Joe P Dowling – R&D Director, Bausch + Lomb, Waterford

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    Joe Dowling has worked for Bausch + Lomb for over 20 years in a range of engineering and R&D roles. He leads the R&D activities on the Waterford site consisting of approximately 45 scientists, engineers and technicians. Prior to Bausch + Lomb, he worked in Loctite (now Henkel), Dublin.

    Joe has a B.Sc. & Ph.D. in Chemistry from University College Dublin and Management qualifications from the Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania), Trinity College Dublin and the ACCA.

    He has been involved in many voluntary organisations and is currently a Director of the Waterford & Suir Valley Heritage Railway.



    Title: Bausch + Lomb Ireland – An R&D Case Study

    Synopsis: An overview of the history of Bausch + Lomb Ireland R&D activities and the requirements which were met to develop the Biotrue ONEday range of daily disposable contact lenses.


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