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From Business ETC Galway medtech firm WhiteSwell has secured $30m for its heart failure treatment device Startups And Tech

Galway medtech firm WhiteSwell has secured $30m for its heart failure treatment device

The money will finance the company’s vital tests for proving it is commercially viable.

From Business ETC Galway's Loci Orthopaedics wants to spare people from crippling thumb complaints Startups And Tech

Galway's Loci Orthopaedics wants to spare people from crippling thumb complaints

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the medtech company.

From Business ETC Electronics giant Philips has pumped more money into Irish dental app Toothpic Startups And Tech

Electronics giant Philips has pumped more money into Irish dental app Toothpic

The Dublin- and New York-based startup connects people with dentists remotely.

From Business ETC Want a UCD Smurfit School MBA? We're teaming up to give one reader a full scholarship Health And Education

Want a UCD Smurfit School MBA? We're teaming up to give one reader a full scholarship

You can be in with a chance to earn a qualification normally worth up to €34,500.

From Business ETC Dublin-based Inflazome has secured €40m to take its commercially 'risky' drugs to trials Startups And Tech

Dublin-based Inflazome has secured €40m to take its commercially 'risky' drugs to trials

The company plans to run tests in 2019 and 2020 to eventually commercialise the medicines.

From TheJournal.ie 'An inability to answer very basic questions': How an Irish 'virtual hospital' project fell flat Health And Education

'An inability to answer very basic questions': How an Irish 'virtual hospital' project fell flat

Consultants for US firm Mercy Virtual said meetings with health officials were cancelled at short notice.

From Business ETC 'An inability to answer very basic questions': How an Irish 'virtual hospital' project fell flat Health And Education

'An inability to answer very basic questions': How an Irish 'virtual hospital' project fell flat

Consultants for US firm Mercy Virtual said meetings with health officials were cancelled at short notice.

From TheJournal.ie 'There's very little talent': How Ireland's blockchain firms are trying to fix staff shortages Technology

'There's very little talent': How Ireland's blockchain firms are trying to fix staff shortages

The rapid growth of the nascent technology means universities are still playing catch-up.

From TheJournal.ie 'There's very little talent': How Ireland's blockchain firms are trying to fix staff shortages Startups And Tech

'There's very little talent': How Ireland's blockchain firms are trying to fix staff shortages

The rapid growth of the nascent technology means universities are still playing catch-up.

From Business ETC 'There's very little talent': How Ireland's blockchain firms are trying to fix staff shortages Startups And Tech

'There's very little talent': How Ireland's blockchain firms are trying to fix staff shortages

The rapid growth of the nascent technology means universities are still playing catch-up.

From Business ETC Why e-learning startup Homeschool wants to be the 'Ryanair of grinds' Startups And Tech

Why e-learning startup Homeschool wants to be the 'Ryanair of grinds'

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the edtech company.

From Business ETC Dublin medtech startup Ostoform has raised €1.1m to bring its product to market Startups And Tech

Dublin medtech startup Ostoform has raised €1.1m to bring its product to market

The company will be seeking regulatory approval for its stoma seal device.

From Business ETC How Avail Support is helping people with autism lead independent lives Startups And Tech

How Avail Support is helping people with autism lead independent lives

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the Monaghan-founded company.

From Business ETC A $1 million legal battle has dragged Dublin's 3D4Medical further into the red Health And Education

A $1 million legal battle has dragged Dublin's 3D4Medical further into the red

The case was decided in favour of the Blackrock-based firm, according to fresh accounts.

From Business ETC Galway medical device maker Novate Medical has been sold for up to $150m Startups And Tech

Galway medical device maker Novate Medical has been sold for up to $150m

UK firm BTG will pay an up-front $20 million for the company with the rest dependent on hitting targets.

From Business ETC Pharma giant Chanelle Group is making one of the largest investments in Galway by any Irish firm Work

Pharma giant Chanelle Group is making one of the largest investments in Galway by any Irish firm

Michael Burke’s company has plans to spend €86 million on new research and facilities.

From Business ETC A billion-dollar 'virtual hospital' group has pulled the plug on possible pilots in Cork and Dublin Health And Education

A billion-dollar 'virtual hospital' group has pulled the plug on possible pilots in Cork and Dublin

Missouri-based Mercy Virtual has shelved its plans after a year of contact with officials in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'I tested my first health supplement on my family – nobody died so we said we’d keep going' Retail And Services

'I tested my first health supplement on my family – nobody died so we said we’d keep going'

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Revive Active.

From Business ETC After the $700m sale of Adapt Pharma, these Irish investors are in line for a big payday Health And Education

After the $700m sale of Adapt Pharma, these Irish investors are in line for a big payday

The Dublin-based company was set up four years ago by Séamus Mulligan and other entrepreneurs.

