Date 2017-09-06 - 2017-09-06
Time 09:30-14:00
Location Sheraton Hotel, Athlone
Category 2017 Events

Ibec’s Medtech and Engineering Sectors and EMD Ireland Technology Gateway Cluster will jointly host an event to showcase the capability amongst 6 Technology Gateways relevant to the Medtech and Engineering industries in Ireland.

This event will provide delegates with an update from each of the six Technology Gateways highlighting their capability, resources, track record and future strategy. The event will include industry case studies and a comprehensive overview of the many different ways in which companies can engage with Technology Gateways. Delegates can also learn about various funding mechanisms available from Enterprise Ireland, including the Innovation Voucher call open from Sept 6th to Sept 20th 2017.

About Us

EMD Ireland Technology Gateway Cluster

EMD Ireland, a cluster group of six gateways within the engineering, materials and design sector was established in 2016 to provide a broad range of expertise to industry. This cluster consists of APT (Athlone Institute of Technology), CREST (Dublin Institute of Technology), Design+ (Carlow Institute of Technology), MET (Galway Mayo Institute of Technology), PEM (Institute of Technology Sligo) and SEAM (Waterford Institute of Technology). The EMD Ireland Cluster assists companies with Enterprise Ireland funding mechanisms in the form of Innovation Vouchers, Innovation Partnerships and Innovation Partnership Feasibility Studies. Companies can also directly fund their work with the Gateways.

Medtech and Engineering Sectors, Ibec

Ibec is the national voice of business in Ireland. Ibec represents the interests of business in Ireland and provides a wide range of direct services to its 7,500 members. The Irish Medtech Association, Plastics Ireland and the Irish Engineering Network are three Associations of the Ibec Medtech & Engineering umbrella and represent the interests of same.

To find out more, check out or follow us on Twitter @EITechGateway @EMDcluster

This event is FREE and lunch is provided.


Make sure to book your place now as numbers are limited!