Incubator space for life sciences opens its doors in Waterford City – Irish Examiner

Ireland’s first private laboratory facility incubator space for the life sciences sector has opened its doors in Waterford City.

Kinetic Labs – a facility offering state-of-the-art single and shared wet lab space, office facilities, meeting rooms and a café – is available for rent to start-ups and science-based companies offering all of the lab facilities needed to develop their products and processes.

The innovative new business has been created through Regional Enterprise Development Fund (REDF) grants from Enterprise Ireland and funding allocated by WorkLAB and Waterford City & County Council.

It is the first wet lab incubation facilities for science-based companies to open in the Southeast and well-known pharmaceutical entrepreneur Patsy Carney has been appointed director.

Mr Carney, who built Eirgen Pharma from scratch to a global multinational says he has a deep understanding of the needs of both start-ups and multinationals having worked “at both ends of the

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