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New Transatlantic Partnership to Make Childbirth Safer For Mother and Baby

    New Transatlantic Partnership to Make Childbirth Safer For Mother and Baby

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton TD, has announced a strategic R&D partnership between Raydiant Oximetry, Inc., a medical device start-up based in Mountain View, California, and

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The Development of Ab-MP Technology to Tackle Sepsis

    The Development of Ab-MP Technology to Tackle Sepsis

MediSieve, a UK-based medical device organisation developing ‘magnetic blood filtration’ – a ground-breaking treatment for blood-borne diseases which filters pathogens directly from the bloodstream – is receiving two grants from

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€100 Million Partnership to Boost Research into Rare Diseases

    €100 Million Partnership to Boost Research into Rare Diseases

The European Commission and 35 partner countries have established a new research partnership on rare diseases. The partnership will give millions of Europeans suffering from one of the many rare

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Cleveland Clinic Studies Reveal Role of Red Meat in Gut Bacteria, Heart Disease Development

    Cleveland Clinic Studies Reveal Role of Red Meat in Gut Bacteria, Heart Disease Development

In concurrent studies, Cleveland Clinic researchers have uncovered new mechanisms that demonstrate why and how regularly eating red meat can increase the risk of heart disease, and the role gut

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New Venture Developing a Liquid-based 3D Bioprinting Technology Wins UCD’s 2018 Start-up of the Year Award

    New Venture Developing a Liquid-based 3D Bioprinting Technology Wins UCD’s 2018 Start-up of the Year Award

Naiad, an emerging life sciences venture, has won University College Dublin’s (UCD) 2018 Start-Up of the Year Award. Naiad won the Award, and a €32,000 prize fund, after being declared

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Active Couch Potatoes are at Risk of Chronic Health Conditions

    Active Couch Potatoes are at Risk of Chronic Health Conditions

Employees are wrongly assuming that keeping active during leisure time will protect them from the danger of sitting for long periods when working in an office, a new study has

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AIT Researcher Develops Ground-breaking Coronary Health Technology

    AIT Researcher Develops Ground-breaking Coronary Health Technology

A researcher from Athlone Institute of Technology has made meaningful strides in stent technology through her work with polymer and biodegradable medical devices. Originally from China, Dr Yuanyuan Chen (pictured)

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NUI Galway and CLS MedPharma Announce New Student Excellence Award

    NUI Galway and CLS MedPharma Announce New Student Excellence Award

NUI Galway and Complete Laboratory Solutions (CLS) recently announced a new CLS MedPharma Student Excellence in Microbiology Award. The award is open to Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Microbiology students. Criteria for the

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BD Opens New State-of-the-art R&D Facility in Limerick

    BD Opens New State-of-the-art R&D Facility in Limerick

BD, a leading global medical technology company, is to create 85 new jobs for the Limerick region. The announcement was made as Minister for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single

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Drinking Changes Young Adults’ Metabolite Profile

    Drinking Changes Young Adults’ Metabolite Profile

Adolescent drinking is associated with changes in the metabolite profile, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital shows. Some of these changes were found

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New Atlantic MedTech Cluster Launched

    New Atlantic MedTech Cluster Launched

Eight indigenous MedTech specialist companies have formed an innovative business cluster to promote Ireland as a global centre of excellence for the industry. The Atlantic MedTech Cluster is one of

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UCD Spin-out Secures €2.5 Million in Horizon 2020 SME Funding

    UCD Spin-out Secures €2.5 Million in Horizon 2020 SME Funding

ATXA Therapeutics Ltd, a University College Dublin (UCD) life sciences spin-out, which is developing novel therapeutic drugs to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), and other related cardiovascular conditions, has secured

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UCD Opens Ireland’s First Hospital Knowledge Transfer Offices

    UCD Opens Ireland’s First Hospital Knowledge Transfer Offices

University College Dublin (UCD), in partnership with St. Vincent’s Healthcare Group (SVHG) and The Mater Misericordiae University Hospital (MMUH), has opened Ireland’s first in-hospital Knowledge Transfer (KT) Offices. The KT Offices

