The Centre for Cell Manufacturing Ireland
In a cutting-edge innovation, the first Irish Centre for Cell Manufacturing was launched at NUI Galway on Monday 27th January 2014. The Centre was launched by Minister for Research and Innovation, Mr Sean Sherlock T.D. at The Atrium, Orbsen Building, NUI Galway. The Centre for Cell Manufacturing at NUI Galway is the first facility on the island of Ireland to be licensed to manufacture cultured stem cells for human use e.g. Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells will be used as Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMPs) in the treatment of conditions such as critical limb ischemia (CLI) and osteoarthritis in the knee.
For the first time in Ireland, the Centre for Cell Manufacturing has been established at NUI Galway and licensed to manufacture stem cells for use in human clinical trials.