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COUNTY CLARE MEDTECH MANUFACTURING SITE PRODUCING ANTIBODY TESTS FOR WORLDWIDE DETECTION OF COVID-19

    COUNTY CLARE MEDTECH MANUFACTURING SITE PRODUCING ANTIBODY TESTS FOR WORLDWIDE DETECTION OF COVID-19

A medical technology facility in Tulla, Co Clare is involved in the development of tests to detect coronavirus antibodies to track the spread geographically in real-time worldwide. The site is

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Mettler-Toledo’s Gives Free Access to Its Inspection Expertise

    Mettler-Toledo’s Gives Free Access to Its Inspection Expertise

To help manufacturers access expert advice to select the right inspection equipment for their products, Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection is providing free product evaluation and testing services. Depending upon the product type

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Ward Automation Sligo launches flexible robot cell automated for end-of-line inspection of syringes

    Ward Automation Sligo launches flexible robot cell automated for end-of-line inspection of syringes

For a global player in healthcare and pharmaceutical products, Ward Automation Sligo engineered and manufactured a compact and flexible robot cell for the end-of-line testing, labeling and palletizing of 36,000

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Cork company rolls with it to combat Covid-19

    Cork company rolls with it to combat Covid-19

The agility of Cork based company – MTD Precision Engineering, has allowed them to rapidly adapt to circumstances arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. As one of Ireland’s leading precision engineering

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Technimark Acquires European Injection Molder, Tool & Plastic Industries Ltd., Expanding Global Manufacturing Platform And Healthcare Focus

    Technimark Acquires European Injection Molder, Tool & Plastic Industries Ltd., Expanding Global Manufacturing Platform And Healthcare Focus

Global plastic injection molding leader adds facilities in Ireland and the Czech Republic Technimark, a global manufacturer of custom rigid plastic packaging and components, announced today it has acquired Tool &

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Galway companies awarded over €10 million to develop groundbreaking medical technologies

    Galway companies awarded over €10 million to develop groundbreaking medical technologies

Over €10 million in government funding has been awarded to Galway companies partnering with NUIG research teams to develop groundbreaking medical technologies. Three projects aimed at improving heart health and

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UCC INNOVATION ANNOUNCE EPI-RESTORE TECHNOLOGY AS AN ATTRACTIVE PROSPECT FOR COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT

    UCC INNOVATION ANNOUNCE EPI-RESTORE TECHNOLOGY AS AN ATTRACTIVE PROSPECT FOR COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT

July 1st 2020: UCC Innovation today announced EPI-RESTORE Technology is a most attractive prospect for Commercial Development. EPI-RESTORE is a cutting edge technology developed by APC Microbiome Ireland.  The lead inventors are

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MULLINGAR-BASED MANUFACTURING RESEARCH CENTRE PLAYING LEAD ROLE IN 2 INTERNATIONAL VENTILATOR INITIATIVES

    MULLINGAR-BASED MANUFACTURING RESEARCH CENTRE PLAYING LEAD ROLE IN 2 INTERNATIONAL VENTILATOR INITIATIVES

Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR), a Mullingar-based manufacturing research centre, are working on innovative responses to the global demand for life-saving ventilators. Having started work on their COVID-19 initiatives at the very start

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Medtech: Supply chains and manufacturing after COVID-19

    Medtech: Supply chains and manufacturing after COVID-19

They are the questions that are being asked everywhere, and life sciences is no exception. What will the world look like post-Coronavirus? Here we consider a couple of factors relating

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Croom Precision chooses Renishaw as Additive Manufacturing & Metrology Partner

    Croom Precision chooses Renishaw as Additive Manufacturing & Metrology Partner

Croom Precision Medical has chosen Renishaw as their additive manufacturing (AM) and metrology partner, utilising Renishaw technology throughout the production and validation of their ISO13485 certified medical devices. The company

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UK Consortium to Produce Medical Ventilators

    UK Consortium to Produce Medical Ventilators

A consortium of significant UK industrial, technology and engineering businesses from across the aerospace, automotive and medical sectors, has come together to produce medical ventilators for the UK. The VentilatorChallengeUK

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UCL, UCLH and Formula One Develop Life-saving Breathing Aids For the NHS

