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Innovation Overview


Enabling entrepreneurial learning opportunities through its diverse set of courses, events, programmes and initiatives

Healthcare organizations face unprecedented challenges to improve quality, reduce harm, improve access, increase efficiency, eliminate waste, and lower costs. This creates a pressing need for a fundamental rethink of the way health services and systems are organized and financed. Innovations designed to improve life expectancy and quality of life. Increasingly, innovation in health services involves the development, introduction and mainstreaming of new technologies, ideas, services, and products that provide solutions to existing healthcare problems. ‘Innovation’ denotes new, better, more effective ways of solving problems.

Innovation Office, MMUH

The Innovation Office, led by our Innovation Manager, acts as a focal point for collaborations and exchange our students, our staff and industry. The Innovation Office provides support and advice to individuals, academics, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, and other groups who are developing innovative health products or technologies.

Academy for Healthcare Leadership

The Mater Hospital and UCD are developing a bespoke curriculum for an Executive Leadership programme, to provide healthcare staff with the knowledge to implement signifi cant systems reform.

Lean Academy

The Mater / UCD Lean Academy off ers consulting, coaching and training for all disciplines as they learn the value of Lean methodology and practices.


A co-working space for our partners in transforming healthcare. CO-LAB will enable the Mater to scale up our collaborative partnerships by providing a practical environment for external partners and our staff to work together.

Contact Details

Contact Us

Contact our Innovation Manager Siobhan Manning
+353 1 8034210