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A new world-class medical device research centre is to be established at NUI Galway as part of a €245 million national investment in science and technology announced this week. The funding will see five new Science Foundation Ireland research centres established around the country, with NUI Galway playing a key role in three of these.
Next month, the Network of Excellence for Functional Biomaterials (NFB) at NUI Galway will host a free seminar on the regulatory elements that need to be considered when developing medical devices involving a combination of advanced materials and biomolecules. The European Regulation of Medical Devices (EROMed) Seminar will take place on on October 13 in the Seminar Room of the Biosciences Building from 9.30am to 5.30pm.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD this week opened NUI Galway’s €30 million Biomedical Science Building that will bring together 300 scientists and researchers. This collaborative approach aims to build on the university’s role at the heart of Galway’s vibrant medtech sector; one of five global hubs in a market worth €95 billion annually in the EU.
Drugs with an increased lifetime in the circulation and improved activity for a broad range of medical conditions are the goal of a strategic new funding award to researchers at NUI Galway and Dalian University in China.
One hundred and twenty five jobs to be created in construction of €20m NUI Galway Clinical & Translational Research Facility
Work has begun on NUI Galway’s €20m Clinical Research Facility and Translational Research Facility (CRF-TRF). The contract to construct the four-storey building (gross floor area 5,345m?) has been awarded to BAM Building Ltd. The construction period is anticipated to be 16 months and will create 125 construction jobs at its peak.
The Galway Neuroscience Cluster, based within the National Centre for Biomedical Engineering Science (NCBES) at NUI Galway, last week gained the status of Centre of Excellence in Neurodegeneration (COEN) after a national and international review process. By gaining COEN status, the Galway Neuroscience Cluster joins a select group of international centres that are entitled to apply for research funding that is awarded through this international initiative.
NUI Galway continues to make its mark in research on an international stage as the university’s president Dr Jim Browne arrived in Beijing this week for the signing of a major biomedical research deal.
A charity boss who lost his daughter to a genetic skin blistering condition will pull a 16-year-old boy in a specially converted shopping trolley from Clifden to Galway next month.
Researchers at NUI Galway are to lead a €2.7 million European project to develop a new product for use in hernia operations.
Research is under way at NUI Galway to develop a wound dressing for people suffering from the genetic skin blistering condition Epidermolysis Bullosa, (EB).