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The second set of seven winners of this year’s Irish Times Business Person of the Month Awards are among the country’s most accomplished business leaders. Photograph: Getty Images

From multimillion euro company sales to success in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, the second set of seven winners of this year’s Irish Times Busin(...)

Hibergene chief executive Seamus Gorman has been chosen as The Irish Times Business Person of the Month for May, an award run in association with KPMG(...)

Hibergene CEO Seamus Gorman: 'Coronavirus was unexpected, and our decision to pursue a test was opportunistic to some extent'.

Developing a test that can confirm in 30 minutes or less whether a patient has Covid-19 is a game-changer for Hibergene, a small Dublin diagnostics bu(...)

Sensitivity and specificity are key in a test: the former captures all true positive results; the latter rules out all true negatives.

The Covid-19 pandemic has prompted a global rush to produce rapid tests that confirm the presence of the new virus, and separate antibody tests that s(...)

Seamus Gorman, chief operating officer of Hibergene

Dublin-based medtech company Hibergene, which is working on a rapid diagnostic test for Covid-19, has secured funding of €1 million from the European (...)

A nurse in a protective suit feeds a novel coronavirus patient inside an isolated ward at Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University. Photograph: China Daily via Reuters

A Dublin-based medtech company that specialises in developing tests for infectious diseases has fast-tracked the development of a new, rapid test for (...)

Brendan Farrell, chief executive of Hibergene Diagnostics: company is “grateful to our investors for providing the funding which will enable Hibergene to significantly expand both its range of diagnostic products and its global reach”. Photograph: Peter Houlihan

Diagnostics group Hibergene has raised €6.7 million in a funding round led by Cantor Fitzgerald. The company specialises in developing tests for inf(...)