Laboratory Apprenticeship
Laboratory Apprenticeship
The Irish BioPharmaChem industry at a glance


Biopharma is a buoyant industry in Ireland and it is growing from strength-to-strength with approx.  20 biologics manufacturing sites operating in Ireland. In the last decade there has been capital investment in the region of $10 billion in new facilities. This represents close to the biggest wave of investment in new BioTech facilities anywhere in the world.

Did you know . . .

Ireland is a world leader in biopharma
  • 10 of the top 10 world’s pharmaceutical companies are located here.
  • Ireland is the 7th largest exporter of medicinal and pharmaceutical products in the world (2014).
  • Ireland’s total biopharma exports in 2017 was €67.8bn
  • 75 Pharmaceutical companies operate in Ireland
  • 40 FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approved com