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Icon chief executive Steve Cutler

In the middle of a pandemic, everyone just assumed companies running clinical trials on vaccines had more than enough to occupy them. The pharma compa(...)

The demand for rapid Covid-19 testing will prove to be a boost for the medtech sector, says Elaine Daly, head of business consulting at Grant Thornton. Photograph: iStock/Getty Images

If it seemed that Ireland’s entire life sciences sector sprang into action as the pandemic began to take hold in March, that’s because it did. More t(...)

The company posted record net business wins of $990 million for the third quarter of the year – reflective of its rapid response to the pandemic. Pictured is Brendan Brennan, Icon’s chief financial officer. Photograph: Barry Moore

Global clinical research organisation Icon PLC recently posted record net business wins of $990 million for the third quarter of the year. This was re(...)

Before the Covid-19 vaccines, the record-breaker was the mumps vaccine, developed and produced in just four years. Photograph: iStock

As this annus horribilis draws to a close, the prospect of not just one but several effective vaccines against Covid-19 is a shining beacon of hope. (...)

Ciarán Murray, chairman of clinical research company Icon, was awarded the RDS Gold Medal for Industry on Friday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times

Ciarán Murray, the chairman and former chief executive of clinical research company Icon, was awarded with the RDS gold medal for enterprise on Friday(...)

 Michael O’Leary and Charlie McCreevy during  a Ryanair agm  at Dublin Airport. Photograph: Eric Luke

Former finance minister Charlie McCreevy and one-time partner with accountants PricewaterhouseCoopers Declan McKeon are stepping down as Ryanair direc(...)

James O’Reilly on the 2015 mHealth Grand Tour from Geneva to Brussels.

In October 2006, at the age of 17 and just a few weeks into my sixth year of secondary school, I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. In the weeks pri(...)

Red Oak North: architecturally pleasing development in the heart of the South County Business Park

With high-quality office space becoming ever more scarce in Dublin’s south inner city, an increasing number of tenants are looking to the south suburb(...)

Prof Michael O’Neill: ‘Big data and data science are just the latest buzz words for what is really analytics . . . or statistics.’

What do the World Cup winning German football team, the hugely successful Irish international boxing team, US government measures to deal with epidemi(...)

Chief executive Ciarán Murray said the work and investment of the past few years had contributed to the group’s strong revenue growth over recent times, but this was expected to moderate in 2014.

Fourth quarter turnover at Icon, the Dublin-based, Nasdaq-listed provider of services to the pharmaceutical and medical devices industry, grew by 1(...)

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