Events & Awards

Events & Awards


Irish Times and InterTrade Innovation Award, IT & Telecommunications Category Winner 2014

The Irish Times InterTrade Ireland Innovation award is a competition based on recognising the most innovative companies in Ireland. Shimmer has been announced as the IT and Telecommunications Category award winner, out of a pool of 136 entrants at this years event. The awards ceremony took place on April 9 2014 in Dublin, with one winner being announced from each of the 6 individual categories and one overall winner who received the title Innovator of the year


Received 2013 Frost & Sullivan Product Leadership Award

28th August 2013 — Shimmer, global leading provider of wearable wireless sensors, today announced it was honoured to receive the 2013 Frost & Sullivan Product Leadership Award for its highly flexible body worn wireless sensing platform. Based on Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis of the wireless sensors market, this award further endorses Shimmer's leadership in this sector. For the full release and to read a copy of the award report from Frost & Sullivan, please click here.


Johnson & Johnson Digital Health Masterclass

Selected from a group of over 100 companies, Shimmer was one of 20 that took part in the Johnson & Johnson Digital Health Masterclass. Guided by J&J Executives and industry leaders, the three day International workshop provided a forum for discussion, for companies seeking to enter the next phase of International Growth.





IOT SUMMIT - 14 June 2016


Shimmer are excited to announce our first attendance at this years second annual IOT summit in Croke Park , Dublin. The event seeks to explore the growing potential of  IOT and will examine how IOT is currently impacting today's business models. The Shimmer team will be exibiting on the day and we will be on hand to demo a range of Shimmer3 products. Say hello to the Shimmer team at our exhibition stand or contact us here ahead of the event. We are looking forward to meeting and networking with all attendees on the 14th of June.



IRDG Annual Conference - Innovating for Smart Everything

Shimmer is all set to attend IRDG’S annual conference at Leapardstown Racecourse in Dublin on Tuesday the 17th of November. Entitled; “Innovating for Smart Everything,” the event seeks to explore the possibilities and implications of the Internet of Things within the world of business and innovation. Shimmer Marketing Executive Enda Feeney, will give an informative presentation on Shimmer’s \contribution to the world of IOT, within the area of connected health and wearables. Come and meet members of the Shimmer team at our exhibition stand or contact us here ahead of the event.


SXSW Interactive, March 2014

This coming March Shimmer will be attending the South by South West (SXSW) Interactive conference in Austin Texas. Known as a of hub for cutting edge technology and digital creativity, the SXSW Conference will run from the 7th to the 11th March 2014.  We are looking forward to chatting, connecting and becoming inspired by similar industry leaders and emerging technology firms.

  • Visit Us at the Trade Show: Our base will be on the Ireland@SXSW Stand - Stand No. 1207, Convention Center -  Saturday to Tuesday.
  • Hear our Pitch: See Shimmer pitch at the Start Up Village - Saturday 5pm-6pm, Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon E.
  • Meet up and Network: Arrange to meet up and have a coffee, contact us here.


Smart Fabrics and Wearable Technology Conference, April 2014

We are pleased to announce that Shimmer will be exhibiting at the Smart Fabrics and Wearable Technology conference 2014, in San Francisco California. This two day event is running from the 23rd to 25th April 2014 and we will be on hand to demo the range of Shimmer3 products, features, capabilities and applications. The conference provides an opportunity for those in the smart fabric, wearable technology and textile industries to converge, exchange ideas and insights, and Shimmer is looking forward to meeting with all those attending.   

  • For more details or to contact us in advance of the show please click here
  • Visit Us at the conference: Booth 6 in the exhibitors area

Medical World Americas conference and Expo, April 2014

In Late April Shimmer will be attending the Medical World Americas conference in Houston Texas. Running from the 28th-30th April, the conference is an important date in the Healthcare Practitioners, Education and Technology diary as it provides a window into the world of new Innovations that will shape patient care. We look forward to the opportunity to meet and network with those in the respective industries. 


HX Refactored, May 2014

An exciting date on the Innovative Healthcare calendar is the HX Refactored conference on May 15th 2014 in New York City. Come and say hello as Shimmer will be exhibiting at the conference and will be on-hand to provide some demonstrations of Shimmers sensing systems. We look forward to networking with fellow developers, designers and thought leaders, and engaging in discussions on how to improve the quality of the healthcare experience through body-worn sensors.



BSN, June 2014

Signalling the exponential growth in the area of physiological monitoring and intervention, BSN (Body Sensory networks) will host its 11th annual event from the 16th to the 19th June 2014. Shimmer will be in attendance and exhibiting over the three days.

EMBC, August 2014


The Engineering in Medicine and Biology society (EMBC) will be hosting its annual event in Chicago this year from the 26th-30th August ‘14. Shimmer will exhibit at the conference where the theme of Discovering, Innovating, and the Engineering Future of Biomedicine will be up for discussion. Feel free to arrange a meeting with us beforehand at


Wearable Technologies Conference, October 2014

Shimmer is delighted to be attending and speaking at the 13th annual Wearable Technologies conference on October 8th in Taipei, Malaysia. This conference centres on the most compelling and progressive wearable technology in the market. Looking forward to meeting all attendees on the day. Arrange a meet-up beforehand at