An inventor by nature, Derek is the founder and CEO of i360medical. As a healthcare entrepreneur and innovator, Derek is a named inventor in more than 30 International patents which have been successful across the world. Derek spun i360medical out of (RCSI) the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Healthcare Innovation Hub with the full support of the RCSI and has been instrumental in building the company to where it is today.
Previously, Derek co-founded a number of European medical device startup companies including Medtech, Advanced Surgical Concepts (ASC) and Haptica before spinning into the RCSI to establish a Healthcare Innovation Hub to develop ideas received from European and International clinicians and inventors.
Over the last 12 years Derek has spearheaded and completed 12 Medical Device Exits with key International Healthcare MNCs. Since founding i360medical in 2012 Derek has partnered with and has the direct support of a large number of state and private companies in the international medical device and clinical sector.
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