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New Research Programme at UCD to Focus on Improving Survival Rates of Children and Teens Affected by Cancers of the Blood

    New Research Programme at UCD to Focus on Improving Survival Rates of Children and Teens Affected by Cancers of the Blood

University College Dublin (UCD), the National Children’s Research Centre (NCRC), and the Children’s Medical and Research Foundation (CMRF) Crumlin have announced the appointment of Jonathan Bond to the newly established Brendan

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New University College Dublin Centre Focused on Maternal and Fetal Health Research Launched

    New University College Dublin Centre Focused on Maternal and Fetal Health Research Launched

University College Dublin (UCD) has launched the new UCD Perinatal Research Centre based at the National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street, Dublin. The aim of the Centre, within the UCD School of Medicine, is to

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Irish R&D Supports Bausch + Lomb’s $205 Million Investment in Waterford

    Irish R&D Supports Bausch + Lomb’s $205 Million Investment in Waterford

Over 96% of the lens volume produced by Bausch + Lomb, the global eye care specialist, at its plant in Waterford has been developed by the facility’s in-house R&D Laboratory,

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2018 Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition Provides Insight into the R&D and Innovation Ecosystem in Ireland

    2018 Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition Provides Insight into the R&D and Innovation Ecosystem in Ireland

Designed to foster collaboration between industry, academia and government agencies, the 2018 Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition attracted over 1,000 visitors from across the major industrial sectors in Ireland

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NIBRT Publishes 2017 Annual Report

    NIBRT Publishes 2017 Annual Report

The National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) has published its 2017 Annual Report, announcing substantial growth across all areas of research and training activity. 2017 was another excellent

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Nuritas and Nestlé to Work Together on Discovery of Food-Derived Bioactive Peptides Through Artificial Intelligence

    Nuritas and Nestlé to Work Together on Discovery of Food-Derived Bioactive Peptides Through Artificial Intelligence

Nuritas, the Irish biotechnology company, and Nestlé have entered into a collaboration aiming at discovering bioactive peptide networks within specific target areas of significant value. In order to achieve the

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UCD leads the way in Personalised Medicine research

    UCD leads the way in Personalised Medicine research

UCD recently hosted its inaugural Personalised Medicine Showcase, celebrating the University’s strength across the biomedical sciences. The event also marks the arrival of nine new TOPMed10 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellows who

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156K cancer patients could miss out on life-saving drugs every year in US and Europe

    156K cancer patients could miss out on life-saving drugs every year in US and Europe

Irish medtech company Diaceutics has announced research results showing that more than 156,000 cancer patients in the US and Europe could be missing out on targeted life-saving drugs every year

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NUIG secures €100k for breast cancer research

    NUIG secures €100k for breast cancer research

An NUI Galway scientist has secured €100,000 in funding to advance breast cancer research. The allocation has been approved by research charity Breast Cancer Now. NUIG’s Lambe Institute for Transitional

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Ostoform wins AIB Start-up Academy 2017

    Ostoform wins AIB Start-up Academy 2017

Limerick company Ostoform has won the 2017 AIB Startup Academy competition ahead of 13 other contenders who pitched for the €20,000 cash investment before 300 attendees at the Lighthouse Cinema

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Cystic Fibrosis research plan for Crumlin hospital

    Cystic Fibrosis research plan for Crumlin hospital

THE RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland) and the National Children’s Research Centre (NCRC) have announced a new partnership

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Irish firm wins award for solution that kills superbugs

    Irish firm wins award for solution that kills superbugs

Fatal superbugs that have contributed to the deaths of patients and to outbreaks in Irish hospitals face a new enemy

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Amryt to begin Phase 3 trial of drug to treat rare disorder

    Amryt to begin Phase 3 trial of drug to treat rare disorder

Amryt Pharma has announced the commencement of “EASE”, the Phase 3 clinical trial of AP101 which offers a potential treatment

