Head of Health Technology Division Connected Health Cluster Manager Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol

Jury member – Estonia

Piret Hirv, MA is currently working as a Health Technology Division Manager at the Science Park Tehnopol. Tehnopol is working with various international health technology networks, which allows companies to find suitable development partners and customers, by developing healthcare services through the implementation of connected health solutions.

Until February 2017 Piret has worked as an advisor for E-services and Innovation at the Ministry of Social Affairs in Estonia supporting the digital transformation and innovation of social security area in Estonia, including health, labor and social matters. Ms. Hirv was also developing and implementing Estonian EU Presidency eHealth policy program and was acting as a liaison officer for international organizations and networks coordinating cross-border healthcare-service activities.

In 2017 she graduated from Tallinn University of Technology specializing on healthcare technology. Ms. Hirv has earlier background in medicine as a nurse, she has also a degree in business management, communications and public relations.

Before the position at the Ministry of Social Affairs, Ms. Hirv has fifteen years of work experience in pharmaceutical industry, marketing entrepreneur, and a long term experience as CEO of lobby and advocacy organization specialized in development cooperation.

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