Agenda

Wednesday 31st October 2012, National Convention Centre, Dublin 1

The inaugural summit brings stakeholders together in an impartial forum. With a focus on National competitiveness, the morning session will focus on the theme of Maintaining Ireland’s Pharma Manufacturing Competitiveness through Innovation and the afternoon session on optimising Ireland for more challenging Drug Delivery Research & Innovation.

 

 

Morning Theme;
Maintaining Irelands Pharma Manufacturing Competitiveness through Innovation.
08.30 Registration & Refreshments
09.00 Morning Chair Dr. Liam Tully, Director, Pfizer Global Process Development Centre

Opening Address, John Perry TD, Minister of State for Small Business
Morning theme: Maintaining Irelands Pharma Manufacturing Competitiveness through Innovation.
09.30 Jon O’Halloran, Manager, Solid State Pharmaceutical Cluster (SSPC)
09.50 Dr. Ruth Freeman, Director, Science Foundation Ireland
10.10 Barry O’Leary, IDA
10.30 John O’Dea, Enterprise Ireland
10.50 Morning Coffee Break
11.20 Morning Panel Discussion: Chair: Frank Hallinan PhD, Biopharmaceutical Quality Consultant 

12.00 Lunch
Afternoon Theme;
Optimising Ireland for more challenging Drug Delivery Research & Innovation.

Afternoon Chair; Dr. Ena Prosser, Fountain Healthcare Partners
13.00 Ambrose McLoughlin, Director General, Department of Health
13.20 

13.40

Pat O’Mahony, Chief Executive, Irish Medicines Board 

Prof Ian Marison, Director, National Institute for Bio-processing Research & Training, NIBRT

14.00 John Kiernan, Vice President & Managing Director, Quintiles Ireland Limited.
14:20 Afternoon Panel Discussion: Chair: Dr. Ena Prosser, Fountain Healthcare Partners
 

  • Ambrose McLoughlin, Director General, Department of Health
  • Prof. Ian Marison, NIBRT
  • John Kiernan, Quintiles
  • Pat O’Mahony, Chief Executive, Irish Medicines Board
15.00 Afteernoon Coffee Break
15.30 ‘Irish drug delivery research: academic-industry collaborations’
‘Academic-Industrial Collaborations:  The SFI Irish Drug Delivery Network Cluster (IDDN)
Director, Prof.  David Brayden, UCD
15:50 ‘Targeting oxygen sensitive pathways in inflammatory bowel disease’
Prof.  Cormac Taylor, UCD
16:10 Dr. Sally-Ann Cryan, Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutics, RCSI  

Academic-industrial collaborations in respiratory drug delivery & development’

16:25 Q&A Session
16:40 Closing Remarks-
Mike Mulcahy, Chairman Irish Bio-industry Association
17:00 Conference Close