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Prof. O'Brien speaks at HPRA Event

25 May 2017

Professor Fergal O'Brien, head of the RCSI TERG, was invited to speak at the HPRA Innovation day which took place in UCD, Thursday May 25th.

The aim of the inaugural Innovation Day event was to create awareness of the support and guidance offered by the HPRA's new Innovation Office. Speakers included representatives from both the Irish regulatory authority and the European Medicines Agency along with speakers from non-regulatory organisations supporting innovators in the health products sector. 

Prof. O'Brien's talk on the day was entitled 'Translating Research into a Commercial Product - an innovator's journey.  


The Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA), formerly known as Irish Medicines Board (IMB), regulate and monitor the safety of medicines, medical devices, other health products and cosmetics available/made in Ireland.