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    November 2014

  • Kenny says Bristol-Myers Squibb decision ‘a vote of confidence’

    18 November, 2014

    American pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb is to create up to 400 new jobs in Dublin as part of a $900 million (€720 million) investment in a new plant in Blanchardstown. The 30,000-square metre project will house six 15,000-litre bioreactors and a purification area as well as office and laboratory space. The facility will be built on the grounds of the company’s existing pharmaceutical manufacturing plant in Cruiserath, Co Dublin, and is due to be completed by 2019. Taoiseach Enda Kenny described the decision a “really strong vote of confidence for Ireland” particularly after the decision to close the controversial “Double Irish” tax loophole in the budget.

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  • Get Your Foot in the Door

    21 November, 2014

    We are delighted to report that our Get your foot in the Door Event in the Silversprings Hotel on the 13th November went extremely well with over 130 people attending both from industry and Jobseekers.

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  • Vegetable oil ingredient key to destroying gastric disease bacteria

    26 November, 2014

    Vegetable oil ingredient key to destroying gastric disease bacteria Wednesday, 26 November 2014 E-mailPrintPDF The bacterium Helicobacter pylori is strongly associated with gastric ulcers and cancer. To combat the infection, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Jacobs School of Engineering developed LipoLLA, a therapeutic nanoparticle that contains linolenic acid, a component in vegetable oils. In mice, LipoLLA was safe and more effective against H. pylori infection than standard antibiotic treatments.

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