Category Archives: Publications

Pharma Industry update: what is new in the field of therapeutic delivery?

Category : Publications

Recent publication by Elaine Harris that captures the key industry updates, patents, press releases and academic papers in the area of therapeutic drug delivery for November 2017


Competitive Start Fund call closes on Wednesday 27th September 2017

The Competitive Start Fund (CSF) aims to support early stage start-ups. This fund is open to early stage companies in manufacturing & internationally traded services, including the following subsectors: Agricultural, Manufacturing, Lifesciences, Renewables. The following are examples of some of the areas included within the scope of the fund: Agritech, Agribusiness, Agricultural Machinery, eHealth, Digital Health, Medical Devices Diagnostics, Cleantech. All applications to the fund must be made via the Enterprise Ireland Online Application System.

Completed application forms must be submitted through the Enterprise Ireland Online Application System by 3pm on 27th September 2017. A Video Pitch must be submitted on the platform by 11:59pm on 27th September 2017 (when you commence the application form an email regarding the video pitch will be sent to you separately). A valid application must contain both a video pitch and complete application form.

Recent publication by E Harris on the use of social media for ADR reporting

Category : Publications

A recent publication in the Journal of Pharmacovigilance by Elaine Harris (Innovation 21) and Ishak Omar (Quintiles IMS) discusses the potential benefits of using social media for Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR) reporting. Results  from the study indicate that a collaborative effort is required between the pharmaceutical industry, HCPs and the public before social media can reach its full beneficial potential as a tool in Pharmacovigilance.


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