Pioneering new treatments
for Osteoarthritis.

Who We Are

We are a highly innovative life sciences company based in the West of Ireland. 
At Relevium Medical, our core focus is the development of novel, hydrogel-based therapeutics for first-in-class pain relief. Relevium Medical combines expertise in chemistry, engineering, and cutting edge medical science to pioneer radical solutions meeting the needs of pain patients. The patented Hydrobloc-01 bio-therapeutic has been developed by the company to specifically treat patients with pain from knee osteoarthritis. This award-winning technology has already resulted in €1.35 million in direct funding from National and European sources to facilitate development.
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Our Mission

Relevium Medical’s mission is to improve the quality of life for people living with osteoarthritis by developing highly innovative treatments that provide superior pain relief and keep people active for longer.


Osteoarthritis pain is routinely described as Europe’s largest hidden disability, affecting over 80 million European and US citizens. The most common form of OA affects the knee joint, representing 40% of cases (32 million).

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Commonly Affected Joints:

Our Current Target

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Knee Osteoarthritis

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Knee osteoarthritis (Knee OA) is a painful, debilitating, and progressive condition without long-lasting, effective treatment options. In Knee OA progressive degradation and destruction of the bone and cartilage in the joint results in pain, stiffness, and loss of mobility. 

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Leading cause of disability worldwide 

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Our Product

Hydrobloc-01 is a patent protected novel bio-therapeutic for the treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis. It provides long lasting and effective pain relief, which is superior to competitor products.


Development to Date

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Our Team

Dr. Alison Liddy

CEO & Founder

  • PhD in Biochemical Engineering.
  • 18 years of industry experience.
  • Raised over €10 million in funding to date.

Mr. Damien Kelly


  • Former CFO Mylan Pharmaceuticals
  • 25 years of commercial experience.
  • Successfully grown businesses to valuations of over €1 Billion.

Dr. Barry McDermott


  • PhD in Biomedical Engineering.
  • Uniquely qualified as a veterinary surgeon, research pharmacist and engineer.
  • 20 years of Pharmaceutical and MedTech experience.

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