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New Huntington's disease treatment shows early promise, three Irish students score big at major chemistry showcase and NUI Galway to lead €3m worth of fresh research projects.
IDA Ireland has today confirmed significant investments in the financial services sector in the first half of 2017. Over 15 global financial institutions have announced their intentions to set up or expand their operations in Ireland since January.
Bausch + Lomb, a leading global eye health company, today announced that Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD and Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, officially opened a €85 million extension at the company’s Waterford, Ireland facility to help meet the consumer demand of its contact lens portfolio, specifically Biotrue® ONEday daily disposable contact lenses.
Limerick Institute of Technology has received planning permission to construct a major new campus at Coonagh.
31st July 2017 - Synexa Life Sciences, a global leader in biomarker services, has announced the opening of its international headquarters in Dublin. The new centre will be home to Synexa’s global business development activities and a new Bioinformatics Lab, and is expected to create up to 30 highly skilled jobs over the next five years.
Over 1,150 overseas companies have chosen Ireland as their strategic location in Europe
Dublin mobile tech firm close to clinching new investment and creating more jobs.
Official opening of a new expansion at BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. in Shanbally, Co Cork. BioMarin has recently extended its site footprint to 20 acres as the company continues to experience a rise in the global demand for its therapies to treat rare genetic diseases that mostly affect children.
The assumption that Ireland stands to gain an easy windfall in jobs and investments from the UK’s decision to exit the EU is a foolish one, warned IDA Ireland CEO Martin Shanahan.
21st July 2017 - IDA Ireland today welcomes Bank of America confirmation that it has chosen Dublin as the preferred location for its principal EU legal entities following the UK’s departure from the EU. Bank of America celebrates 50 years of operation next year in Ireland and Dublin is the home of more of its employees than any other European city outside of the UK. The decision was confirmed by Brian Moynihan, Chairman and CEO of Bank of America today at a meeting with An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD and IDA Ireland CEO Martin Shanahan.
IDA Ireland today welcomed the announcement by Citi that Dublin has been chosen as one of a number of European locations for expansion as part of its Brexit response.