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Top hospitals to start using 3D printed hearts from GMIT med tech centre

Two Irish hospitals plan to start using three-dimensional printers at the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology in the coming months to create copies of patients’ hearts to help with surgery for heart disease in adults and congenital heart defects in babies.

Silicon Valley experts gather to sample the best of Ireland

The best of Ireland, including major events like the Galway Races, is currently being showcased to a group of 30 of Silicon Valley experts and innovators who will also be meeting with Udara Na Gaeltachta to discuss finance and business opportunities in the west.

Westmeath encouraged to ‘think big’ for Engineers Week

Engineers Week is coming to Westmeath. The annual campaign to promote engineering as a career and the importance of the profession to Ireland, is taking place from February 25 to March 3. A number of events have been planned for Westmeath to encourage interest in engineering in its various forms.

Skillnets Jobs Fair

A significant number of companies from the west of Ireland are already signed up for the Skillnets Jobs Fair which will take place in the Radisson Blu Hotel in Galway on Sunday October 14. This is an excellent opportunity for local companies to meet with jobseekers in your area and fill any vacancies you have.

Galway jobs fair will help companies and jobseekers

A significant number of companies from the west of Ireland are already signed up for the Skillnets Jobs Fair which will take place in the Radisson Blu Hotel in Galway on Sunday October 14.

New Medtronic Customer Innovation Centre to create up to ninety jobs

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Up to 90 jobs are to be created at Medtronic’s new Customer Innovation Centre, European Commissioner for Research, Innovation, and Science Máire Geoghegan-Quinn confirmed yesterday as she turned the first sod on the site at Parkmore business park.

Three new consultants appointed to Galway hospitals

A local TD is calling for a clear plan to be drawn up in the New Year to illustrate how the appointment of three new consultants to University, Merlin Park and Portiuncula Hospitals will work in the various facilities.

Medical device company begins clinical study

A Galway-based medical device company, focused on developing new products which reduce the risk of catheter related infections, began its First in Man clinical study of its NexSite vascular access catheter at University Hospital Galway recently.

Demystifying Galway’s science industry

It is clear to most people in Galway that the medical device industry plays a fundamental role in the economic fabric of the city. Indeed, while visitors to the city may be surprised to overhear terms like ‘stent’, ‘biomedical device’ or ‘catheter’ rising out of countless conversations on Shop Street on Saturday afternoon, it is hardly surprising to locals who know that more than 6,000 are employed in the medical device sector in Galway. Indeed, if we look at the number of people indirectly employed this figure rises to about 10,000. No doubt every Galwegian knows someone who works in the medical device industry or a related industry.

Opportunity for business start-ups

The Galway Mayo Institute of Technology is now recruiting for the next Midlands and West Enterprise Programme (MWEP) commencing in April 2010. This is a one-year programme providing entrepreneurs with business skills, networks, facilities, and supports necessary to navigate and execute the business start-up process.

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