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 Thinking for Medical Technologies - 17/11/2016
Venue: University of Limerick
Time: 9:00 - 17:00


Fundamentals in Regulatory Affairs - 17/11/2016
Venue: Clayton Hotel, Galway
Time: 9:00 - 17:00


Excel Computer Intermediate Training - 16/11/2016
Venue: Galway Technology Centre
Time: 9:00 - 17:00

Irish Medtech Association Skillnet has trained over 4,000 trainees and delivered 20,000 training days to 83 Medical Technology, Pharma and Biopharma companies

Fundamentals in Regulatory Affairs

This programme has been designed to meet the growing requirements of Irish companies in filling regulatory assurance roles. The impetus for the development of this specialist programme emerged from industry needs and the content has been developed in conjunction with a taskforce comprised of regulatory experts from Irish Medtech Association’s Regulatory and Quality Working Group. In particular, this industry led programme will assist companies as they prepare for the new EU regulatory framework and offer unique flexibility to companies to adapt rapidly to changing regulatory workloads ahead of the entry into force of the new EU Medical Device and IVD Medical Device Regulations.The course will enable personnel in the medical technology industry to understand all current device and diagnostic regulations and to develop the skills necessary to address and prepare for the ever-changing global environment of regulatory affairs. Upon successful completion of the programme, participants receive an award at NFQ Level 8.


"Excellent and intense 4 day course that educates and prepares you for the PMI certification like no other. The PM learning and thought process packed into the time frame is time well spent."

Padraic Broderick
Transitions Optical, Galway