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 Qpercom, a spin-off from the National University of Ireland, Galway, has made an breakthrough in the ASEAN
medical education market with the adoption of its online marking tool (OMT) by one of the region’s top-ranking universities. A chance meeting with Asian academics, attending a medical education conference in Lyons, France, in 2012 led CEO Dr Thomas Kropmans to join in and win a competitive tender process for the delivery of a bespoke assessment system.

Helplink is a new social enterprise spun out of NUI Galway, and is this week launching a free health-tech app for Android and iOS. Sean Coleman of NUI Galway’s IT department has worked with fellow academics at the university, plus Lochlann Scott, a research psychologist with the HSE, and industry to spawn Helplink. It's a free booking and directory-services app targeting at bringing Ireland's healthcare, beauty and leisure industries into the digital age.

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“Our ASC system has benefited greatly from the synergies associated with NUI Galway’s Innovation Centre, as well as the support of Seroba Kernel, Triventures and Enterprise Ireland”, he said. “It’s a pleasure to work in Galway, which is rapidly becoming a major medical device hub of innovation on a global stage. Apica has provided an excellent example of how a new medical device, which was initially conceived and developed overseas, could be brought to Ireland and developed here so that it can be made available for export to treat patients globally.”
James L. Greene (CEO)

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Business was setup with the aim of building a significant-sized technology group headquartered in Ireland

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The AIB Seed Capital Fund, co-managed by Enterprise Equity Venture Capital, and the Western Investment Fund, managed by the Western Development Commission, has completed an equity investment in Galway based medical device company Syncrophi Systems Ltd. The total investment in the company is €1m and the funding injection has enabled Syncrophi to bring to market its breakthrough wireless patient monitoring system, the KEWS100, a unique system which allows patient vital-sign trends to be continuously monitored via a lightweight wireless module while they move about in hospital.

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