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Trinity’s new Immunology Research Centre seeks funding from SFI

    Trinity’s new Immunology Research Centre seeks funding from SFI

Trinity’s newest research centre will find out in early May whether they will receive funding from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)

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GMI Launch Genomic Research on Rare Disorders

    GMI Launch Genomic Research on Rare Disorders

Irish life-sciences company, Genomics Medicine Ireland Ltd. (GMI) announced on Tuesday that it has partnered with Temple Street Children’s University

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CÚRAM Awarded €150,000 to Tackle Major Global Health Problems

    CÚRAM Awarded €150,000 to Tackle Major Global Health Problems

CÚRAM Investigator Dr. Martin O’Halloran has been awarded a second European Research Council (ERC) grant of €150,000 to support the

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Heart Pumping Robotic Sleeve Developed by Galway Researcher

    Heart Pumping Robotic Sleeve Developed by Galway Researcher

An innovative soft robotic sleeve that helps hearts to beat has been developed by researchers including Dr. Ellen Roche of

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AbbVie and GMI Announce Landmark Population Genomics Alliance

    AbbVie and GMI Announce Landmark Population Genomics Alliance

Biopharmaceutical company AbbVie, life-sciences startup Genomics Medicine Ireland Limited (GMI), and WuXi NextCODE, the global contract genomics organisation, launched a

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UCC Awarded Gold Medal for Potential Tropical Disease Vaccine

UCC’s Limited Lactis team was awarded a gold medal recently at the iGEM (international Genetically Engineered Machine) competition in Boston.

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BD to Build R&D Centre in Limerick

    BD to Build R&D Centre in Limerick

Medical Technology company Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) announced on Friday that it plans to open a research and development

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Medicine Research Network Launched at UCC

    Medicine Research Network Launched at UCC

The UCC School of Pharmacy-led PEARRL (Pharmaceutical Education and Research with Regulatory Links) Network officially launched this week. The network,

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EpiCor Therapeutics wins UCD Start-up of the Year Award

    EpiCor Therapeutics wins UCD Start-up of the Year Award

Biotech start-up EpiCor Therapeutics won the UCD Start-Up of the Year Award 2016 on Thursday, November 17. It received a

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New drug for treatment of aggressive breast cancer found by Irish researchers

As recently published in the International Journal of Cancer, researchers from Breast-Predict, may have found a new drug for the

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NUIG researchers find potent new possibilities in anti-cancer gene

    NUIG researchers find potent new possibilities in anti-cancer gene

New research published in the Open Biology journal by researchers at NUI Galway has shown that the anti-cancer gene TP53

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AMBER researcher awarded €2.5m to create groundbreaking high-tech customisable battery

    AMBER researcher awarded €2.5m to create groundbreaking high-tech customisable battery

Valeria Nicolosi, researcher at the SFI-funded AMBER materials science research centre at Trinity College Dublin, has been awarded a €2.5m

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APC pharma opens new Dublin research facility with 100 new jobs announced

    APC pharma opens new Dublin research facility with 100 new jobs announced

Pharmaceutical research giant APC is to open its new headquarters in Cherrywood Business Park, Dublin, with 100 new high-skill jobs

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IMDA lays out plans to make Ireland a “global medtech hub”

    IMDA lays out plans to make Ireland a “global medtech hub”

A new four-year strategy designed to consolidate Ireland’s position as a hub for medtech companies has been unveiled by the

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Galway-based pharma firm Chanelle Group to invest €70million in research and innovation

    Galway-based pharma firm Chanelle Group to invest €70million in research and innovation

Chanelle Group, the largest Irish-owned manufacturer of pharmaceuticals, will create 175 jobs in a major expansion of its operations, with

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Mayo Clinic researchers extend lifespan by up to 35 percent in mice

    Mayo Clinic researchers extend lifespan by up to 35 percent in mice

Researchers from the Mayo Clinic may have made a breakthrough that could one day expand our lifespan by as much

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NUI Galway investing €7.5m to recruit 15 top researchers

