Monday June 1, 2020

Is big pharma here to stay?

Last week, one of the world's biggest pharmaceutical companies announced it was turning its Irish subsidiary into a clinical research centre. Will the Irish ‘pharma' boom last?

27th November, 2004

They may keep a low profile but multinational pharmaceutical companies are the hidden paymasters of Ireland’s industrial development policy.

From Viagra and Botox to the world's largest biotechnology campus, Ireland has emerged as one of themost important centres of drugs and medicine production in the world.

According to the IDA, the sector Now accounts for €34 billion of Ireland's exports, placing Ireland near the top of the world's pharmaceutical-industrial economies.

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