Brian Thornes

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 David Woolfson, Dr Duncan Bain and Billy Navan of Gabriel Scientific with their pillow, a hermetically sealed medical device with a built-in bacteriological filter

A pillow, a sewage treatment system, a screw fixing for bones, a disinfectant process, a cattle pen, ventilation ducting, a battery, a smart electrici(...)

Pádraig Mc Bride and Donald Fitzmaurice of Brandtone – Emerging category winners. Photograph: Maxwells

  The founders of mobile marketing company Brandtone, Donald Fitzmaurice and Pádraig McBride, last night scooped top prize in the emerging(...)

Brian Thornes,  founder and chief executive of X-Bolt Orthopaedics.

Brian Thornes is the founder and chief executive of X-Bolt Orthopaedics. X-Bolt Orthopaedics has developed strong, safe and reliable devices for hip f(...)

“When we entered the awards we were selling 100,000 units a year,” says Aerogen CEO John Power. “This year we will do one million units and we have treated more than two million patients overall so far.”

Tweak Founded by serial entrepreneur Jerry Kennelly, the 2012 service category winner Tweak.com is a web-based service that puts design and graphics c(...)

 X-Bolt Orthopaedics, founded by Dr Brian Thornes, has secured a €1.8 million investment to bring its hip fracture fixation product to a global market.  Photograph: Andres Poveda

Dublin-based X-Bolt Orthopaedics, a hip fracture fixation company, has secured €1.8 million in funding to bring the product to a global market. The fu(...)