The pharmaceutical company plans to invest up to $ 40 million on the Grange Castle site, and will hire up to 75 additional positions.
Ireland will begin production of the Pfizer-Biotech Covid-19 vaccine in a move that will create 75 new jobs in Dublin.
Fischer said today (May 19) that an additional facility is being launched in Europe as part of the vaccine distribution network and that the facility at Grange Castle in Dublin will soon be delivered.
The currency reported yesterday that Fischer is moving ahead with plans to manufacture Kovid-19 vaccines in Ireland.
The pharmaceutical giant has confirmed that its Grange Castle plant will produce the MRNA vaccine. On-site development, equipment installation, and regulatory approvals are required, but the company expects the facility to be part of the Kovid vaccine network by the end of 2021.
Up to $ 40 million will be invested in Grange Castle, and Pfizer will be added to 75 additional posts.
“This is a very important moment for Ireland and for our Grange Castle site. We are very proud to be a part of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine, ”said Dr. Pfizer, Vice President, Global Supply. Paul Duffy said.
Since last year, we have worked tirelessly with Fire and Bio Entech to accelerate the development, approval, and scale-up of our Covid-19 vaccines. To help overcome this devastating epidemic, the company is constantly expanding its production capacity and external partnerships to bring increased doses to the world. “
Taoist Michael Martin, TD, praised the news On Twitter.
“In addition to the $ 40 million investment, Grange Castle in Dublin will create 75 new jobs,” he wrote. “This includes Ireland at the heart of the EU’s struggle against pandemics.”
Pfizer said it planned to invest $ 300 million in Irish operations by the end of last year. Over the next two to three years, 300 new locations will be created on sites in Dublin, Kildare and Cork. The expansion will bring the company’s total workforce in Ireland to 4,000.