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Pfizer to seek emergency US approval for Covid-19 vaccine in November

    Pfizer to seek emergency US approval for Covid-19 vaccine in November

Pfizer, the drugs maker company with two bases in Cork, will apply for emergency US approval of the Covid-19 vaccine it is developing as early as next month. Currently the

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MSO to grow Belfast factory with £5 million investment and 35 new jobs

    MSO to grow Belfast factory with £5 million investment and 35 new jobs

East Belfast-based packaging company MSO Cleland Ltd is to tap further into growing demand for sustainable packaging by making a £5 million investment in its business and creating 35 jobs.

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Kuehne+Nagel Ireland invest in a dedicated Dublin-based facility for global partnership with West Pharmaceuticals

    Kuehne+Nagel Ireland invest in a dedicated Dublin-based facility for global partnership with West Pharmaceuticals

Kuehne+Nagel Ireland has signed a multi-year contract with West Pharmaceuticals, a leading global manufacturer in the design and production of technologically advanced systems for the world’s top pharmaceutical and biotechnology

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Regeneron to add 400 jobs in Limerick as Covid treatment shows promise

    Regeneron to add 400 jobs in Limerick as Covid treatment shows promise

US drug development group Regeneron Pharmaceuticals is to add more than 400 new jobs at its Limerick facility, bringing the total number employed at the campus to more than 1,400. The roles will be

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SSPC to build €1.9m pharma manufacturing facility at UL

    SSPC to build €1.9m pharma manufacturing facility at UL

The co-director of the pharmaceutical research centre has received an SFI Infrastructure Award to build a facility with next-generation process equipment. Prof Gavin Walker, the Bernal chair in pharmaceutical powder engineering

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How Munster’s pharmaceutical industry is responding to the global race for a Covid-19 vaccine

    How Munster’s pharmaceutical industry is responding to the global race for a Covid-19 vaccine

The global search for Covid-19 treatments has resulted in a surge of pharma activity in Ireland and Munster. Given the scale of the pandemic, more than 160 vaccines are under

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Welsh manufacturer leading the ‘new normal’ in tamper evidence packaging

    Welsh manufacturer leading the ‘new normal’ in tamper evidence packaging

Viscose Closures, a Swansea-based manufacturer of caps, closures and security seals, is leading the emerging ‘new normal’ in tamper evidence packaging. The company, based at Swansea Enterprise Park, provides environmentally

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MSD buys Takeda biologics plant in Dunboyne

    MSD buys Takeda biologics plant in Dunboyne

Pharma giant MSD has agreed to buy a state-of-the-art biologics plant in Dunboyne, Co Meath, where around 200 workers are currently employed. The deal to take over the Takeda plant will secure all

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Up to 100 jobs to be created as MeiraGTx expand in Shannon

    Up to 100 jobs to be created as MeiraGTx expand in Shannon

MeiraGTx have announced they are to undergo a multi-million euro expansion in Shannon which will create up to 100 jobs in Co Clare. Shannon has been selected by the bio-pharmacy

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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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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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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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Gilead Sciences to create 140 jobs at Irish operations

    Gilead Sciences to create 140 jobs at Irish operations

US pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences is creating 140 jobs here as it plans to invest about €7m in its Irish operations. Gilead said it is in the process of selecting

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MSD looking for 200 staff across four Irish sites

    MSD looking for 200 staff across four Irish sites

Pharma company MSD is looking to fill up to 200 roles across its four Irish sites between now and the end of the year. The sector has been one of

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Caldor Solar installs a Solar PV system to assist a pharmaceutical plant in Limerick meet its green goals.

    Caldor Solar installs a Solar PV system to assist a pharmaceutical plant in Limerick meet its green goals.

