Employer benefits

Each year over 80 Medical Technology companies avail of > 25% funding towards their training needs by becoming a member of the Irish Medical Devices Association 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 Association Skillnet

Upcoming courses


Design Innovation for the Cardiovascular Sector - 02/05/2018
Venue: CROI House. Moyola Lane, Galway
Time: 08:30 - 17:00


Data Protection Update: Ensuring your HR Department is GDPR-Compliant - 15/05/2018
Venue: Radisson Blu, at Dublin Airport
Time: 09:00 - 16:30


Risk Management concepts and tools to meet the requirements within ISO 13485:2016 - 31/05/2018
Venue: Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork
Time: 08:30 - 17:00

Irish Medtech Skillnet has trained over 8,900 trainees and delivered 46,000 training days to 186 Medical Technology companies

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.