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The statistics around Ireland’s pharma sector are impressive: nine of the world’s top 10 pharma companies have operations here; Ireland is the eighth largest producer and the fifth largest exporter of pharmaceuticals globally; 120 pharmaceutical companies have bases in this country; and 33 pharma and biopharma plants are FDA approved.
The international financial service industry in Ireland is growing; Irish astrophysicists can gain enormously if Ireland joins ESO; Katherine Fitzgerald receives St Patrick’s Day Science Medal; IT Carlow allies with China’s Shadong Academy of Sciences.
5 Reasons Why Semiconductor companies choose Ireland
International Financial Data Services (IFDS), a leading global provider of outsourced administration and technology solutions to the collective investment, retirement, insurance and platform markets, is recruiting for over 75 jobs in Ireland.
LEMANIK, the Luxembourg based asset manager, has opened a new office in Dublin. The office will be based in Fitzwilliam Street - servicing markets across the world.
U.S.-based testing company Prometric, which has invested more than €75 million in Ireland over 10 years of operation, was joined today by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton, TD, Minister for Business & Employment, Ged Nash TD, Dublin City University (DCU) and IDA Ireland (IDA) for joint announcements covering a three-year research partnership with DCU, valued at almost €1million and 40 new jobs for Dundalk. In all, Prometric will invest more than €3.5 million to expand its County Louth presence and partner with DCU. This project is supported by the Department of Jobs through IDA Ireland.
University of College Cork Professor Louise Kenny is looking at new ways to tackle complications during pregnancy to help keep mothers and babies healthy during the most critical times.
Over 1,150 overseas companies have chosen Ireland as their strategic location in Europe
Young coder Niamh Scanlon, aged 12, tells how she got on as a ‘Hackathon Hero’ at the recent Girls Hack Ireland event in Dublin City University (DCU).