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AT&T have signed an agreement with IDA Ireland and Dublin City Council to collaborate and exchange information about smart cities solutions.
Dublin is quickly building a reputation as Europe’s centre for (SaaS) companies looking to scale.
Microsoft today announced that it is to hire 600 people, significantly increasing its commitment to Ireland. Following the selection of Dublin as the location for one of four global Inside Sales Centres, 500 new roles have been created with immediate effect. The Company also announced that it is recruiting a further 100 people across its existing operations with opportunities in a broad range of roles with opportunities available in Operations, Engineering, Data Centre Management, Technical Solutions, Search Account Management and traditional customer sales.
Indeed, the world’s largest job site, today announced expansion plans for its Dublin-based headquarters for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), adding 500 new employees over the next two years.
BrowserStack, the industry-leading mobile and web testing platform, has operationalized its state-of-the-art real device Mobile Data Center in Dublin. The Minister also announced that BrowserStack will expand its Dublin operations and employ world class talent to lead the development of the next generation of mobile and web testing solutions. This expansion will create more than 40 roles within the next 24-36 months and recruitment is already underway.
NGINX, Inc., the engine delivering sites and applications for the modern web, today announced an expanded international presence and new headquarters for EMEA in Cork, Ireland. As substantially more organisations move to the cloud, containers, and microservices, NGINX continues to attract strong worldwide adoption and now powers more than half of the world’s busiest sites and applications.
Accenture announced plans to grow and deepen its presence in Ireland, drawing further upon the country’s globally-recognized diversity of talent and business leadership. Specifically, Accenture will hire more than 300 technology and design professionals in Ireland this year. This includes 100 new roles at The Dock, the company’s multi-disciplinary research and incubation hub, which was officially opened today.
Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, plans to invest €12.7M in a new project, committing to create up to 60 jobs in Waterford over four years.
Significantly bolstering animation production in Ireland, Mercury Filmworks, one of Canada's most prolific independent animation studios, has joined forces with acclaimed Kilkenny-based animation studio Cartoon Saloon to create an all-new 2D-focused animation studio in Ireland, Lighthouse Studios
3rd February 2017 – Minister for State, Eoghan Murphy TD today announced that Willis Towers Watson is to establish Asset Management Operations in Cork. Willis Towers Watson plans to create up to 40 roles in areas like asset management operations, service provider oversight, risk & data management, investor on-boarding, compliance, and accounting over the next few years. The company is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland.
Wexford, Ireland – February 3, 2017 – Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) officially opened a new site expansion at their state-of-the-art manufacturing and assembly facilities in Wexford, Ireland.
Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARLZ) (TSX: ARZ), a global specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced the opening of new offices in Dublin, Ireland. The company, which focuses on cardiovascular, pain and other specialty areas, plans to add more highly skilled jobs in Dublin by the end of 2017.
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD today welcomed the announcement by leading French asset management firm Tobam, that it has decided to set up operations in Dublin employing 20 people by the end of 2017. The Paris-based asset management firm was formed in 2005 by Yves Choueifaty and retains its status as an independent, employee-owned business.
Element Six, a world leader in synthetic diamond super-materials and member of The De Beers Group of Companies, has today announced the creation of a further 100 jobs at its Shannon facility as part of a €7million investment at the plant this year.
Craigavon based global contract pharmaceutical development and manufacturing organisation, Almac Group, has secured new premises in Dundalk, County Louth to support its ongoing global expansion plans in response to increased client demand.
Dublin, Tuesday 24th January 2017 - Leading global financial institutions, policy makers, entrepreneurs and innovators will participate today in the European Financial Forum (EFF) in Dublin Castle. The Forum, organised by IDA Ireland in association with the FT and IFS Ireland, which is to be opened by the Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D., is a European platform for top decision-makers and influencers in the public, private and regulatory fields of financial services to explore the disruptive forces that are shaping the financial sector into the future and discuss where opportunities lie.
IDA Ireland has had a series of investor meetings and a networking dinner at the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters, where over 3000 participants, from more than 100 countries have participated in the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017.
EVO Payments International, a leading card payment service provider operating throughout North America and Europe, has announced the creation of 50 new jobs and the opening of a new Irish headquarters as part of a €9.1 million investment in the Irish market.
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.
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.”
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.
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, today announced its plans to open a new research and development (R&D) Centre of Excellence in Limerick and bring 100 new jobs to the city.
MDO Management Company S.A., a privately held company based in Luxembourg, is to establish a branch in Dublin. MDO Management Company Ireland plans to create 30 roles in risk management, compliance, business development and administration over the next few years.
Acacia Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACIA), a leading provider of high-speed coherent optical interconnect products, today announced that it has established headquarters in Limerick, Ireland, for its Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific (EMEA-APAC) operations. The company anticipates that its EMEA-APAC headquarters will create thirty new jobs in Limerick.
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) is to invest €40m in a new facility at their Grange Castle site in Dublin. The investment by Takeda will expand their Grange Castle site’s existing footprint, with the construction of a new standalone high containment production facility dedicated to manufacturing its oncology product NINLARO™ for global markets. The investment will create approximately 40 new jobs.
IDA Ireland, Ireland’s foreign investment agency, has launched a new digital, print and TV advertising campaign promoting Ireland as a destination for investment.
LinkedIn announced the addition of 200 jobs in Dublin on the day its CEO, Jeff Weiner visited the company’s EMEA headquarters and met with An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD.
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, today announced the completion of a 60,000 square foot expansion at its contract manufacturing facility near Mulhuddart, County Dublin.