irish lab awards innovation of the year shortlist 2020

Chemishield Shortlisted in The Irish Laboratory Awards

What a way to finish off January – we have been shortlisted for another award! Thanks to the Irish Laboratory Awards for shortlisting Chemishield in their Innovation of the Year category.
We’re honoured to be up against such big names in the Irish Life Sciences Industry and look forward to celebrating on the night with all nominees. Chemishield CEO and Founder Kevin Walsh had this to say […]

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Varun Jain covers his first experiences of working in Ireland since starting his Chemishield intership

The Interns Strike Back – Varun’s Living The Dream

It’s hard to believe that I have been a Software Engineer Intern at Chemishield for a month already! Time flies, and it feels like I was here for an interview just yesterday. My joy knew no bounds when I was offered an Internship at Chemishield. It was like a dream come true since I always wanted to work with Cloud technologies and I couldn’t ask for a better company than Chemishield. […]

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Chemishield Shortlisted in Waterford Business Awards

We have big news! Aphex, the company behind Chemishield have been shortlisted in the Waterford Chamber & Dungarvan & West Waterford Chamber Waterford Business Awards in the Entrepreneur of the Year category! Listen out for Chemishield CEO Kevin Walsh’s interview with WLR FM on Monday February 17th 2020 where he speaks about the ups and […]

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applied computing internship

The Interns Strike Back – Ciarán Goes Ham

With two new interns from WIT starting their placement with us, we thought what a great way to get an insider insight into the Chemishield way. Meet Ciarán and Varun, every month we’ll be posting their monthly round-up of the highs and lows of Chemishield intern life – no tea making or coffee fetching to […]

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hiring good employees, firing bad employees

Diary of an Entrepreneur – Hiring and Firing

What makes a good employee and what makes a bad employee, and what turns a good employee into a bad employee? There are numerous factors in what determines a good employee and a bad one. Ultimately the buck stops with the employer. If the employer cannot provide a work space or environment so that their staff can do their job in as easy a manner as possible […]

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Client Testimonial – Eirgen (An Opko Health Company)

EirGen Pharma (An Opko Health Company) recently installed Chemishield in their labs as part of a commercial trial with Aphex – Engineering Pharma Excellence. Our slick solution automated the chemical waste disposal process and provided QC personnel with a greater degree of confidence when disposing of chemical waste. Not only does Chemishield enhance safety, but […]

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Diary of an Entrepreneur – Money, Money, Money

Who doesn’t like free money. Is money really free though? In my experiences over the course of the past two odd years I can say that it ‘kind of is’. Ok, well what do I mean about that?
Let’s look at how we were able to utilize ‘free money’. Innovation Vouchers, a 5K voucher from Enterprise Ireland (EI) that can provide an injection into an aspect of the business you are wishing to grow […]

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‘Tis The Season of Process

Bedding down processes that facilitates the growth of Chemishield, supports the system and helps to grow our team is a real priority. Commercially, developing our sales process is vital as we bring on board new team members and help them to grow into their roles fast. We’re seeking to mitigate against a steep learning curve by developing our very own playbook […[

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Diary of an Entrepreneur – Bono Syndrome

So, after been hassled and pushed towards blogging by our Sales & Marketing Executive, Rebecca Burke, (thanks Becky!) I’ve decided to write a candid monthly entrepreneurial account encompassing everything from establishing a business, right through to running it, and the high and lows. My hope is that we can enhance our online brand, drive more […]

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Chemishield develops chemical waste disposal software for big pharma

Trialling, Connecting and When David Met Goliath!

Welcome to my latest edition of the Chemishield blog, it’s been a busy few months for the team here with finalising development and release of Chemishield Pro (the online version of the software) to project managing our global pilot trial with a Pharma Industry leader and not forgetting the successful outcomes from our commercial trial with near neighbours in Waterford, Eirgen Pharma (Opko Health) […]

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