21 October 2014

Technopath to create 40 jobs in Tipperary

09:51, Post Reporter

Irish medical devices company Technopath is to create 40 new jobs in Ballina, Co. Tipperary.

The announcement was made on the back of a €3 million investment to boost the company's manufacturing capability and drive export activity.

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Technopath's products monitor the quality of hospital laboratory blood tests and prevent the reporting of incorrect results.

Enterprise Minister Richard Bruton the news was "great news for Tipperary and the indigenous life sciences sector in Ireland."

Technopath co-founder Malcolm Bell said the firm's long-term growth strategy was to develop niche, innovative, breakthrough technologies and to deploy them globally.

"With our current partners and channels we expect to bring the benefit of enhanced quality and significant cost savings to 20 per cent of patients around the world in the next 24 months."

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