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Key Facts about MedTech in Ireland - Infographic

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Ireland boasts the leading cluster of MedTech industries employing the highest per capita of Medical Technoloty personnel in Europe. Eight of the top twenty global companies have a manufacturing base here.
  • 1.Key facts about MedTech in Ireland Just some of the MedTech companies with operations in Ireland The number of MedTechcompanies in Ireland The percentage of ventilators worldwide in acute hospitals that are Irish made September 2012 of MedTech companies have a dedicated RD function The worlds market-leading drug- eluting stent was developed and commercialised in Ireland Ireland is the 2nd largest exporter of MedTech products in Europe The number of people with diabetes that rely on an injectable device manufactured in Ireland Exports of medical devices and diagnostics products now represent 8% of Irelands total merchandise exports The value of annual Irish MedTech exports The number of people employed in the industry the highest number of people working in the industry in any country in Europe, per head of population 250 15 of the top 20 MedTech companies are in Ireland 50%50% 7.2bn 2nd largest 30m 25,000 + + + ++ + 8% The percentage of the worlds contact lenses manufactured in Ireland 33%

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