UCC is rated second in the world for probiotic research!

UCC is bustling with lively cultures in more ways than one! From the many diverse cultures we proudly host at UCC to the plenitude of culture that exists outside our front door in Cork – and it doesn’t end there. There is one other lively culture within UCC that’s proving to be a sure benefit to its host.

According to Thomas Reuters Science Watch, University College Cork ranks number two in the world for probiotic research! The report is based on publications from researchers in Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre (APC) which is based at UCC and funded by Scientific Foundation Ireland. UCC was also rated on its overall citations of APC research over the past 10 years. Of those publications four UCC professors were ranked within the top 20 out of more than 15,000 authors globally. To view the full report click here

The global probiotic industry is at its primary stage but analyst’s project it will be worth billions within less than 5 years! In terms of boosting economy and performing on a global stage, Ireland can only benefit. Hence, let’s keep ALL of our cultures in and around UCC alive and well!

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