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Biotech business: Limerick company sold for $150m


A biotechnology company founded by Limerick man Kieran Curran has been bought by an US firm for an estimated $150m.

GenCell Biosystems, based in Raheen, Limerick, with offices in the US, was last week acquired by Beckton Dickinson, which trades in th New York Stock Exchange.

GenCell was founded 3 years ago, and currently employs 60 people across Ireland and the US. The company has created a state-of-the-art DNA sequencing technology.

GenCell was supported by Enterprise Ireland and a number of other investors.


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