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Creative people are drawn to careers and activities that enable them to take responsibility for the design, layout or sensory impact of something (visual, auditory etc). They may be drawn towards the traditional artistic pursuits such as painting, sculpture, singing, or music. Or they may show more interest in design, such as architecture, animation, or craft areas, such as pottery and ceramics.

Creative people use their personal understanding of people and the world they live in to guide their work. Creative people like to work in unstructured workplaces, enjoy taking risks and prefer a minimum of routine.

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About

This sector deals with the use of technology to improve health. It is a significant industry in Ireland, with many people employed in creating medical devices such as contact lenses, diabetes injectors and ventilators. Biomedical technologies fuse biology and medicine with the goal of maintaining and improving animal and human health. On the more advanced edges of the sector the devices worked on can seem like they’re straight out of a science fiction movie.

Skills

    Lab work, health and safety, maths, chemistry, biology, engineering, operating machinery, quality control, teamwork, critical thinking, creating and following processes, using computers, data analysis & statistics, problem solving, technology,

Key Facts

33%
of all contact lenses in the world are made in Ireland
300+
medtech companies operating in Ireland
25,000
employed in medtech companies in Ireland
18
of the worlds top 25 medtech companies are based in Ireland

Videos in this Sector...

Fergus O'Connell - Quality Officer
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Posted by BioPharmachem Ireland
Sinead Kenny - Design Engineer
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Posted by Smart Futures
CR075 Biomedical Engineering - Cork Institute of Technology - CIT
CR075 Biomedical Engineering - Cork Institute of Technology - CIT
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Posted by Cork Institute of Technology
DC181 - Jordan Traynor INTRA  - Dublin City University - DCU
DC181 - Jordan Traynor INTRA - Dublin City University - DCU
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Posted by Dublin City University
DIT- Manufacturing and Design Engineering - Dublin Institute of Technology - DIT
DIT- Manufacturing and Design Engineering - Dublin Institute of Technology - DIT
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Posted by Dublin Institute of Technology - DIT