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The value of goods exports to Britain in the first nine months of 2020 was €8.9 billion, a decrease of 11 per cent compared to last year.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The value of Irish goods exports has risen by 8 per cent to €122 billion so far this year. The strong performance, detailed in the latest trade figur(...)

BioNTech plans to produce 50 million doses of the new vaccine before the end of the year and up to 1.3 billion in 2021. Photograph: Ronald Wittek/EPA

German immunotherapy company BioNTech is based in Mainz with the postal address “An der Goldgrube”, which translates variously as “On the Goldmine”, “(...)

For the vaccine to work, two doses that are taken three weeks apart will be needed. Photograph: EPA/RONALD WITTEK / ANDREW GOMBERT

Positive data on BioNTech and US partner Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is an unlikely success for the married couple behind the German biotech firm, who (...)

Exports of medical and pharmaceutical products rose by 12 per cent to €5 billion.

Irish exports surged again in August as demand for medicines and other pharmaceutical products connected with the pandemic rose. The latest trade fig(...)

A Dublin company chasing a cure for one of the most common forms of leukaemia has raised €30 million.

Irish life sciences venture capital group Fountain Healthcare Partners has led a €30 million fundraising for a new company hunting for treatment for o(...)

Robust export growth, particularly in computer services and pharmaceuticals, meant economic activity, as measured by gross domestic product (GDP), did not fall by the extent expected. Photograph: Collins Photos

Despite experiencing a strict and prolonged lockdown, the economic damage done by Covid-19 has been “relatively benign”, a study by the Economic and S(...)

Prof Matt Cooper: ‘If you want to get a drug to patients with these really sad diseases that affect us all eventually, or our families, the more shots on goal there are, whether it be Inflazome or someone else.’

It all began with a chance meeting. Trinity immunologist Professor Luke O’Neill was attending a medical conference in Australia when he bumped into Ma(...)

Inflazome chairman Dr Manus Rogan with co-founders Dr Matt Cooper and and Prof Luke O’Neill, and Dr Jeremy Skillington, vice-president of business development. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Covid-19 might be making 2020 an annus horribilis for most businesses, but it has been a year to remember for Fountain Healthcare Partners. The ventu(...)

Inflazome chairman Dr Manus Rogan, co-founders Dr Matt Cooper and Prof Luke O’Neill, and Dr Jeremy Skillington, vice-president, business development, photographed in 2016. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Swiss drug giant Roche has paid €380 million upfront for a four-year-old Irish biotech company working on treatments to meet clinically unmet needs in(...)

Tech shares led gains amid choppy trading on Wall Street on Friday. Photograph: Angela Weiss/AFP

European stock markets saw out the week on a negative note as investors grew fearful that the anticipated rebound in economic activity may not be a co(...)

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