Brian Shields of Neurent Medical has been announced as high-potential start-up Founder of the Year 2019 at Enterprise Ireland’s awards. To the left is  Kevin Sherry of Enterprise Ireland and to the right is Kevin Foley of  Grant Thornton. Photograph:  Orla Murray

Brian Shields, founder of Galway medical device start-up Neurent Medical, has been named as Enterprise Ireland’s high potential start-up Founder of th(...)

Neurent Medical founders David Townley, chief technology officer and Brian Shields, chief executive: The company hopes to begin the first of two clinical trials next year, possibly in the US. Photograph: Michael Dillon

An Irish company developing a breakthrough therapy for a common nasal condition has raised €9.3 million. Neurent Medical, based in Oranmore, Co Galwa(...)