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US health giant in talks on research centre

A major US healthcare company is in talks about setting up an Irish research centre that would be modelled on a €255 million facility in Italy.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
2nd August, 2008

A major US healthcare company is in talks about setting up an Irish research centre that would be modelled on a €255 million facility in Italy.

UPMC, which already operates the Beacon Hospital in Dublin and the Whitfield Cancer Centre in Waterford, has held discussions with IDA Ireland and Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) with a view to developing a biomedical and biotechnology facility in Ireland.

Michael Costello, chief executive of UPMC Ireland, said the Republic...

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