Damian Costello- Head of Innovation, Synecco Limited

  • Damian Costello is head of innovation at Synecco and leads the group’s innovation and long-term strategy business; Decode Innovation.Damian specialises in Disruptive Innovation and the changing market dynamics facing the Medtech sector.A prolific speaker on the topic of digital disruption, the digitisation of healthcare and how the Internet of things is driving both,Damian is passionate about helping Ireland become an even more pivotal player in the global Medtech economy.

    Damian has almost 25 years of consulting experienceacross global multi-nationals to local start-ups in the Medical Device, Pharma, Automotive, Financial Services and ICT sectors. He has delivered successful strategies and breakthroughsolutions in Ireland, Europe, North America and Asia.


    The Synecco Group is a leading design, development and contract manufacturing provider to the medical device industry. Decode Innovation and theaward winning industrial design business, Synecco Studio, help position the Synecco group at the intersection between medical devices and smart consumer products.


    The next wave of prosperity in Irish Medtech: how the convergence of Medtec and Smart tech will drive the sector’s most lucrative phase yet

    • Looking at 3, 5 and 10 year horizons, Ireland has a unique opportunity to shape the future of Medtech
    • Outcome-based reimbursement and fear of litigation will drive firms to embrace Smart Tech
    • Ireland is the perfect location from which to dominate the next wave of Smart Medtech