At LSC we’re dedicated to the Life Sciences and here to keep you up to date with the latest news, projects, and learning opportunities within the industry. This will be an exciting year for the Irish life science sector, from Eli Lilly investing over €400 million in Limerick to Pfizer’s Coronavirus antiviral drug Paxlovid being approved for use within the 27 nations of the European Union. Below we highlight some of the top news stories from January and the latest contracts for those looking to progress within the sector!
TOP LIFE SCIENCE NEWS
Lilly announces plans to invest €400 million in a new biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Limerick
Pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly is to invest €400m in a new manufacturing plant in Limerick which will employ 300 permanent staff when it is completed.
Innovation can change the trajectory of human health
‘As we emerge from the pandemic, there’s no doubt we face some big challenges in healthcare, but also there is a great opportunity for positive change’ – Dr. Thorsten Giesecke, General Manager, Commercial Business with Janssen Sciences Ireland
Pfizer’s antiviral Covid drug gets green light for use across EU
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended that Pfizer’s coronavirus antiviral drug be authorised for use in the 27-nation European Union, the first time the agency has recommended a pill for treating Covid-19
Govt agrees supply deal with GSK for new Covid treatment
The Irish Government has agreed on a supply deal with pharmaceutical company GSK, which will result in patients here being able to access the drugmaker’s new Covid-19 treatment
TOP LIFE SCIENCE CONTRACT JOBS
If you’re looking to be part of this thriving sector, click below to explore contract opportunities in the Life Sciences with LSC today!