Enterprise Ireland and Health Innovation Hub Ireland (HIHI)

Clinical Innovation Award 2022

HIHI Information Flyer

Subject: HIHI Clinical Innovation Award 2022

What: Enterprise Ireland and Health Innovation Hub Ireland (HIHI) have launched the Clinical Innovation Award 2022. This Award is designed to support all healthcare professionals in Ireland to explore the commercial feasibility of their innovative ideas with the potential to transform the way medical care is delivered in Ireland and abroad.

Who: The Clinical Innovation Award is open to all healthcare professionals in public hospitals, third level institutions, and non-profit research organisations. Lead applicants must be employed and have ongoing clinical commitments in the Irish Health Service.

Prizes: Three applicants will receive a €15,000 Enterprise Ireland Commercialisation Feasibility Fund to investigate the commercial feasibility of their innovative idea

Requirement: Applications MUST be supported by an academic institution. HIHI can provide assistance in making these connections

Info: For further information please visit the website (HERE) and see the attached Flyer

Events: A schedule of events on the Clinical Innovation Award will be announced soon (HERE)

When: Closing date for applications is 26 August 2022

Contact: Dr Steven Griffin (steven.griffin@nuigawlay.ie); Dr Michael Twomey (michael.twomey@ucc.ie); or Sinead O’Connor (OCONNS71@TCD.ie)


Eimer O’Connell, Research Associate, Health Innovation Hub Ireland, National University of Ireland, Galway

E-mail: eimer.oconnell@nuigalway.ie