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Regeneron to invest $100 million in it’s Limerick facility

Regeneron, one of the fastest-growing companies in the global biotechnology industry, today announced further expansion of its Limerick Industrial Operations and Product Supply (IOPS) bioprocessing campus with an additional 300 jobs and investment of $100 million, bringing the total expected employment at the site to 800 people and total investment to $750 million. The project

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Janssen Sciences Ireland to increase it’s manufacturing facility in Cork

Janssen Sciences Ireland UC has announced an expansion of its Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork facility.  This will allow it to meet the critical needs of patients around the world.  There will be an investment of more than €300 million that will increase the existing manufacturing space by an additional 19,100m2.  And envisages to employ a further

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Takeda to Invest €40m and Create 40 New Jobs for Dublin

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited to invest €40m in a new production facility at its Grange Castle site in Dublin. The largest pharmaceutical company in Japan and a global industry leader, Takeda first set up operations in Ireland in 1997 manufacturing products for global markets. In 2002 Takeda chose Dublin as the location for its first

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Medical Technology firm ZELTIQ® Aesthetics Inc. announces 60 jobs for Galway City

A medical technology has announced that it is establishing a European manufacturing facility in Galway city which is expected to create sixty jobs over the next eighteen months. ZELTIQ® Aesthetics is the developer of breakthrough noninvasive fat reduction CoolSculpting® procedure. The U.S.-based company is headquartered in Pleasanton, California, where it also has Research and Development,

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Eli Lilly is to invest €35m in its Kinsale facility.

This investment will be to develop a new high-tech manufacturing facility at its biopharmaceutical campus in Kinsale, Co. Cork, using pioneering technology that has the potential to transform how medicines are made in the future. The new facility will help develop and commercialise of a number of Lilly’s small molecule pipeline products that are currently

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GE Healthcare $40 million investment in Co Cork

GE Healthcare earlier this month announced a $40 million investment in its manufacturing facility in Carrigtwohill, Cork. The investment will double the Carrigtwohill facility’s production capacity of medical imaging contrast media – from 22.5 million to 43 million units per year. The group, which currently employs close to 500 people will be adding 140 new

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German Medical device company Phenox to open a manufacturing facility in Galway.

Phenox Ireland Limited will manufacture devices for the treatment of stroke and aneurysms. The company is locating its new facility at the Kamrick Court Building in Ballybrit Business Park, Galway and will complete a customised fit-out to enable the commencement of operations in early 2016. The Galway facility will significantly enhance the company’s existing product

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Medtronic is to locate a new high-tech manufacturing facility in Galway

Medtronic is a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions. They have today announced that they are to locate to a new manufacturing facility in Galway, where they will manufacture the market-leading IN.PACT Admiral drug coated balloon (DCB) This product is used for the interventional treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD) in the upper

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Spanish healthcare firm Grifols to create 140 jobs

Spanish healthcare company Grifols, the world’s third-largest plasma product manufacturer is to create 140 jobs in Dublin as part of a $100 million investment. The company, which is a Barcelona-based producer of blood plasma solutions, is opening a new centre for its bioscience division in south Dublin. The 22,000 metre site facility is located at

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Alexion Pharmaceuticals Announces €450 Million Expansion in Dublin – 200 New Jobs and 800 construction jobs to be created over four years

Dublin, Ireland: Alexion Pharmaceuticals today announced plans to significantly expand its operations in Ireland by constructing the Company’s first ever biologics manufacturing facility outside the United States. This €450 million, four-year project, which will be constructed at Alexion’s College Park site in Blanchardstown, is expected to create approximately 200 additional full-time jobs on completion, which

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