Market Insight – GI adds stout to Ireland's life science melting pot
This article was originally published in Scrip
A decade ago, Ireland's life sciences industry was somewhat at odds with itself. The country had attracted pharmaceutical giants to its shores and they duly set up manufacturing and development facilities. But it severely lacked an indigenous sector. These days, however, there is a throng of companies showcasing their work to the world and turning heads doing it. Simon Varcoe visited the country to explore how the home of that most medicinal of beers, Guinness, has shouldered its way onto the pharmaceutical scene.