Pharmaceutical Industry

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The link below is to the IPHA (Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association) who represent the international research based pharmaceutical industry in Ireland.

http://www.ipha.ie/en/homepage.aspx

The pharmaceutical industry in Ireland today:

  • Currently generates over 50 percent of the country’s exports contributing to making Ireland the largest net exporter of medicines in the world.
  • Maintains substantial operations belonging to 9 of the top 10 companies in the world.
  • Manufactures 5 of the world’s top 12 medicines.
  • Directly employs over 24,500 people, over half of which are third level graduates.
  • Employs another 24,500 people in the provision services to the sector.
  • Has invested over €7 billion in Ireland over the decade and according to IDA Ireland the replacement value of the investment by the pharmaceutical sector in the Irish economy is over €40 billion.

The link below is to a nice presentation about the industry in Ireland today:

http://www.ipha.ie/GetAttachment.aspx?id=15cae642-5d04-41bb-a7ab-30e61c5407c9