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LIT President Congratulates Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur Sharon Cunningham

- Sharon’s award winning business Shorla Pharma is based at Questum Enterprise Acceleration Centre, in LIT’s Clonmel Campus

President of LIT Prof Vincent Cunnane has paid tribute to Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur, Sharon Cunningham, who this weekend secured the coveted title and investment fund of €40,000 for her company Shorla Pharma.

The health care company founded by Ms Cunningham with business partner Orlaith Ryan, is based at the Questum Enterprise Acceleration Centre, in LIT’s Clonmel Campus.

Congratulating Ms Cunningham on her success Prof Cunnane said

“It is great to see another All Ireland title coming to Tipperary - this time Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur. We are very proud of Sharon and her co-founder Orlaith, and the progress they are making with Shorla Pharma. We are delighted to be able to celebrate and support such an innovative team at LIT’s Questum Acceleration Centre.”

Questum’s Entrepreneur in Residence, Tom Brennan added,

“Questum is a great place for innovative companies like Shorla Pharma to start and launch, and we are so proud and delighted for them on their recent achievements. This is a company that focuses on improving existing treatments for children’s and women’s cancers making them more user friendly. Their work is significantly improving cancer patients treatment experience by pushing the edges of innovation. Shorla Pharma is an innovative and hard working team and we look forward to continuing our support for them here at Questum.”


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