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Almac Group announces record revenue figure resulting from another year of growth

    Almac Group announces record revenue figure resulting from another year of growth

Almac Group, the Craigavon-based global contract pharmaceutical development and manufacturing organisation, has announced its financial results for year ending 30 September 2023. Figures released show the company recorded a £118

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UPS Healthcare opens its first dedicated facility in Dublin to support the Irish pharma and medical sectors

    UPS Healthcare opens its first dedicated facility in Dublin to support the Irish pharma and medical sectors

The pharma and medical device industries are booming in Ireland, and that is creating an increased need for integrated, globally connected healthcare logistics services. Ireland’s world-leading pharma market is now

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€104 million investment for science research in Ireland

    €104 million investment for science research in Ireland

A €104 million investment in scientific research across Ireland has been announced. The funding is being allocated to four SFI Research Centres – BiOrbic Bioeconomy SFI Research Centre; FutureNeuro SFI

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Nucleic acid medicines manufacture receives £4.5 million in funding

    Nucleic acid medicines manufacture receives £4.5 million in funding

Five projects will receive funding to develop and commercialise innovative solutions for the manufacturing of nucleic acid medicines. Innovate UK has announced the winners of a funding competition to create

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New Process Development Services Director appointed at Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Cork site

    New Process Development Services Director appointed at Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Cork site

Thermo Fisher Scientific has appointed Peter McDonald (pictured above) as Process Development Services (PDS) Director at its contract pharmaceutical development and manufacturing campus in Cork. In this role Peter McDonald

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Funding of €6.8 million announced for sustainable disruptive technology MedTech project

    Funding of €6.8 million announced for sustainable disruptive technology MedTech project

The Irish Government has announced funding of a further €6.8 million for a twelfth project under Call 6 of the Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund (DTIF). Minister for Enterprise, Trade and

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Jazz Pharmaceuticals marks special anniversary in Athlone

    Jazz Pharmaceuticals marks special anniversary in Athlone

Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc recently held an event at its Athlone site to commemorate 20 years since the founding of the company and to mark 10 years in Athlone. The event

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APC & VLE Therapeutics announces €100 million expansion to establish ‘The Medicine Accelerator Campus’ in Cherrywood, Dublin

    APC & VLE Therapeutics announces €100 million expansion to establish ‘The Medicine Accelerator Campus’ in Cherrywood, Dublin

The Medicine Accelerator, the Irish multinational group responsible for breakthrough pharma process research and development (APC) and Manufacture (VLE), has announced a groundbreaking expansion that involves the creation of 300

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Multi-million-pound funding boost for medical device innovation in Scotland

    Multi-million-pound funding boost for medical device innovation in Scotland

Scottish companies are to benefit from three years of further support from the Medical Device Manufacturing Centre. The Medical Device Manufacturing Centre (MDMC) has been awarded £3.35 million of additional

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World-class genomics laboratory to speed up drug discovery

    World-class genomics laboratory to speed up drug discovery

A new, world-class, functional genomics laboratory is set to further the UK’s global genomics leadership and accelerate the discovery of new medicines and diagnostics. The functional genomics laboratory has been

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Eakin Healthcare establishes Ostomy Centre of Excellence with £19 million investment in R&D

    Eakin Healthcare establishes Ostomy Centre of Excellence with £19 million investment in R&D

Eakin Healthcare has announced an investment of £19 million in Research and Development (R&D) to establish an Ostomy Centre of Excellence at its International Headquarters in Comber, County Down. Celebrating

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Sinéad Crowther of Soothing Solutions announced as HPSU ‘Founder of the Year 2023’ at Enterprise Ireland awards

    Sinéad Crowther of Soothing Solutions announced as HPSU ‘Founder of the Year 2023’ at Enterprise Ireland awards

Sinéad Crowther (pictured right), Founder and CEO of Soothing Solutions, has been named the Enterprise Ireland High-Potential Start-Up (HPSU) Founder of the Year for 2023 at a recent awards event

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New US Advisory Board launched to support Northern Ireland’s Life & Health Sciences Sector

