Aidan King, Dr Manus Rogan and Dr Ena Prosser of Fountain Healthcare Partners.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Irish life sciences investor Fountain Healthcare Partners has closed its third fund, having raised €125 million. It brings to just over €300 million t(...)

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A clinical trial of Irish medtech company Neuromod Devices’s treatment for tinnitus has shown a significant improvement in symptoms after 12 weeks. (...)

Inflazome chairman Dr Manus Rogan with co-founders Dr Matt Cooper and and Prof Luke O’Neill, and Dr Jeremy Skillington, vice-president of business development. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Covid-19 might be making 2020 an annus horribilis for most businesses, but it has been a year to remember for Fountain Healthcare Partners. The ventu(...)

Inflazome chairman Dr Manus Rogan, co-founders Dr Matt Cooper and Prof Luke O’Neill, and Dr Jeremy Skillington, vice-president, business development, photographed in 2016. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Swiss drug giant Roche has paid €380 million upfront for a four-year-old Irish biotech company working on treatments to meet clinically unmet needs in(...)

KaNDy Therapeutics believes its therapy could help millions of women deal with hot flushes and night-time sweats associated with the menopause.

Bayer has agreed to acquire biotech firm KaNDy Therapeutics Ltd for an initial $425 million to strengthen its women’s healthcare business with a prosp(...)

Inotrem is examining whether it can help treat septic shock by targeting a protein called TREM-1, that is attached to immune cells in the body

A French start-up looking to find a treatment for septic shock has secured a €5 million investment from Irish venture capital group Fountain Healthcar(...)

Put the terms and conditions down on paper, make it official and make sure to meet your obligations. Photograph: iStock

Just because it’s old-fashioned doesn’t mean savings are superannuated. Very many of the businesses that made it through the last recession will admit(...)

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Medical technology company Neuromod Devices has raised €8 million in capital, as it seeks to speed up the commercialisation of its tinnitus treatment (...)

Finlay McFadyen, head of investment banking, AIB Group; Fountain Healthcare partner Dr Manus Rogan; and Andrew McDowell, vice-president, European Investment Bank. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Irish life sciences venture capital group Fountain Healthcare Partners has raised €118 million in a new fund. The sum is well in excess of the €100 m(...)

The 2018 deal values were skewered by the €54 billion approach by Japan’s Takeda Pharmaceutical for Dublin-headquartered Shire

There was a jump in mergers and acquisitions in the State last year. The value of such deals surged, new figures from Mergermarket show. The value of(...)

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