Jan Mottlau

NIRAS in Ireland

We deliver process design and engineering projects of the highest standards to companies in the Pharma & Life Sciences sector. With a proven track record and a focus on delivering customised solutions, you can depend on our innovative and hands-on approach with a strict focus on sustainability.

NIRAS offers a full suite of engineering and process design services for companies within the pharma and life science sectors. No matter what size your project, or what your strategic goals may be, our team of seasoned professionals can offer their experience and expertise across several key service categories.

Specialist life science engineering and process design services

As a specialist pharma and life science engineering partner, we understand the challenges and issues facing clients in this dynamic cluster of sectors.

From regulatory restrictions and compliance concerns, we know our customers are under pressure to ensure their products are developed and manufactured to very specific standards. And when you add in the pressure for accelerated speed-to-market and the importance of precise scheduling, it is easy to see why companies in the industry prefer an engineering partner with a complete knowledge of the landscape.

Innovation on both a micro and macro level, is part of everyday life in the industry.  We reflect this thinking and culture by providing a suite of very agile engineering and design services. In turn, this has helped us develop a rock-solid reputation as specialist with a proven track record in the industry.

Advisors to world leading manufacturers

We advise some of the largest manufacturers in the world on optimisation of the value chain, adaption of capacity needs and cGxP compliance, thereby strengthening our customers' competitive position in the market.

Our interdisciplinary and agile approach to the solutions integrates functionality, design and economy with long-term development.

Our services cover the whole spectrum of tasks from “no impact” to “direct impact” projects. We act amenably with a strict focus on our clients’ needs.

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Join our team of industry experts and help us deliver excellent projects and sustainable solutions.

  • Challenging projects

  • Committed to sustainable progress

  • Global opportunities

GMP competencies

Our GMP competencies are based on a solid base of references as well as a series of specialists who have many years of experience from the pharmaceutical sector. Our level of expertise ranges from generalists to highly estimated experts.

Projects are being carried out in close cooperation between GMP specialists and experts within process equipment and supply systems, process ventilation and design of production facilities, including design of cleanrooms.

The task of qualification and validation form a natural and parallel part of all projects with impact on the final product. NIRAS is also recognized for its ample knowledge of the food and beverage industry which inspires us to find new, innovative and effective solutions

Optimizing internal quality systems

NIRAS assists in the process of creating and optimizing the internal quality systems of pharmaceutical manufacturers.

The systems are made in such a manner that they are in compliance with the applicable regulatory requirements, and additionally they are customized to the requirements and needs of the respective manufacturers.

Energy Consulting and SDGs

In NIRAS, we emphasize pursuing the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in targeted manner. On one hand, we have a series of tools that focus on relevant objectives, on the other hand we solve our tasks with a focus on finding optimal solutions.

In addition, we combine our experience within GMP production with our specialists within energy consulting and management.


NIRAS Ireland work within these sectors of the Pharma & Life Science industries:

  • Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMPS)
  • Biopharma
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Animal Health
  • Medical Technology
  • Semiconductors & Data Centres
  • Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIS)


Offices in Ireland

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Ruth Foran

Ruth Foran

Market Director

Dublin, Ireland

+353 87 102 6688

Niall Corrigan

Niall Corrigan


Castlebar, Ireland

00353 87 1675979