On Monday 26th of March AnaBio Technologies celebrated the inauguration of its Centre of Excellence for Encapsulation Technologies in Carrigtwohill. The event included a guided tour of the facility for more than 80 guests, which demonstrated AnaBio’s current portfolio of products and further showed how the new site and its high-tech laboratory facilities are being used to develop AnaBio’s cutting edge encapsulation technology. The tour was followed by speeches from AnaBio’s Chairman Dan MacSweeney, Dr. André Brodkorb, AnaBio CEO Dr. Sinéad Bleiel and Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Mr. Michael Creed TD.
Minister Michael Creed
Dr. Sinéad B. Bleiel, CEO states: “We are delighted and very proud to open our new Centre of Excellence in Carrigtwohill which enables us to deliver state-of-the-art ingredients and technology platforms for our growing global customer base. This is the result of “Dreaming Big”. We are currently employing 25 highly qualified employees and will further extend our team with production specialists over the coming months. The AnaBio team has worked with key equipment manufacturers, suppliers and customers to develop bespoke solutions for specialised micro-encapsulation processes. The resultant process design makes AnaBio a unique global manufacturer of innovative ingredients, which represents ground-breaking innovations for our broad customer base. We would like to thank all our investors, long-term supporters and Enterprise Ireland for all their support and belief in AnaBio. We are convinced that we have an exciting growth path ahead of us. And we will continue to “Dream Big”.
Julie Sinnamon, CEO, Enterprise Ireland added “Enterprise Ireland is focused on supporting companies like AnaBio, a growing Irish company with global ambition and innovation at its heart. As experts in the area of natural food grade encapsulation, AnaBio’s patented technologies serve an international customer demand for commercial products that help improve human and animal health globally. We are delighted to see the growth of an innovative female-led company on a global scale and we wish the AnaBio team every success for the future”.
The Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Mr. Michael Creed TD mentioned: AnaBio is a home-grown exciting Irish biotech company that has a huge growth potential in the food industry and beyond. I am delighted to announce the opening of the Centre of Excellence in Carrigtowhill and I have no doubt that Sinéad, Jens and the team will exceed the ambitious growth targets planned for the years ahead. We are happy to endorse innovative companies such as AnaBio that provide employment and export for the Irish market – AnaBio is an example of a great Irish success story and we are proud to support companies that help improve human and animal health on an international platform”. ]