Six companies from the Northern Ireland Life and Health Sciences sector participated in Arab Health Online, which took place from 23 May to 22 July 2021.

With a creative and results-driven way of thinking and world-class companies that go the extra mile, Northern Ireland is the ideal place to find MedTech solutions.

Over 250 companies operate in the sector, from niche start-ups to global companies. These companies are focused on creating significant advances in the fields of pharma, diagnostics, precision medicine, eHealth and medical devices, built on regional clinical expertise in the areas of oncology, cardiology, ophthalmology, respiratory and diabetes.

From developing the world’s first portable defibrillator, to cholesterol tests and home diagnostic kits, innovation is at the heart of Northern Ireland’s Life and Health Sciences sector.

Who participated

  • CIGA Healthcare specialises in Rapid Self-Test Health Diagnostics.  The company supply a wide range of over-the-counter and professional tests to pharmacy outlets and health services under its own Suresign brand.

    Suresign offers a complete range of pregnancy, fertility, family health tests and devices that enable you to manage your health and wellbeing from the comfort of your own home.

  • Haemoband Surgical Ltd specialises in the development and supply of band ligation and endoscopic products. Its core product is the patented Haemoband Plus, the first multi-action, pre-loaded disposable ligator for the treatment of haemorrhoids.  The company is in a period of considerable growth by continually adding new geographical markets coupled with the introduction of new products. 

  • Intelesens - Your bespoke Electrode Partner. Intelesens is a specialist manufacturer of bespoke defibrillator and ECG Electrodes known for design, validation and manufacturing excellence. The company's R&D and manufacturing are based at its facility in Belfast, Northern Ireland where they operate a Quality Management System certified to ISO 13485:2016. 

  • MPA Recruitment is one of the UK and Ireland’s largest medical and healthcare recruitment businesses. They have partnerships with organisations across the sector including primary providers, advisory and consulting, digital transformation, eHealth and Medtech.

    MPA Recruitment use a blend of technology and strategic headhunting methodologies to help its clients across the GCC and around the world with their open vacancies, working in partnership to source suitable candidates tailored specifically to their individual need.

  • Neurovalens is a global health-tech company that creates non-invasive neurostimulation products used to solve some of the world's greatest health challenges. The company’s first product, Modius Slim, uses neuro-technology to make weight loss easier by reducing appetite and cravings. The Neurovalens mission is to improve global health and wellness using drug-free neurological solutions.

  • RotaPal is a cloud-based platform, transforming how clinicians and healthcare professionals manage their schedules and communicate with each other.  Build rotas, swap shifts, plan leave, pick up local locum work and access the colleague on call, all in real-time from the palm of your hand. It’s safer, simpler and smarter. 

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