AbbVie

Global pharmaceutical leader AbbVie joins Jobs Expo Cork

We are proud to announce that global pharmaceutical leader, AbbVie will be exhibiting as well as recruiting at Jobs Expo Cork. Our Cork event takes place on Saturday 24th November at the UCC Devere Hall, Aras na Mac Leinn.

About AbbVie

AbbVie addresses some of the world’s greatest health needs. AbbVie has the expertise of a pharmaceutical leader, as well as the focus and passion of an entrepreneur and innovator. As a result, the company has the ability to discover and reach all corners of the globe with treatment options that can improve people’s lives.

Innovation is the cornerstone of AbbVie’s business as a global biopharmaceutical company. Their focus is on developing medicines that can provide strong clinical performance and measurable patient benefit as well as economic value. They work particularly in areas where there is significant need. These include hepatitis C, neuroscience, immunology, oncology and chronic kidney disease as well as women’s health.

Company history

AbbVie began as the pharmaceutical leader, Abbott, which was founded in 1888. Abbott evolved and became a global healthcare leader. On 1 January 2013, AbbVie was founded as a global biopharmaceutical company. They have the focus and capabilities to address some of the world’s greatest health challenges.

AbbVie in Ireland

In 2013, the company seized a rare opportunity: to build on Abbott’s 125-year experience and heritage in health by infusing the agility, passion and focus of a start-up business.

AbbVie in Ireland delivers world-class discovery, production and supply of critical medicines. They focus on novel and breakthrough therapies for tough-to-treat diseases and unmet medical needs, with a reputation for quality.

The company creates new medicines for chronic, serious health issues by combining advanced science with deep knowledge of diseases. They harness Irish expertise in complex chemical and biological research. In addition, they test discoveries as well as manufacture medicines and delivery devices. As a result, Ireland contributes to every part of the medicine discovery process.

AbbVie has five sites in Ireland. Alongside three manufacturing facilities in Sligo and Cork, they also have two offices in Dublin.

 

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