Dr Helen McBreen is Investment Director at Atlantic Bridge Capital. Having successfully sourced, formed and financed dozens of IP rich technology ventures and with a credible investment track record Helen brings her expertise in early stage investing to Atlantic Bridge Capital.
Prior to joining Atlantic Bridge Capital, Helen was a member of the NDRC Investment Committee playing a key role in the allocation of €45m capital into new technology ventures with a particular focus on ventures in energy, health and ICT.
Helen holds a number of Board Member and Advisory positions including: eHealth Ireland, HealthXL Platform, UCD MSc Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Design, Enterprise Ireland Business Advisor in International Selling, UCD VentureLaunch and is a mentor to a number of tech startups.
Helen also held the position of Sales Director at Celtrak Ltd (acquired by Thermo King, 2015). She understands sales intimately, and in her role as Business Advisor to Enterprise Ireland client companies she works with growth stage companies to help them overcome expansion challenges in international markets.
Having earned a first class honours electronic engineering degree from UCD and a PhD from The University of Edinburgh, Helen is technical at heart and is particularly interested in technologies based on AI, robotics, big data & data science, bioinfomatics, medtech, neuroscience, connected health and nanotech.
In 2014, Helen successful initiated and implemented ‘FutureHealth’ in partnership with EY, ICON, UCD and Enterprise Ireland, with the objective of finding ten new healthtech startups from across Ireland.
Finally, Helen received peer recognition when she was listed as one of the Top 100 Women in STEM in Ireland.
"The future health summit has become an important date in the calendars of many leaders in the health services. It is a highly relevant and exceptionally well organised event."
"As a startup, exhibiting and attending the future health summit in 2014 was one of our best investments....we generated new business and many valuable contacts at the event..the #FHSUM team could not have been more supportive in making the event a very successful one for full health "
"Novartis are delighted to continue to support the Future Health Summit. The event is always high quality from its organisation to its speakers, and is a must attend event for anyone with an interest in improving healthcare and outcomes for patients"
"‘Irish Heart would like to extend our thanks for having our mobile health unit attend the Future Health Summit. The mobile health unit was extremely well received and there was over 130 blood pressure checks taken over the two days,. The event was fantastic."
"This was easily the best international conference i have ever attended. And please believe me i have attended a few in the 30 years i have bern in this business. Many many congratulations. I would be very keen to speak again next year ."
VENUE: CITYWEST CONVENTION CENTRE & HOTEL, SAGGART, CO. DUBLIN, IRELAND
The Future Health Summit 2017, will be run in over 115,000 sq foot of exhibition and Conference facilities at the Citywest Convention Centre & Hotel, Co Dublin, Ireland on May 24th & 25th, 2017
DIRECTIONS TO CITYWEST CONVENTION CENTRE, SAGGART, CO. DUBLIN, IRELAND
Coming from Dublin on the M7 take Exit 3A after the exit for Citywest Business Campus.
For Directions and Access download and print this .pdf
The Convention Centre is located on the Red Luas Line, just 7 minutes walk from the terminus at Saggart
SPONSORSHIP & SPEAKING OPPORTUNITIES
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The Future Health Summit
(Formerly National Healthcare Conference)
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The Tony Ryan Academy For Entrepreneurship
3013 Lake Drive, Citywest, Dublin 24, Ireland