Deep Dive Week

Dublin, 7-10 April, 2019

Applications closed

For MedTech startups ready to scale-up

With over 2,250 startups, Dublin was ranked in the top 10 of the European Digital City Index 2016 and just outside the world’s top 20 startup ecosystems in reporting firm Compass’s Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking 2015. Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Eventbrite, HubSpot, Twitter, Etsy, Amazon, Stripe and 250 more global tech companies are based in Dublin and employ thousands of techies, marketing and sales people. More than 80% of the world’s global tech companies have a base in Dublin, more than any other city in the world. We have over 450 MedTech companies with 36,000 employed, making us the second largest MedTech exporter in Europe.

What do you get?


Qualified introductions to get leads for your new local clients

Soft Landing

Packed agenda so you become familiar with the key players in the ecosystem

MedTech specific

Matchmaking with corporates & procurers looking to co-develop solutions in your field

Tailored support

Kate Hogan from DCU Ryan Academy will be your Scaling Manager

Lighthouse community

Our network & Scaling Managers remain at your disposal

Travel costs support

Reimbursement of up to 500€ of your travel expenses

Check out the agenda of the MedTech Deep Dive Week

Why Dublin?

An energetic startup and tech scene: 9 out of 10 world-leading technology and internet companies such as Facebook, IBM and Google have their European headquarters here.

95% of the world’s top MedTech companies have bases in our capital, with further facilities in the surrounding cities including Medtronic, Stryker and Allergan.

Home to successful MedTech startups like Nuritas, Fire 1 and APC Technologies.

Human capital from an educated, skilled and multilingual talent pool, aided by a young population and growing diversity.

World class mentoring, multiple startup initiatives and managerial assistance.

Private and Public funding: over 50% of the world’s leading Financial Services firms like JP Morgan Chase and HSBC are in Dublin.

Entrepreneurial Ethos: has created a supportive ecosystem with a business friendly environment.

Why Dublin?

Scaling Manager

Kate Hogan
Kate Hogan

DCU Ryan Academy for Entrepreneurs is Ireland’s leading centre for delivering Entrepreneurship and Innovation skills training. It is a not for profit partnership between Dublin City University and the family of the late Tony Ryan, founder of Ryanair.
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This is our second Deep Dive Week in Dublin. Check out last year’s adventure, where a group of TravelTech startups from across Europe came for their next step in scaling up to a global success.

Our startups

Deep Dive Week was a great opportunity for actionable feedback from mentors & speakers – and great networking opportunity with other startups.

Personal Travels
Personal Travels

The Deep Dive week was great insight, we met the right people, and found amazing help on our scale up phase.

Roster Buster
Roster Buster

Deep Dive Week was brilliant – Ultan O Briens sales talk was a game changer.