Sep 18, 2020



Cork and the South-West region of Ireland are unique in terms of strong and vibrant clusters in ICT, medical devices, and pharma. With close to 14,000 people employed in the pharmaceutical, biopharma and medical technology sector and more than 30,000 employed in ICT sector in the region, the importance of these sectors to the region have never been greater.

This track will explore:

  •  The vast opportunities for convergence between ICT, biopharma, food and manufacturing 4.0.
  • A focus on the power of data analytics and how it (data) can be effectively used in order to transform and evolve the biopharma and food processing environments.
  • Explore what technologies are driving transformation and operational excellence in biopharma and food production industries resulting in superior outputs and products for the market.
  • Dave Clarke (Data Analytics Workshop – 18th Sept)

    Clarke Analytics Ltd

  • Enda Cummins (18th Sept)


  • Siobhan Fleming (18th Sept)

    Siemens Digital Industries

  • Dr Maria Sousa Gallagher (MC for Digitalisation of Bio Pharma Manufacturing track)

    University College Cork

  • Dr. Colin Clarke (18th Sept)