It was great to exhibit at the ISPE Ireland Affiliate Operational Excellence Seminar in The Radisson Little Island this morning. A very topical seminar at a time when questions loom over the future of FDI in Ireland post Brexit. Eamon Judge, President of ISPE Ireland Affiliate opened the morning on a positive note forecasting a strong future ahead for the Irish Life Sciences industry given the level of technical excellence and world class capabilities that are indigenously demonstrated.
Leading speakers with vast experience across the Biopharma sector (Eli Lilly, GSK, Janssen Sciences and Pfizer) gave insightful presentations, with case studies on operational excellence improvements implemented on respective sites and the progress and learnings accomplished. A core take away from the day was that there are no limitations for improvement, industry needs to continuously strive toward excellence whilst keeping communications open and the people involved at front of mind. Dermot O’ Rourke (Innovation That Matters Ltd) made a valid point at the close of his presentation that people can only work as well as the organisation that supports them.