    UCL, UCLH and Formula One Develop Life-saving Breathing Aids For the NHS

A breathing aid that can help keep Covid-19 patients out of intensive care, adapted by mechanical engineers at UCL (University College London) and clinicians at UCLH (University College London Hospitals)

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Further Expansion by Healthcare 21

    Further Expansion by Healthcare 21

Cork-headquartered Healthcare 21 Group (HC21), one of Europe’s leading healthcare specialist sales, marketing and solutions providers, has strengthened its UK operations with the acquisition of Cardio Solutions (UK) Ltd. The acquisition

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SupraModule – Modular Solution For Laboratory Automation

    SupraModule – Modular Solution For Laboratory Automation
In future-oriented fields such as laboratory automation or biotechnology the requirements placed on the cleaning of production facilities and their purity are very high. With superconductor technology, objects can be
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Innovation Zed and A Menarini Diagnostics Enter Commercial Agreement

    Innovation Zed and A Menarini Diagnostics Enter Commercial Agreement
Innovation Zed Ltd, an Irish medical technology company, and A. Menarini Diagnostics, a leading diagnostics company headquartered in Italy, and part of the Menarini Group, have announced an international partnership
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£8 Million Investment By Armstrong Medical

    £8 Million Investment By Armstrong Medical
Armstrong Medical is investing £8 million in the growth of its manufacturing business including the creation of 24 new jobs. The company currently exports to more than 60 countries and
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Enterprise Ireland and HSE Award Five Companies Innovation Contracts to Address Diabetes

    Enterprise Ireland and HSE Award Five Companies Innovation Contracts to Address Diabetes
€100,000 in funding through Enterprise Ireland’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programme is to be awarded to five companies following a competitive call. The SBIR funding will enable the SMEs
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Smithstown Light Engineering Expands New Production Facility, Creating 60 jobs

    Smithstown Light Engineering Expands New Production Facility, Creating 60 jobs
A newly constructed 40,000 sq ft manufacturing facility has been officially opened in Shannon, County Clare. Smithstown Light Engineering, a precision engineering firm serving the top medical device and orthopaedic
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CLS Marks 25-year Anniversary With 100 New Jobs

    CLS Marks 25-year Anniversary With 100 New Jobs

Complete Laboratory Solutions (CLS), Ireland’s largest privately-owned contract laboratory, is celebrating 25 years in business with the creation of 100 new jobs over the next two years as the MedTech sector continues

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Neurovalens Embarks on Second Ground-breaking R&D Project and Creates 22 New Jobs

    Neurovalens Embarks on Second Ground-breaking R&D Project and Creates 22 New Jobs

Belfast-based health tech company Neurovalens, a global leader of neuro-technology products, is embarking on the development of a ground-breaking medical device for the treatment of obesity. The company specialises in

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Bluedrop Medical Raises €3.7 Million Investment

    Bluedrop Medical Raises €3.7 Million Investment

HBAN has announced that Bluedrop Medical, a Galway-based Medical device start-up, has secured €3.7 million in funding to help manage one of the most devastating complications of diabetes – the diabetic

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Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Investing €100 Million to Expand Limerick Facility

    Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Investing €100 Million to Expand Limerick Facility

Johnson & Johnson Vision Care (Ireland) will be adding approximately 100 new roles as part of a €100 million expansion of its manufacturing operations at its site in the National

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CroíValve Raises €3.2 Million in Oversubscribed Funding Round

    CroíValve Raises €3.2 Million in Oversubscribed Funding Round

CroíValve, a medtech start-up providing a safe and effective treatment for tricuspid regurgitation, has secured €3.2 million in an oversubscribed seed financing round. The round was led by the HBAN

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New Financing Opportunities For Companies Following €30 Million EIB Backing For Galway Medtech Firm

    New Financing Opportunities For Companies Following €30 Million EIB Backing For Galway Medtech Firm

Future medical technology investment by Galway-based Aerogen will be supported by a €30 million loan agreed with the European Investment Bank

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TriMedika Secures Four Export Contracts

    TriMedika Secures Four Export Contracts

TriMedika has secured four new orders of its innovative non-contact thermometer at Medica 2018, the world’s leading trade fair for

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Bausch Health to Expand Contact Lens Manufacturing Facility in Waterford

