News & Events




27 Nov 2017

BMG Labtech publish application note on the ValitaTITER assay

Download the PDF here.

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15 Nov 2017

ValitaTITER featured in the Fall issue of BioTek TekTalk series

Catch up on the latest issue here .

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6 Oct 2017

Valitacell awarded 'Pharma Start-up of the year' by the Irish Pharma Awards

Valitacell has been named by the Irish Pharma Awards as the 'Start-up of the Year' at this years event. 

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19 Sept 2017

Valitacell will be exhibiting at biotech week boston booth #1027

Catch us at BPI booth #1027 or check out Professor David James' talk on Sept. 28th at 8.15am on 'How to harness & measure CHO cell genetic and functional instability for improving cell factory performance'.


15 Sept 2017

Valitacell's ChemStress featured in GEN article on  'Solving the puzzle of cell culture optimization'

Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News GEN has featured Valitacells technology ChemStress in a recent article  on how 'assembling a jigsaw puzzle is not nearly as tricky as tricky as building a stable and productive bioprocess',  and how ChemStress is helping solve this problem. Read the article in full here.

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14 Sept 2017

Valitacell Profile in irish Times as finalists for The Irish Times Innovation Award

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17 Aug 2017

Valitacell Publish paper in Analytical biochemistry

The publication entitled 'High-throughput quantitation of Fc-containing Recombinant Proteins in cell culture supernatant by fluorescence polarisation spectroscopy' can be downloaded in full here

15 Aug 2017

Valitacell shortlisted for three prizes at the pharma awards

Valitacell has been nominated for three awards at this years Pharma Awards


07 Aug 2017

valitacell are attending the Bioprocessing Summit, Boston, Find us at Booth #604 

Valitacell will be attending the 9th annual Bioprocessing Summit in Boston this year from the 21st - 25th August. Say hello!

17 Jul 2017

valitacell named Ones to Watch by business and finance 

Business and Finance has highlighted Valitacell as one of the top movers and shakers in the country. Read full profile here. 

15 Jun 2017

valitacell Awarded €2.02 million in Funding under Horizon2020  

We are delighted to announce that we been successful in winning €2.02 million in funding through the latest round of EU Horizon 2020 SME instrument Phase 2 funding. The award, will fund the advancement and commercialisation of Valitacell’s ‘ChemStress’ technology – a novel disruptive product which enables biopharmaceutical companies to manufacture life-saving drugs, cheaper, faster and with more regulatory confidence. Read RTE coverage here. 


01 Jun 2017

Valitacell shortlisted for the irish times innovation award

It has been announced that Valitacell is a finalist for the 2017 Irish Times Innovation Award. Valitacell is among the top 21 innovators selected to progress to the next stage of the Innovation awards. Read more about it here. 


31 May 2017

Valitacell named as one of the top companies to invest in by Silicon Republic 

Valitacell are among the 'new rockstars of science and technology', named by Silicon Republic as the Irish life sciences sector is booming. Read the full article here.  


25 May 2017

Valitacell speak at The UCD recruiter event, Dublin

Valitacell took part in UCD's PhD and post-doc recruiter networking event which took place on UCD campus. Find out about opportunities to work with us here.


23 May 2017

We're at The 2nd International Advanced Biomanufacturing Conference in Sheffield, 22-23 May

Catch Valitacell's Dr Ben Thompson delivering a talk on our latest technologies.


15 May 2017

We're at ESACT, Switzerland, find us at booth #76

Valitacell are in Lausanne, Switzerland at the 25th ESACT meeting on the 14th-17th of May



24 Apr 2017

Valitacell Attending BPI's Cell Line Development & Engineering, Amsterdam, 24 - 26th April

Valitacell are in Amsterdam at BPI's Cell Line Development & Engineering conference. Come say hello. 


20 Feb 2017

Valitacell Are at Cell Culture World Congress, Munich

Valitacell are attending the Cell Culture World conference in Munich along with our partners I&L Biosystems. Come say hello. 


