Thursday 27 April 2017

Ireland's Best Young Entrepreneur wins €45k investment for app to help people with Parkinson's disease

Ciara Clancy (26) Beats Medical in Dún Laoghaire- Rathdown has been named as Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur by Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD PHOTO: Mark Stedman
Ciara Clancy (26) Beats Medical in Dún Laoghaire- Rathdown has been named as Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur by Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD PHOTO: Mark Stedman
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

A 26-YEAR-OLD physiotherapist who developed an app to support people with Parkinson’s disease has been named Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur.

Ciara Clancy, of Beats Medical, won a €45,000 investment after clinching the top prize at the competition run by the Local Enterprise Offices.

The app provides individually tailored physiotherapy, speech and language, and occupational therapy exercises through mobile phones in 40 countries.

Ms Clancy is also developing digital treatments for other conditions.

Ciara Clancy (26) won a €45,000 investment

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