The HIHI Team were delighted to present at the recent WHO meeting in Copenhagen “Building a Public Health Innovation Ecosystem”

| Posted on: 27 March, 2024

The Health Innovation Hub Ireland team were delighted to present recently in Copenhagen at the WHO Regional Office for Europe meeting “Building a Public Health Innovation Ecosystem”. Our colleagues Dr Tanya Mulcahy, Dr Michael Twomey and Jane O’ Flynn took part in the event.

Dr Tanya Mulcahy, Director of HIHI and founder of FemTech Ireland joined the line up as one of the keynote speakers on the day where she presented to a packed house on how Ireland has developed a Health Innovation Ecosystem- discussing the benefit of innovations to healthcare, how innovative enterprises support the economy and how Health Innovation Hub Ireland enables the essential connection between healthcare and enterprise in Ireland.

“Emerging diagnostic tools/innovations in Neonatal Healthcare“ – An Irish Perspective was presented by Dr. Michael Twomey. 2 case studies were explored CergenX with the CergenXWave a medical device that leverages AI to identify newborn infants most at risk of brain injury and Neurobell which developed an AI powered medical device to accurately detect seizures in newborns.

Special thanks for the invitation to present go to Moredreck Chibi PHD, WHO Regional Innovation Lead. Thanks also to Gauden Galea on his closing remarks on how a public supported agency like HIHI assist innovators and help them navigate public health systems.