Second-half scores: The Irish companies on the up in late 2018

In the second part of our special end-of-year report, Elaine O’Regan reviews some of the most significant deals, investment coups and expansion plan announcements by Irish firms in the last six months

30th December, 2018
Michael McKillop of Glens of Antrim Crisps with John Hood, director of food and drink at Invest NI

Medtech start-up Loci Orthopaedics closed a €2.75 million seed funding round ahead of plans to bring to the market a new joint implant to treat arthritis.

The Galway company said it would use the funding to advance product development in preparation for clinical trials and regulatory approval in the US and EU.

Loci is developing the implant to treat thumb base joint arthritis, a condition that can cause significant functional impairment of the hand.

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