With an increasing need to improve green credentials and become more sustainable for many businesses, sustainable energy company Caldor Solar was approached on behalf of a pharmaceutical plant in Limerick

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Hovione helping out HSE and community groups with donations of hand sanitiser

    Hovione helping out HSE and community groups with donations of hand sanitiser

A PHARMACEUTICAL company has donated hand sanitiser to the HSE as well as local organisations to help the fight against Covid-19. Douglas GAA, camogie and ladies football clubs recently received

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Regeneron reaches 1,000 employees at Limerick facility

    Regeneron reaches 1,000 employees at Limerick facility

Regeneron has announced that it has reached a milestone of 1,000 employees at its Industrial Operations and Product Supply (IOPS) facility in Limerick. The biotechnology company acquired the former Dell

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Data Rich Processing – The Growing Necessity of R&D to GMP Manufacture

    Data Rich Processing – The Growing Necessity of R&D to GMP Manufacture

Improved diagnosis is driving precision in treatment, accompanied by increasing regulation stringencies from the likes of the MHRA and FDA. This, in turn, ensures processes as well as the products

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Regeneron shifts production from New Yok to Limerick

    Regeneron shifts production from New Yok to Limerick

The Times reported that Regeneron, a biotech giant valued at $63bn (€58bn), is shifting manufacturing of some of its existing products from the US to Ireland in order to clear

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Expert Speakers Announced For the 2020 Project Management National Conference

    Expert Speakers Announced For the 2020 Project Management National Conference
The Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute (PMI) has announced the expert speakers for its National Conference, with former Irish Rugby head coach, Joe Schmidt, to deliver the keynote address. The future
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AbbVie-Allergan Merger Will Impact Irish Units

    AbbVie-Allergan Merger Will Impact Irish Units
By John Whelan With EU regulatory approval in the bag and US regulatory scrutiny expected to clear in the coming weeks, the €55 billion AbbVie and Allergan merger should start
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Diaceutics Appoints New Head of Global Data

    Diaceutics Appoints New Head of Global Data

Diaceutics, a provider of data analytics and implementation services to the global pharmaceutical industry, has appointed Derek Hosty as Head of Global Data with immediate effect. Derek will lead Diaceutics’ data

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AxFlow Holding Acquires Induchem Group in Ireland

    AxFlow Holding Acquires Induchem Group in Ireland

AxFlow Holding, the international fluid handling group that is active in all European markets, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand, has

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Takeda Ireland Opens New Innovative Manufacturing Site in Dublin

    Takeda Ireland Opens New Innovative Manufacturing Site in Dublin

Takeda Ireland, a subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd, has officially opened a new cutting-edge manufacturing facility at its site

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Diaceutics Floats on the London Stock Exchange

    Diaceutics Floats on the London Stock Exchange

Diaceutics, which has offices in Belfast and Dundalk, has floated on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange with

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Novi’s Data Security and Mobility Deal Alleviates IT Headache For CarePlus Pharmacy

    Novi’s Data Security and Mobility Deal Alleviates IT Headache For CarePlus Pharmacy

Novi, the secure IT and cloud service provider, has designed and implemented a new IT infrastructure for CarePlus Pharmacy, Ireland’s

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100 New Jobs Created by Global Human Data Sciences Innovator

    100 New Jobs Created by Global Human Data Sciences Innovator

IQVIA, a leading global provider of information, innovative technology solutions and contract research services, has announced the creation of 100 jobs

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2019 ISPE Europe Annual Conference Keynote Speakers Announced

    2019 ISPE Europe Annual Conference Keynote Speakers Announced

The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) has announced its keynote speakers for their 2019 Europe Annual Conference. Taking place in

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ILC Dover to Open New Production Facility in Cork

    ILC Dover to Open New Production Facility in Cork

ILC Dover, a global leader in flexible containment solutions for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry, is expanding its Irish production

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Diaceutics Raises €4.3 Million to Support Global Expansion

    Diaceutics Raises €4.3 Million to Support Global Expansion

Irish company, Diaceutics, the diagnostic commercialisation company that improves patient outcomes via better diagnostic testing, has raised €4.3 million in new

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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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Takeda to Invest €25 Million at Grange Castle Site in Dublin

    Takeda to Invest €25 Million at Grange Castle Site in Dublin

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company is to create up to 70 new jobs and invest €25 million in the construction of a

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Emerson Collaborates With NIBRT to Help Upskill Ireland’s Biopharma Workforce

    Emerson Collaborates With NIBRT to Help Upskill Ireland’s Biopharma Workforce

Emerson is providing automation software and systems valued at US$ 1 million (approximately €820,000) to Ireland’s National Institute of Bioprocessing

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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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NIBRT Publishes 2017 Annual Report

    NIBRT Publishes 2017 Annual Report

The National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) has published its 2017 Annual Report, announcing substantial growth across all

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SK Biotek is First South Korean Pharma Company to Invest in Ireland

    SK Biotek is First South Korean Pharma Company to Invest in Ireland

The Irish and South Korean flags have been ceremoniously raised in the grounds of a pharmaceuticals manufacturing campus in Swords,

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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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GLS Ireland Certified According to GDP

    GLS Ireland Certified According to GDP

GLS Ireland is now certified in accordance with the Good Distribution Practice (GDP) guidelines for the transport of medicinal products.

