The CRDI / CÚRAM partnership drives the project ‘Developing Key Structures and Resources to Support Medical Device Clinical Research in Ireland’.

Education and Training
A core objective of the CRDI / CÚRAM partnership project is the development of key information and training tools to support excellence in medical device research in Ireland. This includes the provision of existing, and development of new, CRDI medical device based e-Learning education and training resources for CÚRAM researchers. It also comprises the development and maintenance of a knowledge portal and clinician database to support MedTech translation.

This work complements existing CÚRAM professionalism and career development opportunities, which include the Research Integrity and Future Innovators Training programmes.

CRDI e-Learning assets are integrated into the CÚRAM Education and Training programme by the CÚRAM Education and Training Steering Committee comprising representation from CRDI as well as medical device researchers from academia and industry, clinician scientists, teaching and learning leads, and clinical trials methodology experts.
Selected courses developed by the  CRDI / CÚRAM Partnership include:

Principles of Medical Device Design
This course introduces the learner to fundamentals of medical device design, the multi- and inter-disciplinary nature of the field and the Medical Device industry in Ireland.

EU Regulation of Medical Devices
This module provides an introduction to the regulation of medical devices within the European Union. This knowledge will support device design and development and facilitate further study or training in the area of EU medical device regulation.

Principles of Medical Device Design

Principles of Medical Device Design

This e-Learning module integrates the approaches of engineering and life sciences.

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EU Regulation of Medical Devices

EU Regulation of Medical Devices

This module provides an introduction to regulation of medical devices within the European Union.

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Drug Discovery & Development

Drug Discovery & Development

This module introduces students to particular case studies, from small molecules to biotech molecules,

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