John Browne

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Classes at Meán Scoil Mhuire, Longford Town, are due to continue online on Friday. File photograph: Getty Images

Parents of students attending a girls’ secondary school in Longford were asked to collect their children on Thursday following a confirmed case of Cov(...)

Kastus has pioneered an antimicrobial treatment that can be used to coat glass and ceramics or added to plastics and paint

Surface-coating technology developed by Irish company Kastus is effective against the coronavirus that leads to Covid-19, a leading US testing laborat(...)

Dr Patrick Cronin and Dr Michal Osiak. Dr Cronin says the healthcare sector needs to recognise that coatings are not ‘nice to have’ but a solution that can play a key strategic role in disease prevention.

While the fallout from coronavirus has shuttered and silenced businesses across the island, the phones at surface-coating technology company Kastus ha(...)

BP CEO Bernard Looney is a newcomer to Instagram and a rarity. Only 11% of oil and gas company chief executives are active on social media. Photograph: AFP

Last week David Solomon, the boss of Goldman Sachs, was enjoying a spot of sunshine at a tech conference in San Francisco. Bernard Looney, BP’s new ch(...)

John Browne, while a Fine Gael TD for Carlow-Kilkenny in 1998. File photograph: The Irish Times

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has paid tribute to former Fine Gael TD for Carlow-Kilkenny John Browne following his death at the age of 82. The Carlow nativ(...)

Graffiti at Longford Medical Centre, which is run by Dr Syed Ali. Photograph: Willie Farrell

Gardaí have begun examining CCTV footage at a Longford medical practice, which was vandalised with anti-abortion graffiti in the early hours of Monday(...)

Kastus staff Dr James Kennedy, William Denning and  Dr Nigel Leyland with Science Foundation Ireland fellows Dr Ehsan Rezvani and Dr Aran Rafferty.

DIT spin-out Kastus won the 2017 Irish Times Innovation Award for its pioneering antimicrobial treatment that can be used to coat glass and ceramics o(...)

Kastus has created revolutionary technology to kill and prevent the spread of superbugs.

The Irish Times 2017 Innovation Award winner Kastus is on target to double staff numbers by the end of the year following a move to new headquarters a(...)

John Browne, Kastus CEO,  with Paul Maguire, Paul Maguire, acting head of innovation at DIT. The company now has a pipeline of 40 potential clients worldwide.

A chance encounter in 2007 led to a decade-long collaboration which produced the 2017 Irish Times Innovation Award winner. That’s the very short ver(...)

Liam Kavanagh (left), managing director of The Irish Times, presenting the overall Irish Times Innovation award to John Browne and Dr James Kennedy from Kastus at the 2017 Irish Times Innovation Awards. Photograph:  Conor McCabe Photography

Entries are invited for the prestigious Irish Times Innovation Awards 2018. This year’s awards will comprise five categories, covering a wide array of(...)

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