UL has established its research distinctiveness through promotion of a research ethos characterised by the convergence of discrete disciplines working together to achieve fundamental breakthroughs while operating in a translational approach – an innovative alternative mode of research to the traditional basic-applied research distinction – which translates research results more rapidly towards commercialisation and improvements in patient care & outcomes. UL’s Centre for Interventions in Infection, Inflammation and Immunity (4i) engages with the medical device, pharmaceutical, and healthcare communities at MNC, SME & service provider levels.

Milford Care Centre (adjacent to the University of Limerick in Castletroy, Limerick), is a provider of Specialist Palliative Care and Older Persons Services to the people of the Mid West.

Research underpins development and progress in every industry,and healthcare is no different. The HRB’s Strategic Business Plan 2010-2014 recognises the importance of establishing a co-ordinated approach so as to achieve the highest quality health research and developing the right skills, conditions and capacity in the Irish health system, in order to accelerate the translation of research discoveries into real benefits for people.

The HSE’s METR Strategy, while focusing on its specific remit for medical education, training and research, includes a specific recommendation for the establishment of a multidisciplinary Education, Training and Research Committee to co-ordinate and align all professional education, training and research functions throughout the organisation.

The National Children’s Research Centre mission statement: to investigate the cause, treatment, care and prevention of children’s diseases and ailments. NCRC is the largest dedicated paediatric research centre in Ireland. It aim is to support paediatric research in Ireland by funding, through the Children’s Medical Research Foundation, and key areas of interest in paediatric medicine. The National Children’s Research Center is supportive of a National and cross-institutional approach to paediatric research.

Cleveland Clinic physicians include an extensive and diverse group of colorectal surgeons, gastroenterologists, liver and pancreas specialists and transplant surgeons.

Dalhousie University is one of Canada’s leading universities widely recognized for outstanding academic quality and the opportunities presented by our broad range of educational and research activities. Dalhousie, part of the vibrant Halifax community since 1818, attracts high achieving, motivated and engaged students from around the world.Dalhousie is committed to advancing provincial and regional development by attracting and offering a diverse student body, an outstanding personal experience at a national university built around an excellent learning environment, acclaimed research strengths, broad program choices and successful career preparation in cooperation with supportive external stakeholders.

Lilly makes medicines that help people live longer, healthier, more active lives.

Lilly was founded by Eli Lilly in 1876, and is now the 10th largest pharmaceutical company in the world. It has steadfastly remained independent, but not isolated. Across the globe, Lilly has developed productive alliances and partnerships that advance capacity to develop innovative medicines at lower costs.

The objective of the Limerick Regeneration Agencies is to improve the quality of life for residents within key Limerick City locations. This is to be achieved through the creation and implementation of a Programme for a radical new landscape, which, among other things, will incorporate quality-designed modern homes, improved community facilities and integrated services.

The Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) is the Irish EMS regulator. The Council is an independent statutory agency with responsibility for standards, education and training in pre-hospital emergency care.