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RAM SFI Research Centre for Medical Devices at NUI Galway has received a significant funding award of €46,372,380 from Science Foundation Ireland. The investment was announced on Monday by Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD.
A formal collaboration is to take place between CÚRAM, the Science Foundation Ireland Centre for Research in Medical Devices at NUI Galway, and Rutgers University, New Jersey, regarding complementary medical device programmes.
Next month, the Network of Excellence for Functional Biomaterials (NFB) at NUI Galway will host a free seminar on the regulatory elements that need to be considered when developing medical devices involving a combination of advanced materials and biomolecules. The European Regulation of Medical Devices (EROMed) Seminar will take place on on October 13 in the Seminar Room of the Biosciences Building from 9.30am to 5.30pm.
John O’Dea, CEO of Galway-based Crospon and new president of Engineers Ireland, has said that the health of Ireland’s €7.9 billion medical devices export sector is hugely dependent on the expertise and ready supply of skilled engineers.
Sligo-based ProTek Group has acquired the business of Galway medical device design firm AP Design, specialists in new product development for medical device companies.
Cambus Teo, a Spiddal-based company, has secured investment from Helix Medical, a global manufacturer for the medical device and healthcare industries, which will create 35 jobs. Under the agreement, Helix Medical will provide expansion financing and acquire a 50 per cent share in the company.
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.
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.
A new product developed by a local medical device company will provide an improved diagnostic test for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Galway-based medical device developer Crospon this week announced that its drug delivery technology platform has been spun out into a distinct company, Janisys, as a result of the continued development of the product prototype.