    New US Advisory Board launched to support Northern Ireland’s Life & Health Sciences Sector

Joe Kennedy III, the US Special Envoy to Northern Ireland for Economic Affairs, has commended the launch of a new US Life & Health Sciences Advisory Board that aims to

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£13 million to help transform UK medicines manufacturing

    £13 million to help transform UK medicines manufacturing

Seventeen new projects will receive funding for cutting edge medicine manufacturing, delivered by the Innovate UK Transforming Medicine Manufacturing programme. Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, has announced the winners

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Boost UK manufacturing to attract £15 billion new investment, says medicines manufacturing alliance

    Boost UK manufacturing to attract £15 billion new investment, says medicines manufacturing alliance

With the right policies in place, the UK can be the best global location for innovative and environmentally sustainable medicines manufacturing, attracting a portfolio of new industry investments worth £1.5

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Vaccine and food manufacturing hubs will save lives and cut carbon

    Vaccine and food manufacturing hubs will save lives and cut carbon

Two initiatives backed by an investment of £24 million will help the UK lead the world in preparedness for pandemics and epidemics, and in delivering secure food supplies. Co-led by

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Four predictions for life sciences in 2023

    Four predictions for life sciences in 2023

By Wendy Lloyd-Goodwin, Founder of Life Science Law, a disruptive new company providing leading legal and compliance advice for businesses on pharmaceuticals, consumer wellbeing products, medical devices, and cannabinoids. The

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First robotic-guided heart procedure in Ireland and the UK

    First robotic-guided heart procedure in Ireland and the UK

Surgeons in Galway have carried out the first robot guided coronary intervention in Ireland and the UK. The technology is used in stent procedures to relieve blockages in the heart’s

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SL Controls Announces 100 New Highly Skilled Jobs in Ireland

    SL Controls Announces 100 New Highly Skilled Jobs in Ireland

SL Controls has announced the creation of 100 new highly skilled jobs in Ireland, helping the company to achieve its growth objectives and its plans for further expansion in target

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Technimark expands Irish facility to meet growing demand in medical market

    Technimark expands Irish facility to meet growing demand in medical market

Technimark, a global manufacturing leader for the healthcare market, will create 80 new highly skilled roles over the next two years as it expands its operations in Longford, with a

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Biopharma & Life Sciences Connected Live conference and exhibition – Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Cork – January 25th 2023

    Biopharma & Life Sciences Connected Live conference and exhibition – Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Cork – January 25th 2023

Reflecting Ireland’s position as a centre of excellence in life sciences and biopharmaceutical production, the Biopharma & Life Sciences Connected Live Conference and Exhibition will be held on Wednesday, January

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£30 million fund to advance life-changing cancer therapeutics

    £30 million fund to advance life-changing cancer therapeutics

Innovate UK is launching a new £30 million fund to advance life-changing cancer therapeutics delivered through the Biomedical Catalyst (BMC) programme. This initiative aims to unleash business-led innovation from the

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Major boosts to Northern Ireland’s Life & Health Sciences sector

    Major boosts to Northern Ireland’s Life & Health Sciences sector

Drug development company, CV6 Therapeutics, is investing almost £8 million in first-stage clinical trials and further scientific development work on its first anti-cancer drug CV6-168. CV6 is dedicated to improving the lives

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Wayland Additive sells Calibur3 system to the RAF

    Wayland Additive sells Calibur3 system to the RAF

Wayland Additive, developer of the Calibur3 metal additive manufacturing (AM) system, has announced the sale and installation of its technology at

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Grifols inaugurates new albumin plant at its expanding Dublin site

    Grifols inaugurates new albumin plant at its expanding Dublin site

Grifols, a global leader in plasma-derived medicines, has inaugurated a new albumin purification and filling plant at its global manufacturing

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GE Healthcare Opens New $30 Million Manufacturing Line in Cork

    GE Healthcare Opens New $30 Million Manufacturing Line in Cork

GE Healthcare has officially opened a new €30.5 million ($30 million) manufacturing line at its Carrigtohill facility in County Cork.

