Esmeralda Herrero BSc. PhD


Esmeralda Herrero graduated from University College Dublin (UCD) with a BSc in Pharmacology and completed a PhD in Microbiology in University College Dublin. Her research investigated bacterial proteases and their role in prion decontamination and was filed into a UK patent in 2015. Following her PhD, Esmeralda worked for a year as research and development scientist for a novel biotech company before her role as scientific officer in virology in airmid healthgroup.

Esmeralda has over 5 years research experience in mammalian cell culture, molecular biology, bacterial culturing, infectious assays, protein purification, protein biochemistry and laboratory management


Tristan Russell BSc. PhD


Tristan graduated from the University of Leeds with a BSc in Microbiology. During his degree, Tristan completed a one-year internship at a pharmaceutical company where he gained experience of working in an industrial laboratory. Tristan moved to Ireland in 2014 after choosing to study for a PhD at University College Dublin. The PhD research used molecular biology techniques to study infectious disease, specifically host-virus interactions. Tristan recently graduated from his PhD and joined the virology team at airmid healthgroup in the spring of 2019.  


Kevin Ellison


Kevin is in his third year at DCU where he has been studying Genetics and Cell biology. He is working in the Environmental Chambers under the supervision of Jake Behan.


Substantiating health claims through Scientific Research & Certification

ASHRAE-52.2-modifiedOur test duct rig system (ASHRAE 52.2 modified) attached to a a large ASTM type chamber allows for the assessment of either in-duct or in sequence product performance

As a world leading biomedical research facility we differentiate you from your competitors.

No matter what your product or service life-cycle stage, we have the expertise to add market driven innovation, specifically through:

  • Paper Based Evaluations
  • Laboratory Testing
  • Contract Research
  • Environmental Test Chambers
  • Field Studies


Our multi-disciplinary team which includes medical specialists and scientists with expertise in mycology, virology, bacteriology, allergy and immunology deliver data of impeccable quality. Further, we interpret results with regards to their likely impact on the indoor environment and people's health.


Consumer Products & Services

  • Accelerate innovation cycles and reduce R&D costs
  • Faster time to market for prototypes
  • Reputational issues, insurance and risk

Indoor Environments

  • Environmental data capture for health-related parameters
  • Health related environmental trials and field studies
  • Epidemiology studies including bio-monitoring and exposure assessments


Our large environmental chambers and state of the art analytical technology measure multiple parameters related to indoor air quality

  • Indoor air pollutants
  • Bio aerosols
  • Particulates
  • Toxins
  • Allergens

Our clients often describe us as a specialised extension to their own research capabilities. We capture, store and manage your data and most importantly convert it into value.