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Nivolumab is already approved for use in cases of melanoma, renal cancer, Hodgkin lymphoma and a form of cancer affecting the head and neck, and has now been approved for lung cancer.

The Health Service Executive (HSE) has recommended the use of the potentially life-extending cancer drug nivolumab (sold as Opdivo) for patients with (...)

Anam chairman Darragh Kelly   with the company’s chief executive Noel Kelly. Photograph: Media Mentor Public Relations

Mobile telecoms software company Anam Technologies has secured €2.35 million in investment in recent months as it looks to build on a number of recent(...)

Newly filed accounts show Version 1 Holdings reported revenues of €104.6 million last year, up from €85.8 million in 2016

Irish IT services company Version 1 saw revenues surpass the €100 million mark for the first time last year. The Dublin-based company, which is seeki(...)

Maximum Media founder Niall McGarry is aiming is to build a “€100 million business”.

Maximum Media, the digital media group that owns brands including Her.ie and Joe.ie, has struck a major funding deal to finance rapid expansion in th(...)

iCabbi’s leadership team: Business development director Niall Prenty, back row left, Michael Tope, managing director, technical director and co-founder Niall O’Callaghan, front left, Gavan Walsh, co-founder chief executive, and Bob Nixon, sales director and co-founder. Photograph: Conor McCabe

A subsidiary of French car maker Renault has taken a 75 per cent stake in iCabbi, an Irish company that specialises in cloud-based taxi dispatch servi(...)

Simon Wragg of Cedar Consulting  with Version 1 chief executive Tom O’Connor

Irish IT services company Version 1 has bought London firm Cedar Consulting, its sixth UK acquisition over the last five years. No financial details (...)

Ireland is also one of the largest exporters of medical products in Europe with annual sales of €12.6 billion to more than 100 companies worldwide
Broad-based strengths

Ireland’s life sciences sector is broadly based and has developed considerable strengths over the past five decades and more. Indeed, it is among the (...)

Pharmaceutical giant Bristol-Myers Squibb is to provide a life-saving new cancer drug on a compassionate basis to Irish patients for another month. File photograph: Getty Images

The makers of a life-saving new cancer drug are to provide it on a compassionate basis to Irish patients for another month. Pharmaceutical giant Bris(...)

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A new €30 million fund aimed at small and medium -sized enterprises is set to offer growth capital to Irish companies. The BMS Finance Fund, which i(...)

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global bio-pharmaceutical company specialising in innovative medicine to treat serious illness. File photograph: PA Wire

Pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb has announced the closure of its facility at Cruiserath in Blanchardstown, west Dublin with the loss of(...)