Prof Vincent O’Flaherty

Prof Vincent O’Flaherty

CSO & Co-Founder

Vincent is the Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer of GlasPort Bio and is the lead inventor of the technologies underpinning the company.

Vincent acts as the scientific lead for the Sustainability Pillar in the Dairy Processing Technology Centre, which works on behalf of Irish enterprises to develop the indigenous environmental technology sector. He has over 25 years of experience in the area of microbial bio film and ecology research and is an internationally recognized research leader in the field.

Over the course of his research, Vincent has published over 300 scientific communications, including 95 papers in leading international, peer-reviewed journals. He has also successfully and consistently secured research funding of €10.5 million from national and international programmes.

Vincent received his 1st class honours undergraduate degree, Bachelor of Science, Microbiology, and PhD from the National University of Ireland, Galway.


The greatest problem solvers

We are, after all, the greatest problem solvers to have ever existed on Earth. If working apart, we are a force powerful enough to destabilize our planet. Surely working together, we are powerful enough to save it.

Veteran British broadcaster and documentary maker David Attenborough.

The GasAbate innovation is disruptive

The [GasAbate] innovation is disruptive and would be a game-changing technology. The impact for the environment is significant and it would put Europe worldwide on the leading edge

European Commission, EIC Review panel

2019 Climate Action Summit

The climate emergency is a race we are losing, but it is a race we can win.

António Guterres - Remarks at 2019 Climate Action Summit

The strongest lever

Cutting methane is the strongest lever we have to slow climate change over the next 25 years

Inger Andersen, Executive Director of the United Nations Environmental Programme