Our Stories

A home for history and innovation, old souls and new neighbours, Kerry is a place to gain and share ideas and experiences. This blog offers a collection of such insights, along with an invitation to check back regularly to see what’s new in Kerry.

BioAtlantis: Driving Global Innovation from County Kerry

Pioneering Innovation: The BioAtlantis Story At the heart of BioAtlantis lies a profound passion for innovation and unwavering determination. Established in 2004 by John T O'Sullivan, the company embarked on a transformative journey to propel biotechnology forward and confront global challenges…

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From Lab to Market: The Inspiring Journey of Dr. Helena McMahon

Bridging the World of Academia and Business Meet Dr. Helena McMahon, a proud Tralee native whose journey intertwines her passion for human health with a knack for entrepreneurship, enriching Kerry's entrepreneurial landscape. Armed with a background in biomedical science and drug development…

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Exploring the Journey of John T. O'Sullivan, CEO of BioAtlantis

In the 1990s, John T. O'Sullivan, the CEO of BioAtlantis, recognised the potential of nutraceuticals as a means to prevent health issues without relying on synthetic compounds. In 2004, he took the bold step of founding BioAtlantis, with a primary focus on extracting bioactives from seaweed…

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