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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.
IDA Ireland today welcomed the news that MetLife is expanding its Irish operations with the opening of a new Global Technology Campus in Galway to support its customers and technologists around the world.
DocuSign announced today the opening of its Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence in Dublin as part of its ongoing commitment to Europe and protecting its customers’ data and privacy. The Centre will be committed to conducting research into the latest cyberattacks and trends, while developing tools for the advanced detection of such threats.
The Irish Marine Cluster has been presented with the International Maritime Partner Award. Ireland was recognized by San Diego-based non-profit industry association The Maritime Alliance (TMA) at the annual Blue Tech & Blue Economy Summit in San Diego.
SAS, the global leader in analytics, is expanding its operations in Ireland with the opening of a new office at Le Touche House in the heart of Dublin’s International Financial Services Centre. It follows the announcement last year of plans to create 150 jobs over three years, equating to an investment of around €40 million. The move is part of a six-fold increase in its workforce and significantly reinforces SAS’ presence in the region. This project has been supported by the Department of Jobs through IDA Ireland.
The social media agency Storyful today announced plans for continued growth of its Dublin base at an official opening ceremony of its headquarters attended by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor and IDA Ireland CEO, Martin Shanahan.
Ireland consolidates its position as the no 1 location for early stage start- up companies setting up in Western Europe, today announcing the creation of 215 new jobs for Dublin and Waterford from 9 North American and European based high growth companies.
Artificial intelligence-based endpoint security software developer will offer 150 jobs over the next three years in Cork, Ireland
Hortonworks, Inc.® (NASDAQ:HDP), a leading innovator of open and connected data platforms, today announced the opening of a new, larger premises in Albert Quay, Cork, at an opening ceremony hosted by the Lord Mayor of Cork City and IDA Ireland. The inauguration comes just nine months after the company confirmed its plans to extend its global team, and create 50 jobs in Ireland.
WITH 50% of the Irish population now expected to make purchases online and 20% making cross-border purchases*, a new company tasked with resolving consumer disputes online today (Friday) announced plans to create 20 jobs in Dublin. NetNeutrals EU, an online dispute resolutions platform, will establish their European headquarters and Business Operations Centre in Dublin, creating 20 jobs in the next three years.
Wrike today announced the opening of the company’s new Dublin office that will support its ongoing expansion into Europe; one of Wrike's fastest growing markets with 30% year-over-year growth in EU customers.
ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced the opening of its new European data centre.
Casa Systems, Inc. (Casa), a worldwide leader in next-generation ultra- broadband access technology, announced today that it has established international operations in Limerick, creating 50+ new jobs over 3 years.
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company announced a €36 million ($40 million) investment in new equipment to expand its production of BD PosiFlush™ syringes and create up to 20 additional jobs in Drogheda.