1. COVID-19: Challenges and Opportunities for the Medtech Industry
Throughout the webinar David provided a brief overview of the medtech regulatory landscape pre COVID-19. He discussed the responses to COVID-19 from both regulatory and industry perspectives while he also spoke about the challenges and opportunities for the medtech industry post COVID-19.
We would like to thank David for delivering this webinar and anyone who viewed the webinar on the day.
2. The Role of Digital Health Technologies in the Fight against COVID-19
During the webinar Sonia and Shourjya provided an overview of digital health from different perspectives while also providing an insight into each company, the journey to date and the impact and future of digital health. Sonia and Shourjya also discussed the recent success of each company and how they are responding during the COVID-19 pandemic.
We would like to thank Sonia and Shourjya for delivering this webinar and everyone that viewed the webinar on the day.
3. Intellectual Property (IP) as an Asset-IP Strategies for Start-ups and SMEs
This month we welcomed guest speaker Sean Cummings. Sean is a European patent, trade mark and design attorney and Partner in the leading European IP firm Keltie LLP and Director of the firm’s Irish subsidiary, Keltie Limited, which he established in Galway in 2016.
Throughout the webinar, Sean discussed the various types of intellectual property (IP), why it matters and how to protect it. Sean also explained how to best time patent applications along with sharing the best piece of business advice he ever received.
We would like to thank Sean for delivering this webinar and everyone that viewed the webinar on the day.
4. Public Procurement for Start-ups and SMEs
Throughout the webinar, Anna-Marie discussed European Union (EU) Procurement Opportunities for Start-ups and SMEs. Anna-Marie discussed the basic procurement rules, procurement in a pandemic and proactive EU measures.
Paul spoke about the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR), a pre commercial procurement initiative that is administered by Enterprise Ireland. This initiative aims to drive innovation across all sections of the Irish Public Sector via robust engagement with technology rich companies and organisations.
We would like to thank Anna- Marie and Paul for delivering this webinar and everyone that viewed the webinar on the day.
5. Public Procurement for Start-ups and SMEs-Part 2
During this webinar, Amanda provided tips and advice to attendees to help write a successful bid. She discussed the best approach to take when planning and developing a bid while also providing an insight into what steps should be taken. Amanda highlighted the importance of reviewing the bid, successful or unsuccessful, to ensure the next bid is easier.
Mike discussed the key principles of public procurement and the public procurement process. He highlighted the types of procurement procedures for above and below thresholds as well as discussing the tender evaluation process. Mike also spoke about procurement trends and resources including innovation procurement and SME friendly procurement.
During the Q&A session, both Amanda and Mike offered further information to attendees and outlined some key references and websites for further information.
HIHI would like to thank Amanda and Mike for delivering this webinar and everyone that viewed the webinar on the day.
6. Funding Opportunities and Supports for Start-ups and SMEs
7. Digital Health (part 2)
8. Intellectual Property (part 2)
The HIHI Webinar Schedule for 2021