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Starting Up in Life Sciences with Alan Hobbs, High Potential Start Up Manager for Life Sciences with Enterprise Ireland

Starting Up in Life Sciences with Alan Hobbs, High Potential Start Up Manager for Life Sciences with Enterprise Ireland

October 1, 2021

Alan manages the Irish Government’s life science High Potential Start-Up team who work with the best emerging Bio, Pharma and Medical Device companies in Ireland. He has 30 years global experience living and working in China, Silicon Valley, Taiwan, Korea and Ireland. Alan started his career working for IDA Ireland targeting “C” level executives in US and Asian Multinationals, selling Ireland as a HQ for their EMEA activities, he crossed over to the domestic side of economic development with roles in High Growth Markets, Corporate Communications and the Food sector. MBA graduate from Trinity College Dublin. 

Voices in Science: Christine Loscher Discusses Covid 19 & Her Career in Immunology

Voices in Science: Christine Loscher Discusses Covid 19 & Her Career in Immunology

August 31, 2021

Christine Loscher is a Professor of Immunology at Dublin City University in Ireland. In 2020 she established the DCU Covid-19 Research and Innovation Hub with a key focus on solving the challenges facing society as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Her research is focused on discovering new anti-inflammatory/anti-allergic compounds for the pharma and food sector and amount other things she is a Principal Investigator in the Food for Health Ireland Technology Centre. She was also previously named in Silicon Republics top 100 Women in STEM. 

Today we chat about her work with the Covid-19 Pandemic, her career journey and how she found her calling as an immunologist and what else besides Covid-19 is concerning for immunologists right now.

The Science of Business: Patsy Carney talks Business and Innovation in Life Sciences

The Science of Business: Patsy Carney talks Business and Innovation in Life Sciences

July 28, 2021

Waterford native Patsy Carney has more than 30 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry and has held senior positions in a number of pharma companies in Ireland and UK in both operations and business development. He co-founded pharma company EirGen, which was bought by US company Opko in 2015 for $135m. Carney is now the director of Kinetic Labs, a new purpose-built science innovation centre in Waterford, which acts as a private ‘rent a lab’ space for the region.

The Science of Business: Kevin Walsh Discusses Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Life Sciences

The Science of Business: Kevin Walsh Discusses Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Life Sciences

June 24, 2021

A Waterford native with a passion for all things Pharma and Engineering related Kevin is the Managing Director of Irish based The Aphex Group. One of the South East's leading young entrepreneurs, over the past four years, Kevin has built a group of companies that provides global life sciences with the high performing talent and tech they need to grow their global business and operations in Ireland.

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