Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Case studies

RCSI has partnered with a wide range of companies to address a number of healthcare challenges to enable improved diagnostics, therapeutics, devices, enhanced healthcare delivery, clinical practice and healthcare professional education. Models of engagement vary and are tailored to meet the company requirements as illustrated in the following case studies.

Industry Fully Funded Research Project
Dr John Devane Group Vice President and General Manager, Horizon Pharma "Our research project with RCSI has significantly advanced our understanding of the challenges in therapeutic protein drug delivery and has provided a sound basis for further R&D which we hope will lead to a commercial application". more>>
Enterprise Ireland Innovation Partnership Funded Research Project
Pat Forristal Chairman, SurgaColl "The experimental work carried out during this project accelerated our efforts to bring these materials to the market and provide the potential to have a direct impact on the quality of life of patients suffering from degenerative bone and joint diseases".more>>
SFI Research Centre Co-Funded Collaborative Research Project
Dr Colin Telfer Director of Business Development "Aerogen is an award winning company that continues to invest heavily in R&D and product design Strategic alliances with leading research institutes such as RCSI have enabled Aerogen to leverage home-grown scientific excellence to facilitate its rapid growth".more>>
EU Funded Research Project
Dr Máirín Rafferty, CEO OncoMark Ltd "The new prediction tools developed in this engagement will enable doctors to develop personalized treatments for their patients to ensure the best patient outcomes, while potentially avoiding unnecessary chemotherapy treatment and associated side effects".more>>
Technology Licence
Karthik Kuppusamy, Ph.D. General Manager, Neurology Solutions, Athena "Quest Diagnostics and Athena Diagnostics are the world’s leading providers of diagnostic information services that patients and doctors need to make better healthcare decisions. The ALS assay developed in RCSI aligns well with our company’s vision, namely, Empowering Better Health with Diagnostic Insights".more>>