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Waters Marks 25 Years in Ireland with €6 Million Clinical Diagnostics R&D Center Expansion

    Waters Marks 25 Years in Ireland with €6 Million Clinical Diagnostics R&D Center Expansion

Waters Corporation has announced a combined investment of up to €6 million with support from IDA Ireland to expand its

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Automatic Plastics Limited, a Comar Company, celebrates 50 years in Ireland

    Automatic Plastics Limited, a Comar Company, celebrates 50 years in Ireland

Comar has announced multi-million euro expansion plans for its Ireland-based affiliate – Automatic Plastics Limited (APL) located in Tinahely, County

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Vectura’s £58 million Inhalation Centre of Excellence granted planning permission

    Vectura’s £58 million Inhalation Centre of Excellence granted planning permission

Vectura, which specialises in inhaled drug development solutions, has been granted planning permission for a new 10,000-square metre facility on

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Takeda celebrates 25 years of business in Ireland

    Takeda celebrates 25 years of business in Ireland

Takeda in Ireland, a subsidiary of Takeda headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, has celebrated 25 years of business in Ireland with

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Ipsen Ireland launches upgraded manufacturing site after €52 million investment

    Ipsen Ireland launches upgraded manufacturing site after €52 million investment

Biopharmaceutical company Ipsen has launched its newly upgraded manufacturing site at Blanchardstown, Dublin. The official site launch follows Ipsen’s recent

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MeiraGTx formally unveils industry-leading gene therapy manufacturing facility in Ireland

    MeiraGTx formally unveils industry-leading gene therapy manufacturing facility in Ireland

MeiraGTx Holdings Plc, a vertically integrated, clinical stage gene therapy company, has formally unveiled its GMP manufacturing facility in Shannon.

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Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Ireland to invest €100 million in high-tech production lines to support operations

    Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Ireland to invest €100 million in high-tech production lines to support operations

Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Ireland UC, a global leader in eye health and part of Johnson & Johnson MedTech,

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100 new jobs and additional footprint expansion announced by ICS Medical Devices

    100 new jobs and additional footprint expansion announced by ICS Medical Devices

ICS Medical Devices, a leading catheter design & manufacturing services provider, has officially opened its new manufacturing and R&D facility

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NIBRT starts construction of new Advanced Therapeutics facility at its Dublin site

    NIBRT starts construction of new Advanced Therapeutics facility at its Dublin site

The National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) has commenced construction work on an ambitious expansion of its existing

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Horizon Therapeutics to Expand its Development and Manufacturing Facility in Ireland

    Horizon Therapeutics to Expand its Development and Manufacturing Facility in Ireland

Horizon Therapeutics plc has submitted a planning application to expand its development and manufacturing facility in Waterford, Ireland, to add

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Abbott to invest €440 million in expanding Irish operations

    Abbott to invest €440 million in expanding Irish operations

Leading global healthcare company Abbott is to construct a new greenfield manufacturing facility in Kilkenny and further invest in its

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Stryker advances its global additive manufacturing leadership with new facility in Ireland

    Stryker advances its global additive manufacturing leadership with new facility in Ireland

Stryker, one of the world’s leading medical technology companies, has celebrated the official opening of the high-tech facility at Anngrove

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PCI Pharma Services announces multi-million dollar expansion in Wales

    PCI Pharma Services announces multi-million dollar expansion in Wales

PCI Pharma Services has announced a significant expansion of its world-class facility in Tredegar, Wales, UK, designed to help keep

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40 years of Medtronic in Ireland

    40 years of Medtronic in Ireland

IDA Ireland, together with Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar recently attended a 40-year celebration at

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Irish medical device company experiencing rapid growth

    Irish medical device company experiencing rapid growth

Croom Medical, a medical device manufacturing business which manufactures orthopedic medical implants for a series of blue chip multinational companies

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AstraZeneca to invest €65 million in biologic manufacturing, research and development in Ireland