1 Feb 2017

PharmaBoardroom interview Valitacell CEO dr Terry McWade

Valitacell CEO Dr Terry McWade has been interviewed by Pharma Boardroom on how the ground breaking technology produced helps bring medications to market faster and more cost-effectively. Read the full interview here.


25 Jan 2017

Valitacell Attending Cell Culture World, Munich, Feb 2017

Valitacell are looking forward to attending the Cell Culture World conference in Munich meeting on the 21 - 22 Feb. Come say hello. 


1 Jan 2016

Valitacell Listed Among The Top Companies To Watch In 2017

Valitacell has been named by FORA as one of Irelands fastest growing companies likely to go on to great things over the coming 12 months. Read more here.


22 Dec 2016

Valitacell ramps up targeting of big pharma


Valitacell is rapidly adding some of the world biggest pharmaceutical companies to their client list, which already include GE Healthcare and MedImmune. Read The Irish Times coverage here. 


15 Dec 2016


Valitacell win €100K Seedcorn Prize


Valitacell was crowned the overall winner of the 14th annual InterTradeIreland Seedcorn competition which is the island’s biggest business competition for new start and early stage companies. Valitacell won a cash prize of €100,000 at the grand final held at The Waterfront Hall in Belfast. Read more here.


2 Dec 2016

Valitacell Move to NIBRT

Valitacell has moved to their new premises at the National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT). The new location is a world class facility and a global centre of excellence for training and research in bioprocessing. Read more here.



24 Nov 2016

Valitacell has won the Seedcorn Intertrade Ireland award 


Valitacell was awarded the overall winner of the 2016 Seedcorn Intertrade Ireland award, with a total cash prize of €100k. Along with the overall prize, Valitacell was awarded Best Early Stage Company and Regional Dublin winners. Read the feature in the Irish Times here.



10 Nov 2016


Valitacell Accept award as Seedcorn Dublin winner


Valitacell are preparing for the final stage of the Seedcorn Investor Readiness competition after winning the €20k cash prize as the Dublin Regional finalists. The final will take place in the Hilton Hotel on Wednesday the 23rd November. Valitacell CEO Dr. Terry McWade is pictured with Connor Sweeney, the Seedcorn Programme manager at InterTrade Ireland.



8 Nov 2016

We're A Regional Winner! 

Valitacell is the regional winner of the Intertrade Ireland Seedcorn Investor Readiness Early Stage Category winning €20k cash prize.



10 Oct 2016

Valitacell At Enterprise Irelands International Markets Week

 Valitacell participated in International Markets Week at the RDS, where 400+ companies seeking to expand to global markets, took part in the event organised by Enterprise Ireland.



7 Oct 2016

We're A Finalist!

Valitacell have been selected for the Dublin regional finals of the 2016 InterTrade Ireland Seedcorn Investor readiness competition.  


6 Jun 2016

Valitacell Attending Cell Line Development & Engineering, San Francisco 2016

Valitacell are looking forward to attending the Cell Line Development and Engineering conference in San Francisco meeting in San Francisco on 13-15 June. 



26 Apr 2016

Valitacell Present Webinar On Latest Technologies With Prof. David James

Listen back to the webinar on 'Novel Analytical Technologies for Cell Line Development' Here



6 Apr 2016

Valitacell Attending BioProcess International European Summit, Vienna 2016

Valitacell are looking forward to attending the BioProcess International European Summit in Vienna on 11-14 April. 


19 Jan 2016

Valitacell Attending Cell Culture World, Munich 2016

Valitacell are looking forward to attending the Cell Culture World Congress in Munich in March. Come say hello. 



24 Oct 2013

Valitacell Awarded Best Poster at BioProduction 2013

Valitacell's Dr. Ben Thompson awarded best poster at Bioproduction congress, Dubln 2013 for 'Microplate Based Stress Fingerprinting Technology for Rapid, High-throughput Cell Line Development' download the PDF here