Research, Innovation and Science

Commissioner launches the turning of the sod ceremony for the construction of the new Customer Innovation Centre at Medtronics, Galway, 11 April 2012

(l-r) Commissioner, Mr Tony Semedo, Vice President, Medtronic Endovascular and Mr Gerard Kilcommins, Vice President, Global Vascular Operations Medtronic. © Andrew Downes, 2012
"This new centre is a testament to Medtronic's commitment to working with clinicians, surgeons, researchers and patient groups in the development of new technology so as to improve the quality of health for patients throughout the world."

 

 

Galway, 11 April 2012

 

Vice-President Semedo, Mr Kilcommins, I am delighted to be here today to turn the first sod on the site for the new Medtronic Customer Innovation Centre. Medtronic is a global leader in medical technology, employing 36,000 people, with over 2,000 people based here in Galway.

This new centre is a testament to Medtronic's commitment to working with clinicians, surgeons, researchers and patient groups in the development of new technology so as to improve the quality of health for patients throughout the world.

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