    NUI Galway investing €7.5m to recruit 15 top researchers

NUI Galway has begun an international three-year recruitment campaign to recruit 15 of the brightest emerging research stars, to support

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Government sets up innovation hub for health sector

    Government sets up innovation hub for health sector

A pioneering partnership between private sector companies and the health service to develop groundbreaking Irish healthcare products and research and

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Stryker unveils new surgical Innovation Centre in Cork

    Stryker unveils new surgical Innovation Centre in Cork

The Instruments Division of Stryker Corporation officially opened its new Surgical Innovation Centre in Cork. The centre, which features unique

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Medical technology app firm to create 70 jobs

    Medical technology app firm to create 70 jobs

3D4Medical, a maker of medical apps, is set to expand significantly over the next 18 months, with 70 highly-skilled roles

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Ministers Bruton and English announce €28 million Science Foundation Ireland investment in research equipment and facilities

    Ministers Bruton and English announce €28 million Science Foundation Ireland investment in research equipment and facilities

The Minister for Jobs, Richard Bruton, TD together with the Minister for Research, Innovation and Skills, Damien English, TD yesterday announced details

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CyberColloids: an Irish SME that has made its name as a global centre of excellence for hydrocolloids research and innovation

    CyberColloids: an Irish SME that has made its name as a global centre of excellence for hydrocolloids research and innovation

CyberColloids was set up in 2002 by four founding members with a vision to provide outsourcing of every aspect of

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Professor Michael Morris new director of AMBER research center

    Professor Michael Morris new director of AMBER research center

AMBER, the Science Foundation Ireland funded materials science centre based at Trinity College Dublin, has today announced the appointment of

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Painless, quick stitching scoops innovation award for Doctor

    Painless, quick stitching scoops innovation award for Doctor

In a wonderful bout of nominative determinism, Cyrus Doctor has won the Clinical Innovation Award for his “Seamless Stitches” device,

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Irish company makes biggest breakthrough for microbiology testing in dairy industry in 100 years

    Irish company makes biggest breakthrough for microbiology testing in dairy industry in 100 years

Ballina-based Oculer has revealed a new ground-breaking system that may be the biggest microbiological breakthrough in the dairy industry in

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2-out-of-3 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award winners are Irish

    2-out-of-3 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award winners are Irish

It was nearly a total victory for Irish researchers at this year’s Marie Sklodowska-Curie Awards (MSCA), held in Luxembourg City last

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Medtech firm Phenox bringing 65 jobs to Galway with new facility

    Medtech firm Phenox bringing 65 jobs to Galway with new facility

Medtech giant Medtronic will establish a new manufacturing facility in Galway to manufacture its next-generation medical device to treat artery

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DCU Alpha IoT cluster to support 100 companies and 800 jobs

    DCU Alpha IoT cluster to support 100 companies and 800 jobs

DCU Alpha, an innovation cluster set up in 2013 and based in Glasnevin, has announced that it plans to support

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International study led by University College Dublin uncovers mechanism behind Joubert syndrome

    International study led by University College Dublin uncovers mechanism behind Joubert syndrome

An international study co-authored by Dr Oliver Blacque, University College Dublin (Ireland), Professor Martijn Huynen, from Radboud University (The Netherlands),

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Fresh hope for Irish blood cancer patients with €2.2m research investment launched by Minister English

    Fresh hope for Irish blood cancer patients with €2.2m research investment launched by Minister English

A new national clinical research network has been launched yesterday by Minister for Skills, Research & Innovation, which will bring

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Irish Universities work together to launch €46m software research facility Lero at the University of Limerick

    Irish Universities work together to launch €46m software research facility Lero at the University of Limerick

Ms Jan O’Sullivan TD, Minister for Education and Skills, yesterday (Monday) formally launched an expanded Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland

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US company signs option with DCU on cancer treatment

    US company signs option with DCU on cancer treatment

US company Vaccinogen has signed an agreement with Dublin City University giving the firm a two-year option on acquiring a

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