Spark Summit


Spark Summit is a unique health innovation conference for healthcare staff, industry and academics. The summit focuses on the exciting innovations that are transforming the ways that we provide care!

Spark Summit 2022 is a one-day conference comprising of inspirational keynotes, panel discussions and debates. Themes for the summit include:

  1. Frontline Innovation
  2. The Importance of Design
  3. Emerging Health Technologies

The summit also hosts an Exhibition of 15 of Ireland’s top companies in the healthcare sector who will be demonstrating their products and allowing attendees a first glimpse into what is coming down the line in the tech industry.

The event will also play host to the first HSE-Spark Frontline Innovation Awards, an awards ceremony to celebrate 40 innovative projects and the creativity and sheer excellence of our frontline staff.

Innovators of the HSE will also have the opportunity to submit Posters for the Spark Innovation Programme’s Poster Competition – the call for abstracts is now OPEN. An Abstract of no more than 250 words outlining details of your innovation project may be submitted to no later than Monday, 23rd May 2022.

Spark Summit 2022 will be held at the Clayton Hotel, Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin 2, on the 16th June 2022. We look forward to welcoming staff from all disciplines and departments in the health service as well as our partners in industry and academia.

Spark Frontline Innovation Awards

The first HSE-Spark Frontline Innovation Awards, is a celebration of  40 innovative projects and the creativity and sheer excellence of our frontline staff.

Spark Brochure Frontline Innovation Awards.pdf (size 1.3 MB)

Bookings can be made via the link here

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