Pictured at the presentation of the InterTradeIreland “Project Exemplar” award are Pat O’Flynn and Tom O’Brien of Solvotrin Therapeutics (front), Leon Agnew of Helix Consultants and Margaret Hearty of InterTradeIreland (back), on the 17th October 2012.
Solvotrin was awarded the InterTradeIreland “Project Exemplar” award, for the Company’s investigation of the pre-formulation properties of ST0702 and demonstration of clear benefits for later formulation of the drug. InterTradeIreland is the agency responsible for fostering cross border trade, investment and innovation North and South.
Solvotrin Therapeutics specialises in creating new patent protected drugs for the treatment of rare diseases in the areas of cardiovascular and cancer prevention and treatment. Tom O’Brien, of Solvotrin, with the support of the School of Pharmacy at Queens University Belfast, led the project to assist Solvotrin to select and develop the lead compound for its new cholesterol drug.