Janssen Pharmaceutical Sciences – Little, Island, Cork

Janssen is a member of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Family of Companies.  J&J is a manufacturer of healthcare products, as well as a provider of related services for the consumer, pharmaceutical and medical devices and diagnostics markets. Johnson &  Johnson Family of Companies have more than 265 operating companies in more than 60 countries employing approximately 126,500 people.


Janssen Pharmaceuticals Sciences UC has also been operating in Cork since 1981.

Janssen Pharmaceuticals Sciences UC is manufacturing bulk active pharmaceutical ingredients in Little Island that are sold throughout the world to other Janssen and third-party companies where they are further processed into tablets, creams or injectable dosage forms.

Janssen Sciences Ireland UC, established in Ringaskiddy in 2005, develops and produces innovative cancer treatments and biomedicines that treat immune related diseases. Janssen is a global leader in the field of biomedicines, in particular pioneering monoclonal antibody technology, a cutting-edge approach to producing medicines that have launched a new generation of products to treat immune related diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and plaque psoriasis.

Janssen Sciences Ireland is a Global Centre of Excellence for Clinical Drug Substance and Drug Product Release and Stability Management. Its manufacturing and operational excellence has been recognised through the receipt of ‘Industry 4.0 Light-house’ designation by the World Economic Forum.

You can find an overview of Jansen in Cork at following link https://youtu.be/0_MSPo1v12o


We will visit the Little Island site and get a sense of not only the current operation but also how this site has evolved and operated as part of the Jansen Supply Network over 40 years.  The topics addressed include, operating in a global supply network, the role of Global Planning (with real-time links to operations in The Netherland and Belgium) and J&J Campus Ireland Sustainability Programme.

Schedule: Wednesday, July 13th
9.00Departure from 1 Lapp’s Quay (conference venue), Cork city centre
9.30 to 12.00On-Site visit
12.30Arrive back in Cork city centre