Pharmaceutical and Molecular Biotechnology Research Centre

Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The Pharmaceutical and Molecular Biotechnology Research Centre (PMBRC) has established itself as a leading research centre in the pharmaceutical, chemical and biological sciences in Ireland. Situated on the Cork Road campus, the centre has an innovative research programme spanning drug delivery, molecular biology, solid state pharmaceutical science, analytical science, biosensor development and biomedical science. One of 17 Enterprise Ireland-funded Technology Gateways, the PMBRC supports R&D activities of a wide range of industries including the pharma, med tech, engineering and agri-food sectors. A truly multidisciplinary team, researchers in the PMBRC include chemists, biologists, biomedical scientists, physicists and engineers, and the centre has established links with national and international partners across industry and academia. The PMBRC was named Pharma Research Centre of the Year at the 2020 Pharma Industry Awards, and has won the Research and Development Achievement award in 2017, 2019 and 2021.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


Dive into the research topics where Pharmaceutical and Molecular Biotechnology Research Centre is active. These topic labels come from the works of this organisation's members. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or