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Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor today welcomed the announcement today by InsideSales.com, the industry’s leading predictive sales acceleration platform powered by artificial intelligence (AI), that it is expanding into Ireland, showing its commitment to better serve InsideSales customers across its Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region and around the world.
As a commitment to position the company as a strong player in Ireland by leveraging the local talent pool, Tech Mahindra, a specialist in digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering, today opened a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Dublin. The Centre, to be operational in the first quarter of calendar year 2017 will be central to Tech Mahindra’s operations in the country and would focus on emerging technologies such as Robotics and Automation, Business Analytics, Cloud Infrastructure and Digital Services. The new centre would employ around 150 engineers over the next three years.
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD today welcomed the announcementd that Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AERI) has entered into a lease agreement with IDA Ireland to establish a new manufacturing plant in the recently constructed 2,650m2 IDA Advanced Technology Building in Athlone, Ireland.
AbbVie, Genomics Medicine Ireland and WuXi NextCODE have joined forces for a 15-year research partnership, investigating therapies for chronic diseases.
Martin Shanahan, CEO of IDA Ireland said: “On behalf of IDA Ireland, I would like to extend my sympathies to the family of Dr.TK Whitaker on the passing of their loved one.”
Over 1,150 overseas companies have chosen Ireland as their strategic location in Europe
Ireland appears to be making quite a name for itself abroad, having been placed fourth in Forbes’ annual Best Countries for Business, with Sweden taking first place.
Getting 2017 off to a good start, Ulster University has revealed that it has been awarded €23m in EU funding to develop three advanced research projects in the fields of life sciences and renewable energy.
The Irish Research Council’s full-year figures for 2016 detail funding allocated to researchers across the country.
IDA IRELAND, the Government agency responsible for attracting foreign direct investment, has today announced the highest level of employment in its client companies in its history. Total employment at overseas companies now stands at 199,877 people, the highest level on record.
2016 saw an increase in the number of women securing Science Foundation Ireland ‘Starting Investigator’ funding for research. Claire O’Connell reports.