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Innovation

Kerry's native ingenuity fuels global success across tech, finance, engineering, manufacturing and pharmaceuticals. Our county thrives as an innovation hub with cutting-edge research centres, groundbreaking programs and a supportive business community. This collaborative ecosystem turns innovative ideas into global ventures. Since the historic Valentia Transatlantic Cable Station through today, Kerry helps steer thriving sectors and dynamic networks, championing innovation and empowering businesses on the global stage.

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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…

Entrepreneur
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…

BioPharma
Astellas: Transforming Lives in Kerry and Beyond

With planning permission now granted for Astellas' new state-of-the-art facility in Tralee, County Kerry, we take a look at how Astellas is not only making significant impact on the local economy with investment and leadership in sustainability but more importantly revolutionising organ transplant…

Circular BioEconomy
BIODIRECT: The All-Island Biobased Product Innovation Challenge

InterTradeIreland have awarded the funding to kickstart a first of its kind project called BioDirect – The All-Island Biobased Product Innovation Challenge: Connecting Bioeconomy Innovators with Industry Customers. The Project will be led by Circular Bioeconomy Cluster at Munster Technological…