From Business ETC 'I tested my first health supplement on my family – nobody died so we said we’d keep going' Retail And Services

'I tested my first health supplement on my family – nobody died so we said we’d keep going'

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Revive Active.

From Business ETC Why the Leaving Cert is hurting Ireland's economy Work

Why the Leaving Cert is hurting Ireland's economy

A final, high-stakes exam kills any appetite for lifelong learning.

From Business ETC GSK is closing its Sligo manufacturing site - cutting 165 jobs Retail And Services

GSK is closing its Sligo manufacturing site - cutting 165 jobs

The pharma giant will shut down the skincare plant over the next three years.

From Business ETC The Dundalk startup guarding next-generation medical devices from cyberattacks Startups And Tech

The Dundalk startup guarding next-generation medical devices from cyberattacks

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile Nova Leah.

From Business ETC We're partnering with Griffith College to offer one reader a full MBA scholarship Work

We're partnering with Griffith College to offer one reader a full MBA scholarship

You’ll get a chance to earn a qualification normally worth €12,500.

From Business ETC Refugees are learning how to code to help fill Ireland's tech skills gaps Health And Education

Refugees are learning how to code to help fill Ireland's tech skills gaps

A new programme coincides with loosening of laws around the right to work.

From Business ETC The head of Hickey's Pharmacy says the industry should get ready for consolidation Retail And Services

The head of Hickey's Pharmacy says the industry should get ready for consolidation

Paddy Hickey has plans to double the size of his business over the next five years.

From Business ETC A US animal nutrition giant is setting up its first European base in Sligo Health And Education

A US animal nutrition giant is setting up its first European base in Sligo

Phibro Animal Health plans to recruit 150 staff for the facility, which will develop poultry vaccines.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Childcare isn't one of those industries that you go into to make a huge pile of money’ Health And Education

‘Childcare isn't one of those industries that you go into to make a huge pile of money’

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin-based Tigers Childcare.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Childcare isn't one of those industries that you go into to make a huge pile of money’ Health And Education

‘Childcare isn't one of those industries that you go into to make a huge pile of money’

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin-based Tigers Childcare.

From Business ETC Outspoken ex-senator John Crown has joined this growing Dublin med-tech outfit Health And Education

Outspoken ex-senator John Crown has joined this growing Dublin med-tech outfit

The leading oncologist will help OncoMark further develop its breast cancer test.

From Business ETC ‘Childcare isn't one of those industries that you go into to make a huge pile of money’ Health And Education

‘Childcare isn't one of those industries that you go into to make a huge pile of money’

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin-based Tigers Childcare.

From Business ETC How a bovine episode on a Kerry farm inspired this Dublin medical device startup Health And Education

How a bovine episode on a Kerry farm inspired this Dublin medical device startup

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile Nasal Medical.

From Business ETC This Galway medtech company has secured €9.3m to hit the US market Startups And Tech

This Galway medtech company has secured €9.3m to hit the US market

Neurent Medical develops a device for treating nasal conditions.

From Business ETC An Irish teeth-straightening startup has raised €10m to double its workforce Startups And Tech

An Irish teeth-straightening startup has raised €10m to double its workforce

Your Smile Direct lets people correct minor issues like tooth overcrowding from home.

From Business ETC Nursing homes want foreign work permit rules relaxed to solve their staffing 'crisis' Work

Nursing homes want foreign work permit rules relaxed to solve their staffing 'crisis'

An industry group says workers from countries like the Philippines could plug a skills gap.

From Business ETC This Dublin firm has sold off its chip business for $35m to focus on connected health Startups And Tech

This Dublin firm has sold off its chip business for $35m to focus on connected health

S3 Semiconductors was sold to a US company.

From Business ETC 'He had a syringe full of blood and put it to my neck': The front line of Irish pharmacies Retail And Services

'He had a syringe full of blood and put it to my neck': The front line of Irish pharmacies

Lobbyists say crimes against healthcare professionals have been getting worse in recent years.

From Business ETC A major expansion of Dublin's 'vital' Hermitage clinic has been blocked Building And Property

A major expansion of Dublin's 'vital' Hermitage clinic has been blocked

A two-storey extension has been proposed to cater for increased demand.

From Business ETC Ireland's largest health services firm is snapping up part of property giant Sisk Group Health And Education

Ireland's largest health services firm is snapping up part of property giant Sisk Group

Uniphar has agreed to buy Sisk Healthcare – an arm of one of the country’s biggest construction groups.

From Business ETC This Dragons' Den star says Nelson Mandela discovered the secret to good meetings Health And Education

This Dragons' Den star says Nelson Mandela discovered the secret to good meetings

Chanelle McCoy says leaders can sometimes ‘cloud creativity’ without realising.