HIHI Team

Jane O’Flynn

HIHI Manager, Munster Technological University | MTU

Jane is a manager with HIHI and is based in the Medical Engineering Design and Innovation Centre (MEDIC) in Munster Technological University (MTU). She liaises with healthcare innovators, advices how they might progress their ideas for new products and services and connects them with health care, regulatory, technical, research and development expertise as appropriate. She manages projects and studies bringing innovation into and out of the healthcare system.

Prior to HIHI Jane worked for four years in the Nimbus Research Centre in MTU leading and researching Software Applications, Internet of Things and Data Analytics projects with a particular interest in Assisted Living and Age Friendly applications. Jane has also worked for Keppie Design in Scotland where she was part of the design team for the New Royal Infirmary Edinburgh for 3 years.

Jane has studied Computer Science (MSc, HDip), Mathematics (BA) and Architecture (BArch).

Team Members

Mr Dave Shanahan
Chair of the National Oversight Group of Health Innovation Hub Ireland
Professor John R. Higgins
HIHI Lead PI, University College Cork and Cork University Maternity Hospital
Professor Seamas Donnelly
HIHI PI, Trinity College Dublin
Dr. Martin O’Halloran
HIHI PI, NUI Galway
Dr. Tanya Mulcahy
HIHI Director, University College Cork
Gillian Dwyer O’Mahony
HIHI Research Support Officer, University College Cork
Dr. Steven Griffin
Innovation from Healthcare Lead, NUI Galway
Jane O’Flynn
HIHI Manager, Munster Technological University
Eimear Galvin
HIHI Manager, Trinity College Dublin
Noel Murphy
HIHI Clinical Liaison and HSE Biomedical Engineer, Cork University Hospital
Noreen Lynch
HIHI Clinical Liaison and HSE Clinical Nurse Manager, Bantry University Hospital
Niamh Allen
HIHI Clinical Liaison and Clinical Nurse Manager, South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital
Eimer O’Connell
Project Manager, Health Innovation Hub Ireland
Caroline McGarry
Communications and PR Lead
Professor Martin O’Donnell
HIHI Academic Advisor, HIHI PI, CRF-Galway and NUI Galway
Professor Joe Eustace
HIHI Academic Advisor, CRF-Cork and University College Cork
Prof. Timothy O’Brien
HIHI Academic Advisor, NUI Galway