Terry McWade, chief executive of Valitacell. Photograph: Conor McCabe

The breast cancer drug Herceptin and the rheumatoid arthritis drug Humira are breakthrough treatments in their respective areas. Both are also biologi(...)

Traders work in front of the German share price index, Dax board, at the stock exchange in Frankfurt on Monday. Photograph: Reuters

Monday was a slow day on Ireland’s benchmark index which ultimately closed down by 0.62 per cent. Volumes were light on the day as political uncertain(...)

John Flannery’s appointment is the result of succession planning, the company said.

General Electric has named healthcare head John Flannery its new chairman and chief executive, ending Jeffrey Immelt’s 16-year tenure, which included (...)

Colm MacFhionnlaoich of Enterprise Ireland, and Kinesis co-founders Dr Barry Greene and Seamus Small

UCD spinout Kinesis Health Technologies has raised €590,000 in funding as it seeks to boost international sales of its intelligent diagnostic devices.(...)

John Power, CEO of Aerogen: The company made a pretax profit of €10.1 million in 2015, on revenue of €40 million

Galway-based medical technology and drug-delivery company Aerogen plans to expand its business into emergency departments in hospitals worldwide. Ae(...)

“Making decisions based on macroeconomic trends is a bit absurd. It’s better to have a long-term plan and make sure that the job is the right fit for you”
Buoyant jobs market for graduates

Graduates can breathe a sigh of relief: employers are hiring. Last year careers experts said the jobs market was the strongest it had been for a deca(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: was before the Oireachtas Committee on Budgetary Oversight reaffirming plans for a €1 billion adjustment with €300-€400 million likely to go towards further reductions in the universal social charge. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Budget 2017 is just a couple of weeks out at this stage – and with it the first real test of the State’s first minority Government. With the likeliho(...)

IDA Ireland chief executive Martin Shanahan said the “strategically important investment” by GE was a “significant win”.

Biopharma company GE Healthcare is to create up to 500 jobs in the Republic with a €150 million investment in a manufacturing campus. The company p(...)

Cirdan Imaging was  co-founded by Dr Hugh Cormican who also previously helped to establish Andor Technologies.

Kainos, the Belfast listed information technology company is to acquire 10 per cent of Northern Ireland-based Cirdan Imaging, a company co-founded by (...)

Aerogen chief executive John Power: “We see innovation and IP as the very core of our business.”

Galway-based medical technology and drug delivery company Aerogen has been chosen as Best Company for Innovation and Leadership at the 2014 IAI(...)