Innopharma College of Applied Sciences

Innopharma offers a range accredited courses in the areas of pharmaceutical manufacturing and process technology, food and pharmaceutical business operations and pharmaceutical data analytics. Programmes are designed both for those aiming to gain entry into the pharma or food industries areas and for those wishing to upskill to progress in their careers.

Innopharma's education team has extensive experience in the pharmaceutical, medical device, food, semiconductor, engineering and education sectors. Many have held senior positions with the major blue chip multinationals in Ireland and abroad. We have a significant network which we utilise to connect students with industry and academia. This has proven invaluable in returning students to work or pursuing additional education. 

Postgraduate study

Courses include:

  • Level 8 Higher Diploma in Food Science and Technology
  • Level 8 Certificate in Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Manufacturing
  • MSc Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Process Technology
  • MSc Pharmaceutical Business and Technology
  • MSc Pharmaceutical Data Analytics
  • MSc Medical Device Technology and Business
  • MSc Clinical Research
  • MSc Food Business Management & Technology
  • For those with suitable Level 6 and 7 qualifications we also offer 8 month programmes in Pharmaceutical Business Operations towards a BA at Level 7 and a BA Hons at Level 8

Courses are fully accredited by Griffith College Dublin and Institute of Technology Tallaght. Classes take place on campus and online, with labs held on campus. Programmes are delivered part-time and flexibly, to allow students to fit their studies around other commitments.


Students have access to all facilities on campus at Griffith College Dublin or Institute of Technology Tallaght, as well as facilities at the Innopharma base in Sandyford Industrial Estate in Dublin.


Innopharma research activities are dedicated to developing analytical instrumentation that will provide turn-key solutions for our customers’ problems.  Our efforts are to relentlessly innovate and find solutions for current and future unmet needs in solid state manufacturing industries such as, Pharmaceuticals (Primary & Secondary), Food, Infant formula, etc. 

Innopharma R&D consists of in-house development, and partnerships with leading academic and research institutions through the “7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development” having secured funding for four projects to date. The strategy behind our pipeline is based on consultation with industry to identify a problem/need and subsequently to apply a clear and precise scientific approach to develop a solution for that problem/need.

As Innopharma invests in new technologies and science-based solutions for manufacturing problems, we also invest in our people, so they can grow and develop the skills necessary to help us overcome the barriers that solid state manufacturing industries are currently facing and will face in the future.

Our strategy has enabled Innopharma to successfully launch products such as Eyecon, Multieye & Eyemap and develop a strong pipeline with Opticlean, PureFormula, ParticlePro and Crystal-Vis.

Key information

Contact: Ciarán O’Connell
Contact telephone number: 
+353 1 485 3346