HealthTech Ireland Conference 2022

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HealthTech Ireland Annual Conference

The New Normal: Is co-operation the new competitive advantage?

21st April 2021 | Virtual Summit

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2020 undoubtedly presented the most challenging year that modern-day healthcare has ever seen with health systems around the world straining to cope with the huge demands placed on them.

As a consequence of the pandemic, the adoption of digital health and virtual care has accelerated at such a pace that governments around the world are having to rethink the role of health technology in healthcare. The crisis has been a huge impetus for enabling digital health so, once the pandemic subsides, how do we hold on to the gains achieved during the past year and ensure that innovation in future healthcare delivery is implemented, spread and sustained?

HealthTech Ireland believes that all stakeholders need to act decisively, together and in an orchestrated way to make the necessary changes. By helping to unite the health tech industry and stakeholder community in Ireland behind a common roadmap, we will be much further along the path to delivering better and more sustainable care.

How we can collaborate and work together to shape the future of healthcare in Ireland will be the over-riding theme of our 2021 annual conference.

To help you navigate the rapidly changing world of healthcare innovation, our virtual conference brings you inspiring speakers, new technologies, relevant information and the most networking you have ever experienced in an online event.

In partnership with Business Post LIVE & iQuest, we will bring you the entire conference experience with a virtual platform that brings attendees the knowledge and insights they expect from speakers and experts, plus great ways to meet and network with other attendees and solutions providers.

This event is targeted at the full range of healthcare stakeholders including policymakers, leaders and managers in healthcare management and delivery, clinical leaders, patient advocates, researchers, academics, innovators, entrepreneurs and solution providers to the healthcare sector.


Our agenda is in development, but here are the topics we are planning to cover through presentations, case studies and panel discussions:

  • Innovation: New partnerships, collaborations and co-operative models
  • Models for spreading and scaling innovation throughout the healthcare system
  • What new partnerships, innovation and collaboration models are developing in Ireland?
  • Removing barriers to innovation
  • Optimising innovation pathways
  • A fundamental truth: The commercial challenges facing health tech scale-ups
  • The latest thinking and new approaches to evaluating new technologies for healthcare
  • Initiatives that are opening up innovation around the world
  • Collaborating and co-operating for success in Irish healthcare

Those that should attend include:

  • Policy makers
  • Leaders and managers in healthcare management and service delivery
  • Clinical leaders
  • Patient advocates
  • Healthcare and health technology researchers, academics
  • Service providers to the healthcare sector
  • Researchers
  • Academics
  • Economists
  • All those with an interest in health technology and innovation

The Virtual Summit Experience

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To adapt to the current environment and the growing demand for delegates to enjoy the conference experience in an online manner, The HealthTech Ireland Annual Conference 2021 will come to you as a virtual event.

While our delegates will join in from the comfort of their homes and offices across Ireland and around the world, the event itself will be broadcast live from our dedicated studio in Dublin. Many of our speakers and panellists will appear live on stage, while our international keynotes and participants will be video-conferenced in to join the conversation.

Delegates will have the opportunity to step into the unique virtual summit environment, which includes access to the main virtual conference stage for the full day, live speaker & panel Q&A sessions, a virtual exhibition hall, copies of presentations & content post-event, as well as the opportunity to network, connect and chat with fellow online attendees, speakers and partners in real time.

Virtual attendance will be easily facilitated by our specially customised conferencing platform and dedicated AV team.

Benefits of virtual attendance include:

  • Access to Virtual Main Stage for all keynotes, presentations and debates
  • Video content of the latest industry innovation
  • Opportunities to meet 100’s of attendees virtually, and set up meetings and conversations
  • Online virtual exhibition hall
  • Meet the industry using our matchmaking and profiling facilities
  • Copy of attendee list post-event
  • Copy of all presentations post-event


Some feedback from our previous Health events:

Cathal O’Herlihy

Healthcare 21

“…thanks for the organisation of a great conference yesterday.”

Philip Hendrick

 Managing Director, Air Liquide Healthcare Ireland

“Many thanks and congratulations on another excellent annual conference”

Alan Dalton

Healthcare Procurement Manager, VHI

“the speakers were of a very high standard and there were some important takeaways for me. It was also an excellent networking opportunity”

Barbra Gilmartin

National Sales Manager FANNIN MedSurg Division

“well done on an excellent conference today. A broad and very interesting range of speakers…”

Tickets and Pricing

The discounted pre-launch ticket offer is available for a limited time only

2021 Sponsors

Our valued partners include:

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Lunch Sponsor


For Sponsorship Opportunities Contact

Wayne Leitch

Head of Sponsorship Sales/ Conferences and Events

Mob: +353 86 8575144


Contact Us

This summit is organised by iQuest & Business Post LIVE. If you have any questions, requests, or require assistance with your booking, please feel free to contact me:

Jackie Bryan

Conference Facilitator

Tel: (+353) 87 055 7913


Who are iQuest?

iQuest is Ireland’s leading conference, exhibition and corporate events company, formed in 2001. As part of the Business Post Group, their goal is to create superior quality events (live, hybrid and virtual) on the issues that matter most to Irish business and government. For more information visit

Who are HealthTech Ireland?

HealthTech Ireland is an independent trade association for manufacturers, developers and distributors of health technology products and solutions to the health system in Ireland. It provides a forum for the development and advocacy of policies that support innovation in health technology to address patients’ healthcare needs. HealthTech Ireland member companies include the full spectrum of health technology supply and service companies from Small/Medium Employers to Multi-National Companies, many of whom have Research and Innovation and /or manufacturing facilities in Ireland.