20 jobs for Galway with medtech company Aerogen
Aerogen just recently won the 2015 Zenith Award for respiratory care excellence. They were nominated for the award by the American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC) who decided that the Irish company were worthy of being winners for the second time in three years.
The company was one of just six companies chosen from more than 400 eligible medtech suppliers to receive the award for its aerosol drug delivery technology.
Currently employing 100 people in Ireland, Aerogen has seen business grow by 30 percent as well as hiring 17 new staff members this year also.
The 20 new jobs for 2016 come on the foot of two new product launches. Among the new roles to be created across the company will be positions in design, marketing, quality and regulatory affairs.
The company was founded in Galway in 1997 and has grown to become the global leader in acute care aerosol drug delivery equipment. It’s products play a critical role in treating patients on life-support ventilation in over 65 countries worldwide, and in the home care setting globally. Aerogen has a strong scientific focus with over 95 percent of its employees being graduates and post-graduates, primarily from Science and Engineering disciplines.