    Bausch Health to Expand Contact Lens Manufacturing Facility in Waterford

Bausch Health Companies will invest to expand contact lens manufacturing capacity at its Bausch + Lomb sites in Waterford, Ireland

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Diaceutics is Developing a Data Science Platform in Belfast to Improve Patient Diagnostic Testing Globally

    Diaceutics is Developing a Data Science Platform in Belfast to Improve Patient Diagnostic Testing Globally

Precision Medicine and diagnostics commercialisation service provider, Diaceutics, is investing £2 million in R&D to create a new data platform

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HealthBeacon Opens New Production Facility

    HealthBeacon Opens New Production Facility

Irish digital health technology company HealthBeacon has officially opened its newly expanded Irish headquarters in Dublin 12. HealthBeacon has been

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HBAN’s MedTech Syndicate Leads €1.1 Million Investment in Ostoform

    HBAN’s MedTech Syndicate Leads €1.1 Million Investment in Ostoform

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

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BD Opens New State-of-the-art R&D Facility in Limerick

    BD Opens New State-of-the-art R&D Facility in Limerick

BD, a leading global medical technology company, is to create 85 new jobs for the Limerick region. The announcement was

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New Atlantic MedTech Cluster Launched

    New Atlantic MedTech Cluster Launched

Eight indigenous MedTech specialist companies have formed an innovative business cluster to promote Ireland as a global centre of excellence

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Fusion Antibodies Doubling Workforce as it Targets Global Business

    Fusion Antibodies Doubling Workforce as it Targets Global Business

Belfast-based Clinical Research firm, Fusion Antibodies has announced plans to create 28 new jobs. This recruitment drive, supported by Invest Northern Ireland,

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UCD Opens Ireland’s First Hospital Knowledge Transfer Offices

    UCD Opens Ireland’s First Hospital Knowledge Transfer Offices

University College Dublin (UCD), in partnership with St. Vincent’s Healthcare Group (SVHG) and The Mater Misericordiae University Hospital (MMUH), has

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Irish R&D Supports Bausch + Lomb’s $205 Million Investment in Waterford

    Irish R&D Supports Bausch + Lomb’s $205 Million Investment in Waterford

Over 96% of the lens volume produced by Bausch + Lomb, the global eye care specialist, at its plant in

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2018 Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition Provides Insight into the R&D and Innovation Ecosystem in Ireland

    2018 Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition Provides Insight into the R&D and Innovation Ecosystem in Ireland

Designed to foster collaboration between industry, academia and government agencies, the 2018 Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition attracted over

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Edwards Lifesciences to Invest €80 Million in the Mid-West

    Edwards Lifesciences to Invest €80 Million in the Mid-West

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, the global leader in patient-focused innovations for structural heart disease and critical care monitoring, has announced that

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Pharmaceutical Industry Unlikely to Avoid Harsh Brexit

    Pharmaceutical Industry Unlikely to Avoid Harsh Brexit

By John Whelan  International policy leaders attending the recent Bio Pharma Ambition conference in Dublin Castle were addressed by Dr Lorraine

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Affidea Grows in Ireland and Opens New ExpressCare Clinic in Cork

    Affidea Grows in Ireland and Opens New ExpressCare Clinic in Cork

Affidea, Europe’s leading diagnostic imaging provider, is investing in Ireland and has officially opened its first ExpressCare clinic in Ireland

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UCC Scientists Reveal How Food Affects Our Mood

    UCC Scientists Reveal How Food Affects Our Mood

A new book, ‘The Psychobiotic Revolution’, is having a major impact in the field of biomedicine. It reveals that our brain

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UCD Partnering in New €8.2 Million Cross Border Research Centre to Improve Cardiovascular Care

    UCD Partnering in New €8.2 Million Cross Border Research Centre to Improve Cardiovascular Care

The Eastern Corridor Medical Engineering Centre (ECME), a cross border centre of research excellence within the field of cardiovascular medicine,

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Irish Design Company Chosen to Work on Two Multi-Million Euro EU Projects

    Irish Design Company Chosen to Work on Two Multi-Million Euro EU Projects

Dolmen, an award-winning Irish product design and innovation consultancy, has been chosen to work on an €8million project to help

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Largest Ever European Investment Bank Support in Ireland

    Largest Ever European Investment Bank Support in Ireland

The European Investment Bank is to provide a loan of €490 million to support construction of the new children’s hospital

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New Precision Medicine Centre of Excellence Will Improve Patient Treatment

    New Precision Medicine Centre of Excellence Will Improve Patient Treatment

A £10 million Centre of Excellence in Precision Medicine has been launched by Invest Northern Ireland and Queen’s University Belfast.

