John Browne

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Liam Kavanagh, MD, ‘The Irish Times’ (left) presenting the overall Irish Times Innovation award to John Browne and Dr James Kennedy from Kastus at the Irish Times Innovation Awards 2017, at the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin. Photograph:  Conor McCabe

The 2017 Irish Times Innovation Award winner Kastus has just signed a major contract with Britain’s largest ceramic tile manufacturer for its unique a(...)

John Browne, founder and CEO of Kastus (right) is eyeing further expansion. Photograph: Shane O’Neill Photography.

Irish firm Kastus is to “significantly increase” its workforce next year after striking a deal to supply its product to the largest manufacturer of ce(...)

Dermot McCarthy, Teagasc, presenting the award for Agrifood to Jack O’Connor and Declan O’Connor from BHSL. Photograoh: Conor McCabe Photography

A pioneering antimicrobial coating that kills 99.99 per cent of harmful bugs such as MRSA, has earned young Dublin company Kastus the overall Innovati(...)

James Kennedy and Kastus founder John Browne: the firm’s antimicrobial spray coating can be applied to glass and ceramics during or after manufacture or added to plastics and paint.

Antibiotic-resistant superbugs are fast becoming one of the biggest threats to human health globally. The bugs, which include familiar names such as M(...)

Kastus founder John Browne (right) with Chris Horn of Atlantic Bridge Capital. Photograph: Shane O’Neill Photography

John Browne is the founder of precision technology company Kastus. Ten years of scientific research at Crest DIT led to the development of a novel, p(...)

Damola Adetosoye

A teenager who drowned while swimming in the river Shannon has been described as “a great soccer fan and a powerful, respectful player”. Damola Adeto(...)

Chris Horn of Atlantic Bridge Capital – which invested €1.5 million into  Kastus last December – with Kastus founder John Browne. The firm has won a Knowledge Transfer Ireland award for its advance against superbugs. Photograph: Shane O’Neill Photography

Fatal superbugs that have contributed to the deaths of patients and to outbreaks in Irish hospitals face a new enemy in the form of an award-winning a(...)

It is estimated that superbugs such as MRSA and E. coli could kill 10 million people worldwide by 2050

Irish start-up Kastus Technologies, which recently secured €1.5 million in investment through the Atlantic Bridge University Fund, has launched two ne(...)

Co Mayo hotelier Cathal Hughes has bought historic Westport House in a deal that will see €50 million invested in the 455 acre estate.

The Mayo-based Hotel Westport Ltd has bought historic Westport House in a deal that will see €50 million invested in the 455 acre estate. The selle(...)

Atlantic Dawn: the value of its  fishing assets was increased substantially by the European Commission’s decision to hinder the efforts of owners of other Irish vessels to upgrade their fleet

The former owners of Atlantic Dawn, which once was Ireland’s biggest-ever trawler, stand to gain a bounty of at least €135 million from a series of de(...)

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