Mr Daly is a Mechanical Engineer with more than 14 years’ experience in medical devices, from initial concept through to commercial launch. Graduating from Cork Institute of technology in 2003 he received a First Class Honours Degree together with National and International awards and prizes for his presented and published undergraduate work.
He started his career working in various multinational companies; Depuy, Boston Scientific and Cochlear. With roles that varied from manufacturing, process-product development, new product introduction and R&D, with all roles focused on launching new medical devices on the market.
In 2009 he moved to Cork Institute of Technology’s MEDIC centre undertaking a concept research and development role where he engaged with surgeons to translate clinical needs into tangible product concepts. He was principal investigator on a number of projects securing funding and completing technical development work for technologies in orthopaedics and critical care.
During 2013 he moved to a peripheral vascular start up medical device company, ABK Biomedical, as product development manager where he designed and developed the companies lead embolotherapy delivery technology along with setting up the quality management system and design control system.
In 2014 he Co-founded OrthoXel and is currently Chief Technical Officer leading the development of the Apex Tibial Nail product and portfolio products through the final development stages to commercial launch along with growing the company’s IP portfolio and supporting business planning and development activities.