Dr Paul GALVIN is Head of the ICT for Health Programmes and Head of the Life Sciences Interface Group at the Tyndall National Institute. He has a track record of multidisciplinary research, leveraging nano, photonic and ICT enabled platforms to provide novel solutions for healthcare applications. Dr Galvin was awarded his PhD in 1995 and joined the Tyndall National Institute (then NMRC), in 2000. Research within the ICT for Health Programmes in Tyndall is focussed on exploiting the extensive design, fabrication and characterisation tools available in Tyndall, together with expertise in modeling, embedded software and systems integration for applications related to health. This research capacity underpins the development of new collaborative research programmes with leading medical device companies and clinical experts.