Beginning at 09.00 IST (Irish Standard Time) / 10.00 CEST
09:00 IST: Welcome
Speaker: Eunan Cunningham, WestBIC, Irish Boost4Health project partner
09.05 IST: Overview of Interreg NWE Boost4Health
Speaker: Ria Hein, BOM, Lead Partner, Boost4Health .
The partnership, vouchers for Irish and European SMEs, opportunities for service provision, coaching opportunities for SMEs.
09:15 IST: Introduction to the Irish Life Science Ecosystem
Speaker: Alan Hobbs, Manager High Potential Start Ups (Lifesciences and Industrial), Enterprise Ireland.
Sector strengths, key players, the Irish healthcare system, opportunities for SMEs, service providers in the region and what they can offer SMEs.
09:30 IST: Understanding the Irish Healthcare System
Speaker: Martin Curley, Director of the Digital Transformation and Open Innovation at the Health Service Executive (HSE).
Open innovation in the healthcare system, transforming the healthcare system through working with the Irish Life Science ecosystem.
09:45 IST: SME Case Study: FeelTect
Speaker: Andrew Cameron, Founder and CEO, FeelTect, Developer of Tight Alright – the first wearable, connected-health technology for measuring and monitoring sub-bandage pressure during compression therapy.
09:55 IST: Q&A
10:00 IST: 30 second pitches from SME participants
10:30 IST: End