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Dublin-based medtech firm Foundry Innovation & Research 1 (Fire1) has raised €40 million in funding to develop its remote heart monitoring product(...)

Twitter: In its last results in February the company reported sales totalling $717 million (€672 million) in the fourth quarter, up only about 1 per cent compared with the previous year. Photograph: Reuters/Dado Ruvic

Monday Results: Halliburton, Hasbro, Hyundai, Office Depot, Villeroy & Boch, Volvo Indicators: German business climate (Apr); UK business optim(...)

Drug-resistant bacteria: “Targeting aggressive and resistant disease is an area where we can make a real difference to patients’ lives,” says Dr Elaine Sullivan. Photograph: CDC/Janice Carr/Science Photo Library

A new Irish company treatment company, Carrick Therapeutics, has attracted $95 million (€84.5 million) in an initial funding round. The new financia(...)

Last week Lightstone Ventures, a US life sciences venture capital fund, became the latest participant in the government’s Innovation Fund Ireland init(...)

Lightstone has already invested in Ireland, co-investing alongside global healthcare leader Covidien, venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates and leading medical device incubator The Foundry, in a new company called FIRE1 to be based in Dublin. FIRE1 will focus on developing novel therapeutic devices.

The National Pensions Reserve Fund (NPRF) has teamed up with US venture capital firm, Lightstone Ventures, to invest in early-stage medical device (...)