Employer benefits

Each year over 150 Medical Technology companies avail of > 25% funding towards their training needs by becoming a member of the Irish Medtech Skillnet.

Employee benefits

Training is essential for career advancement and improved competence in the workplace. The medical technology sector is more competitive than ever before. With the advancement of new technologies and new ways of doing business, the employee is required to possess high levels of knowledge, skills and competencies in a wide range of areas

Job Seeker benefits

Increase your employability and keep your skills up to date for employment opportunities in the life sciences sector by training with Irish Medtech Skillnet

Upcoming courses


Driving Operational Excellence through Lean Leadership - 12/09/2018
Venue: University of Limerick, Dublin, Mayo
Time: 08:30 - 17:00


Certified Quality Technician - 11/10/2018
Venue: Blended Learning
Time: 00:00 - 00:00


Validation Principles and Practices for Medtech - 05/11/2018
Venue: Raheen Woods Hotel, Athenry
Time: 08:00 - 17:00

Irish Medtech Skillnet upskills for the medtech and engineering workforce in Ireland

Additive Manufacturing for your medical technology business in Ireland - Should our business be doing it and how can we start?

The Irish Medtech Skillnet and contracting organisation, the Irish Medtech Association, the Ibec group that represents the medical technology sector in collaboration with the Irish Manufacturing Research group are delighted to offer new programme; Additive Manufacturing for your medical technology business.

The aim of the course is to introduce participants to the Fundamentals of Additive Manufacturing with specific focus on Medical Devices. It will provide them with an overview of the Technologies for both Polymer and Metal manufacturing and provide theoretical information and practical demonstrations on Manufacturing Scale Additive Manufacturing technology. The training will also focus on the practicality, advantages and implications of implementing Additive Technology in a Manufacturing Environment providing an overview of relevant case studies. Designed to provide decision makers in the medical device sector with theoretical and practical information about Additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing), what it is, what technologies are available and how it can it be integrated into new and/or existing manufacturing processes.


"This course equips students with both the formal principles and real-world savvy needed to develop and execute a Sales & Marketing strategy which is internationally competitive."

Niall Rooney
Proxy Biomedical Ltd