Maker of anti-Covid medicine moves head office to Ireland

Formerly based in Dubai, AiPharma is investing €25 million and locating 120 high-skill jobs here

Mary O’Brien, co-founder of former Irish medtech company Videodoc is working with the AiPharma and is relocating from Dubai to Dublin to be part of the team here. Picture: Fergal Phillips

AiPharma, which makes a medication that combats mild to moderate coronavirus, is relocating its headquarters to Ireland and plans to set up a manufacturing operation here.

The company is investing €25 million and locating an initial 120 mainly high-skill jobs here as part of its life science research and development plans. It has also raised investment from Irish investors.

“The first thing we are going to do is look for a senior team of local ...