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Theravance Biopharma Opens New Corporate Office in Dublin

    Theravance Biopharma Opens New Corporate Office in Dublin

Theravance Biopharma, a diversified biopharmaceutical company specialising in the creation of medicines for patients suffering from serious illness, has opened

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GSK opens new €8m state of the art biomass energy plant at Dungarvan site

    GSK opens new €8m state of the art biomass energy plant at Dungarvan site

GSK has announced the opening of an €8 million investment project at its manufacturing site in Dungarvan. The facility was

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Bristol-Myers Squibb to sell Swords manufacturing facility to SK Biotek Co., Ltd.

    Bristol-Myers Squibb to sell Swords manufacturing facility to SK Biotek Co., Ltd.

IDA Ireland has welcomed the joint-announcement by Bristol-Myers Squibb and South Korean company SK Biotek Co., Ltd of agreement for

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NIBRT and GE Healthcare open new training centre

    NIBRT and GE Healthcare open new training centre

The National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) and GE Healthcare have opened a new training center, where up

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Construction to start on GCP2 Production Facility at Takeda Ireland Ltd site

    Construction to start on GCP2 Production Facility at Takeda Ireland Ltd site

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited has announced that a groundbreaking ceremony has been held for its new production facility at the

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MSD Ireland announces 330 new jobs and €280m investment in Carlow and Cork

    MSD Ireland announces 330 new jobs and €280m investment in Carlow and Cork

MSD has announced it will create 330 new jobs and invest €280 million over the next three years at two

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Mallinckrodt to create 45 jobs at new Dublin centre

    Mallinckrodt to create 45 jobs at new Dublin centre

Pharmaceutical company Mallinckrodt has reported it is to create 45 high-skilled jobs at its new medical device engineering centre in

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MSD to invest in Tipperary plant

    MSD to invest in Tipperary plant

US drug company MSD is set to invest €40 million in its manufacturing facility in Co Tipperary this year, as

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Shire opens new HQ Office in Dublin City Centre

    Shire opens new HQ Office in Dublin City Centre

Shire has announced the opening of its new office in Ireland at the Miesian Plaza on Dublin’s Baggot Street. Shire’s

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Diaceutics signs multi-million-euro partnership with BioReference Laboratories

    Diaceutics signs multi-million-euro partnership with BioReference Laboratories

Irish data insights and solutions company Diaceutics has announced a five-year multi-million-euro partnership with US-based BioReference Laboratories. The partnership will

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Price of Basic Metals Rises 12.1 Percent

    Price of Basic Metals Rises 12.1 Percent

The price of basic metals rose 12.1 % in January while other factory gate prices remained relatively stable, according to

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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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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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Almac Group Secures New Premises in Dundalk, Louth

    Almac Group Secures New Premises in Dundalk, Louth

Craigavon-based pharmaceutical organisation, Almac Group, secured new premises in Dundalk, County Louth, in response to increased client demand, it was

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Aerie Pharmaceuticals to Establish Athlone Manufacturing Plant

    Aerie Pharmaceuticals to Establish Athlone Manufacturing Plant

Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced on Monday that they have entered into a lease agreement with IDA Ireland to establish a

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Carten’s New Sanitary Ball Valves – Sterile, Aseptic and Sanitary Valves for Biotech, Pharma, Food and Beverage Applications

    Carten’s New Sanitary Ball Valves – Sterile, Aseptic and Sanitary Valves for Biotech, Pharma, Food and Beverage Applications

Sanitary ball valves are generally used on the utility side of processing – for example caustics delivered to a CIP

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BD to Build R&D Centre in Limerick

    BD to Build R&D Centre in Limerick

Medical Technology company Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) announced on Friday that it plans to open a research and development

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West Pharmaceuticals Expansion to Create 100 Jobs

    West Pharmaceuticals Expansion to Create 100 Jobs

Medical manufacturer West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. announced on Tuesday, November 29, the completion of a 60,000 square foot expansion at

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