    AstraZeneca to invest €65 million in biologic manufacturing, research and development in Ireland

Alexion, AstraZeneca’s Rare Disease group, has announced a €65 million investment in new and enhanced capabilities across its sites in

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Irish medical devices company announces major expansion

    Irish medical devices company announces major expansion

ICS Medical Devices, a leading catheter design and manufacturing services provider, has announced a significant expansion of its operations in

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UK Engineering Biology receives £20.6 million funding boost

    UK Engineering Biology receives £20.6 million funding boost

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) have invested £20.6 million into innovative projects

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Breaking the Mould – Irish Company in ‘World First’ Innovation Partnership

    Breaking the Mould – Irish Company in ‘World First’ Innovation Partnership

Imagine a future where a bone break can be repaired by 3D-printing bones made from marine coral. That reality may

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HBAN syndicates lead €1.9 million investment in SymPhysis Medical

    HBAN syndicates lead €1.9 million investment in SymPhysis Medical

HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network), the all-island organisation responsible for the promotion of business angel investment, and a joint initiative

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Amcor to expand healthcare packaging capabilities

    Amcor to expand healthcare packaging capabilities

Amcor, a global leader in developing and producing responsible packaging solutions, has announced an investment to establish new thermoforming capabilities

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Boston Scientific invests €100 million to expand Galway campus

    Boston Scientific invests €100 million to expand Galway campus

Boston Scientific Corporation, a global leader in medical device technology, has unveiled a new €100 million expansion of its operations

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Jazz Pharmaceuticals Announces New £75 Million Investment in UK Manufacturing

    Jazz Pharmaceuticals Announces New £75 Million Investment in UK Manufacturing

Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc and its subsidiary, GW Pharmaceuticals – a world leader in discovering, developing and delivering regulatory approved cannabis-based

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Johnson & Johnson Vision to invest €35 million in Irish facility

    Johnson & Johnson Vision to invest €35 million in Irish facility

Johnson & Johnson Vision, a global leader in eye health and part of Johnson & Johnson MedTech, has announced a

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CERENOVUS announces €50 million investment in Galway

    CERENOVUS announces €50 million investment in Galway

CERENOVUS, an emerging leader in neurovascular care and part of Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, has announced a €50

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Bausch + Lomb to invest €90 million in Waterford

    Bausch + Lomb to invest €90 million in Waterford

Bausch + Lomb, a leading global eye health company, plans to invest €90 million to expand manufacturing operations at its

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130 jobs and £19 million PPE contract for Bangor firm, Denroy

    130 jobs and £19 million PPE contract for Bangor firm, Denroy

Denroy Group has announced the creation of 130 jobs and a £19.5millon PPE contract with HSCNI. The major new contract

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Veryan Medical announces multimillion-euro investment in Galway operation

    Veryan Medical announces multimillion-euro investment in Galway operation

Veryan has announced a multimillion-euro investment at its Galway facility that will contribute to the further expansion and diversification of

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Hanbury Autogil builds fastest PPE machine during covid-19 fight

    Hanbury Autogil builds fastest PPE machine during covid-19 fight

Top engineering firm Hanbury-Autogil has joined forces with packaging giants PFF to create protective equipment on a mammoth scale. With

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Future MedTech Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – February 18th

    Future MedTech Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – February 18th

The Lab & Cleanroom Online Webinar will be held on Thursday, February 18th. The event is the latest in the

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Kuehne+Nagel Ireland Awarded Medtech Partner/Supplier of the Year with West Pharmaceuticals at Medtech Rising 2020

    Kuehne+Nagel Ireland Awarded Medtech Partner/Supplier of the Year with West Pharmaceuticals at Medtech Rising 2020

Kuehne+Nagel Ireland and West Pharmaceuticals were recognised at the recent Medtech Rising Global Awards 2020 as the Medtech Partner/Supplier of

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Aerogen Wins Irish Medtech Company of the Year 2020

    Aerogen Wins Irish Medtech Company of the Year 2020

The Irish Medtech Association, the Ibec group that represents the medtech sector, Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland have announced that

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