The network has received over €3.7 million of government funding over the past 9 years and has trained over 8,900 employees by end of 2017. The Irish Medtech Skillnet provides opportunities to develop and deliver both new and existing training programmes. It offers training to companies of all sizes across key areas such as lean, additive manufacturing, innovation and regulation as well as highly strategic sectoral programmes developed for middle and senior management. The network also provides opportunities to assist with company specific training events. It has developed 14 specialised programmes for the sector from level 5 to Masters including MOR Operational Excellence Model, Product Development Assessment Model and a Futures Skills report. In 2017, the network developed a level 8 Validation programme and an Additive manufacturing programme. They are presently working on a competency model and a commercial model for the medical technology sector.