Medical Practice Sean Mulvany Enterprise Ireland Shane Owens iOS and Web Developer Shay Garvey Frontline Ventures Stephen Young Blg Teri Morris YouSteps Tom Gray Kainos Tom O’Callaghan iheed Institute Tom O’Leary ICON Trevor Duffy Consultant Rheumatologist Vicky McGrath Catapult Lifesciences Will Prendergast Frontline Ventures William Cirillo Insulcheck William Lyons Shimmer
  23. 23. FRIENDS ABROAD Andrew Broderick Public Health Institute Gareth Keane Qualcomm Ventures Barry O’Brien Silicon Valley Bank John Nosta Forbes Chris Coburn Partners Healthcare Kate Gunning Market Strategist Stuart Coulson Stanford University Dave Shanahan Abbvie Eoghan Jennings HealthXL Esther Dyson HICCup Maneesh Juneja Digital Health Futurist Peter Milner SinuSys Corp Steve Seuntjens Personal Health Solutions Vishal Gulati Specialist Investor
  24. 24. GETCONNECTED! If you are active in Health Tech and would like to be included in this report please let us know. Otherwise if you are interested in creating a report for your local community please contact us at: healthxl.co Isa@healthxl.co @health_xl

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