11 March 2022 – Week in Review at CLS

11 Mar 2022

Celebrating International Women’s Day

This week we marked International Women’s Day #IWD2022 and it was the first time in two years that many of the team got to sit down and celebrate with each other at our facility in CLS MedPharma.

As a company we continue to progress to #BreakTheBias on behalf of our industry to support gender equality and progress in advancing our next generation of scientists to be leaders.

Launch of the MedTech to 2025 Strategy

Our CEO and Founder Evelyn O’Toole attended the Irish MedTech Association, the ibec group which represents the medtech sector, launch of its four-year strategy “The Global Medtech Hub 2025: Dedication to the expected, the unexpected and everything inbetween” in Galway.

The strategy places Ireland in a strong position as a global healthcare sector player and many of our MedTech clients are industry leaders in this space. The strategy identifies five key trends impacting the sector across health needs, customers’ expectations, disruptive health tech, increasing convergence, all set against a fluctuating international landscape.

More details can be sourced here.

Evelyn O’Toole is a member of the Irish MedTech Association Board and participated in a panel discussion at the launch focused on Competitiveness of the Ecosystem.

West Regional Enterprise Plan

Stephen Creaner, Enterprise Ireland, Meabh Conaghan, Enterprise Ireland, Ricky Conneely, IDA, Minister of State Robert Troy, Chair Evelyn O'Toole, Tánaiste Leo Varadker, Ray O'Connor, IDAA, Louise Ward Roscommon LEO and Helena Deane, WDC at the launch of the Regional Enterprise Plan for the West region in GMIT, Castlebar. Photo: Alison Laredo

As Chair of the West Regional Enterprise Plan Steering Committee, Evelyn O’Toole attended the official launch of the West #RegionalEnterprise Plan for Galway, Mayo and Roscommon.  

The input to the plan was provided across industries, the public sector and higher education sector as part of the consultation sessions over the last year, with projects and initiatives outlined under four Local Authorities – Galway City Council and County Councils Mayo, Galway and Roscommon.

As a company based in the West of Ireland we see many opportunities for our region to overcome challenges and take on new opportunities.

Further details can be found here.