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Qualtrics the world’s leading insight platform, today announced it will create a further 100 jobs in Ireland bringing the total number of employees at the company to 250 by the end of 2016.
Mr Li Keqiang, Premier of the People’s Republic of China, will visit Ireland on Sunday 17th May 2015 and Monday 18th May. The Premier will be accompanied by a number of Chinese Government Ministers as well as his wife Professor Cheng. Taoiseach Enda Kenny will meet with Premier Li in Ashford Castle later today to discuss opportunities to strengthen trade, investment and tourism links between Ireland and China.
Slack, a privately held software company headquartered in San Francisco, CA, has opened a European HQ in Dublin to meet the growing demand for its product. The company plans to hire 100 people in the next two years in customer support and account management roles for the European market.
Android app among DCU Innovation Award winners. Young digital creators show their skills at Eircom Junior Spiders. Start-ups to roll up and pitch for May PCH Hardware Hackathon.
Alexion Pharmaceuticals today announced plans to significantly expand its operations in Ireland by constructing the Company’s first ever biologics manufacturing facility outside the United States. This €450 million, four-year project, which will be constructed at Alexion’s College Park site in Blanchardstown, is expected to create approximately 200 additional full-time jobs on completion, which will bring Alexion’s total workforce in Ireland to almost 500 employees.
A major new campaign ‘World of Talent in Ireland’ was today launched by the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland and IDA Ireland. The campaign will initially target Ireland’s global graduate community, highlighting abroad the career opportunities that now exist in Ireland, with a view to attracting talent here.
The National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) is today holding its second ‘Careers in Biopharma’ job fair with 20 companies, recruiting for over 3,000 positions, from across the biopharma sector taking part.
Over 1,150 overseas companies have chosen Ireland as their strategic location in Europe
Bausch+ Lomb, a leading global eye health company, plans to invest €75M in extra manufacturing capacity at its Waterford facility.
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., one of the largest and fastest-growing biopharmaceutical companies in the United States, today announced it has hired its 150th employee for its Limerick facility, as it completes its first of a multi-year construction and development programme for the site.