Seamus Gorman, chief executive of Irish company Hibergene Diagnostics. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography

The European Commission has hailed the success of Irish company Hibergene Diagnostics in developing a 30-minute test to determine if people have coron(...)

Seamus Gorman, chief executive of Irish company HiberGene Diagnostics: ‘The Covid-19 pandemic is the greatest challenge to humanity in our lifetimes.’ Photograph: Julien Behal

Irish company HiberGene Diagnostics has secured European approval for a highly accurate, low-cost, rapid test for coronavirus. The test promises to de(...)

HiberGene chief executive Brendan Farrell said the company was halfway through its latest fundraising round.

Irish firm HiberGene Diagnostics has unveiled a new combination test for meningococcal and pneumococcal meningitis that can give accurate results in a(...)

The new test was developed at Belfast’s Royal Victoria Hospital with 	funding from the UK’s Meningitis Research Foundation and Northern Ireland’s NHS Trust, and licensed exclusively to HiberGene

Dominic Coyle A Dublin company has won EU approval for a new test that allows doctors to confirm the potentially fatal bacterial meningitis (...)