Innovative medtech firm seeks funding

Galway firm aims to use Moycullen coran for human bone grafts

29th January, 2017
Declan Clarke, co-founder of Zoan Biomed, said the firm’s ultimate aim is to secure the coveted CE mark for approved biomedical devices Pic: Michael Dillon

Ambitious plans to use coral cultivated in Moycullen for human bone grafts earned Galway start-up Zoan Biomed the best emerging company title at the recent Irish Medtech Awards.

The company was incorporated last year by co-founders Declan Clarke and Ronnie Robins, with private funding of €1 million sourced through their Inagh Valley Trust. The pair established Inagh a decade ago to provide support to Galway start-ups and have worked with other local businesses, including Connemara...

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