The Covid Alliance imported the raw materials for lysis buffer into the country last month as reagent shortages held back the State’s testing programme

A group of biopharma companies, working with academics and individuals in the sector, has manufactured enough of a key component used in Covid-19 test(...)

Almost all the 1,000 adults who took part in the survey agreed that the Republic should contribute to the development of new medicines.

Three out of four Irish people would help test the safety and effectiveness of new treatments if they were ill, a new survey shows. A study backed by(...)

Kathy Gallagher of Jefferson University, Minister Heather Humphries and Dominic Carolan, chief executive of NIBRT

A major US university has turned to Ireland to find a model to train staff working at the leading edge of the pharmaceuticals sector. The UCD-based N(...)

Terry McWade, chief executive of Valitacell. Photograph: Conor McCabe

The breast cancer drug Herceptin and the rheumatoid arthritis drug Humira are breakthrough treatments in their respective areas. Both are also biologi(...)

Valitacell chief executive Dr Terry McWade: co-founded the company with Dr Jerry Clifford.

An Irish start-up has big plans to provide specialised services for the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies. Its client list so far includes US (...)

IDA Ireland chief executive Martin Shanahan said the “strategically important investment” by GE was a “significant win”.

Biopharma company GE Healthcare is to create up to 500 jobs in the Republic with a €150 million investment in a manufacturing campus. The company p(...)

Biopharma: it is  estimated the sector will create an additional 8,500 jobs over the next five years, with 5,000 of these in biologics manufacturing.  Photograph: Donal Murphy

Biopharma is booming. Capital investment in the sector has topped $8 billion over the last decade, turning Ireland Inc into a thriving biopharma clust(...)

Richard Lally with Dr Rosemary O’Hara at Carlow IT’s enviroCORE (Centre of Research and Enterprise in BioEnvironmental Technologies) research centre

Dublin Institute of Technology Top five courses: 1. MSc in Marketing 2. MSc in Strategic Management 3. MSc in Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance &(...)