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Applications Now Open for Cork County Council’s International Start-Up Accelerator Competition for Life Sciences, Medical Technology and Digital Health Companies

    Applications Now Open for Cork County Council’s International Start-Up Accelerator Competition for Life Sciences, Medical Technology and Digital Health Companies

Applications are now open for entrepreneurs all across Ireland to take part in Cork County Council’s International Start-Up Accelerator Competition

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Total Lifetime Cost of Childhood Overweight and Obesity in Ireland Estimated at €7.2 Billion

    Total Lifetime Cost of Childhood Overweight and Obesity in Ireland Estimated at €7.2 Billion

New safefood funded research into the cost of childhood overweight and obesity on the island of Ireland has estimated the

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Global medtech market to be worth €475bn by 2018

    Global medtech market to be worth €475bn by 2018

Ireland must seize the opportunities being created by the continued growth in the global medtech market, expected to be worth

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Irish Medtech Awards launched amid strong industry growth

    Irish Medtech Awards launched amid strong industry growth

Strong growth within the medtech industry is driving further investment and job creation. That’s according to a new survey published

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BioMarin expands facility to manufacture medicine for rare genetic diseases

    BioMarin expands facility to manufacture medicine for rare genetic diseases

Simon Coveney, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, has officially opened a new expansion at BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. in Shanbally,

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HealthBeacon to create 20 jobs

    HealthBeacon to create 20 jobs

Dublin-based digital health company HealthBeacon has announced the creation of 20 jobs, which will aim to bring the company’s headcount

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156K cancer patients could miss out on life-saving drugs every year in US and Europe

    156K cancer patients could miss out on life-saving drugs every year in US and Europe

Irish medtech company Diaceutics has announced research results showing that more than 156,000 cancer patients in the US and Europe

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4,000 jobs to be added by 2020 – Irish Medtech Association

    4,000 jobs to be added by 2020 – Irish Medtech Association

The Government must invest in new technologies and skills to reap the benefits from advances in manufacturing, or get left

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Ostoform wins AIB Start-up Academy 2017

    Ostoform wins AIB Start-up Academy 2017

Limerick company Ostoform has won the 2017 AIB Startup Academy competition ahead of 13 other contenders who pitched for the

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Johnson & Johnson buys Neuravi in multimillion euro deal

    Johnson & Johnson buys Neuravi in multimillion euro deal

Galway medtech company Neuravi has been taken over by US life sciences giant Johnson & Johnson Codman Neuro business in

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OncoMark Secures €2.1 Million Investment to Commercialise Breast Cancer Diagnostic Test

    OncoMark Secures €2.1 Million Investment to Commercialise Breast Cancer Diagnostic Test

OncoMark, a University College Dublin (UCD) spin-out company, announced on Wednesday that it has secured €2.1 million to fund the commercialisation

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ICON Report 12.4 Percent Net Income Increase For 2016

    ICON Report 12.4 Percent Net Income Increase For 2016

Irish-based drug developer ICON reported on Thursday its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year, 2016, showing that the

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Founder of THEYA Healthcare Shortlisted for Cartier Awards

    Founder of THEYA Healthcare Shortlisted for Cartier Awards

Irish entrepreneur, Ciara Donlon, founder and CEO of medical device company THEYA Healthcare has been shortlisted as a finalist for the

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Limerick Company Sign €1.1 Million Deal to Distribute Medical Devices in Oman

    Limerick Company Sign €1.1 Million Deal to Distribute Medical Devices in Oman

A delegation of 20 Irish companies, led by Enterprise Ireland and Minister for Employment and Small Business Pat Breen, participated

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€5 Billion Investment in Irish BioPharma Sector

    €5 Billion Investment in Irish BioPharma Sector

Capital investment projects valued at €5 billion have been recently completed or are currently in progress across the Irish biopharma

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