Health Innovation Hub Ireland

Repro Free Prof. John R. Higgins, Principal Investigator, Health Innovation Hub Ireland; Dave Shanahan, Chair of National Oversight Group, Health Innovation Hub Ireland, Nicola OÕRiordan, UCC, Minister for Health Simon Harris TD, Dr. Colman Casey, Director Health Innovation Hub Ireland and John Murphy, Secretary General, Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation pictured at the official launch of Health Innovation Hub Ireland (HIHI) in UCC, Cork. IrelandÕs first national Health Innovation Hub will directly improve treatment and care for patients. The Minister announced government funding, through the Department of Health and the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation in conjunction with Enterprise Ireland of Û5 million for the establishment of Health Innovation Hub Ireland, which is led by University College Cork (UCC). Health Innovation Hub Ireland, a partnership of clinicians, academics, innovators and entrepreneurs from across Ireland will accelerate healthcare innovation and commercialisation, by addressing healthcare challenges and in doing so will create jobs and exports for the country Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Health Innovation Hub Ireland- Launched today by Minister Simon Harris

It’s been a busy morning at HIHI HQ in UCC- Minister  for Health, Simon Harris officially launched HIHI.  Minister Harris and Mr John Murphy Secretary General  of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation also used this momentous occasion to launch the first HIHI Call. The event was attended by the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Des Cahill, Minister Simon Coveney, Dr Michael Murphy, President , UCC, Mr Dave Shanahan, Chair of the HIHI National Oversight Group and nearly 100 invited guests.

To learn more about Heath Innovation Hub Ireland click here. To learn more about the Calls and to download an application form click here.



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HIHI is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Colman Casey as Director.

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