Pharma giant Gilead Sciences announces €45m expansion of Cork base

Construction for the new facility is to start in April 2023 and is expected to take 19 months

Gilead was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Foster City, California.

Planning permission has been granted for a €45 million expansion of Gilead Sciences’ manufacturing base in Carrigtwohill, Co Cork.

The US biopharmaceutical company said the development would ensure its Cork manufacturing base continues to play a central role in the company's supply chain.

The new 5,176 sqm warehouse will be fitted with over 700 solar panels which the company said would provide approximately 10 per cent of the total energy needed to power the Carrigtwohill ...