Cork, Ireland

Active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) development and manufacturing

Cork, Ireland

Thermo Fisher Scientific’s state-of-the-art contract API development and manufacturing facility in Cork supports our customers in bringing medicines to patients through the relentless application of science in process and analytical development.

We take chemistry from laboratory-scale development through to large-scale commercial supply, made possible by our driven and dedicated employees — a team of 500+ highly skilled chemists, engineers, analysts, operators, and crafts personnel.

Our facility meets the most stringent production, compliance, safety, and environmental standards. We take pride in our mission to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner, and safer through API development and manufacturing.

Site offerings

  • Flexible small molecule API process development, scale-up, and commercialization all within one integrated, FDA-inspected facility
  • Fully compliant with all applicable regulations and meets the most stringent production, quality, cGMP, safety, and environmental standards
  • Comprehensive capabilities to undertake a broad range of chemistries and supply API for all phases of development and commercialization
  • A center of excellence for the manufacture of highly potent APIs


This site provides flexible and multipurpose facilities, including these onsite offerings:

  • Space to support clinical and small-volume commercial API supply (up to 2,500L)
  • Dedicated highly potent API facilities for up to cat 3B projects, with reactors up to 16,000L
  • Stability chambers and comprehensively equipped analytical development and QC laboratories
  • A center of excellence for sustainability, it also features waste treatment and a wind turbine

Specialized capabilities:

  • Analytical method development and validation
  • Process validation, optimization, and development
  • Solid state assessment
  • New process technology transfer and evaluation
  • Manufacturing of API and registered intermediates under cGMP conditions from kilo scale to metric tones
  • Range of milling options including air classifier, pin, and hammer mills
  • Aqueous spray drying


Learn more about the specific equipment and capabilities at this site by downloading our fact sheet.

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Currabinny Carrigaline Co
Cork, Ireland
Phone: +353 21 437 8800

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