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IDA Ireland
The monthly ezine from IDA Ireland
  Issue 74 Dec 2016
Ireland.  Right Place Right Time. Count on It!
INNOVATION NATION
UCD to lead €4m tech effort to tackle mental health issues
University College Dublin has been chosen from a number of EU states to lead a new €4m European network, which will aim to develop new technologies for the betterment of mental health services for young people.
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Irish researcher gets €8.8m to develop revolutionary inhaler
Irish researcher Prof Anne Marie Healy based in Trinity College Dublin has been awarded €8.8m to develop a brand new inhaler device, which will be used for the treatment of lung diseases, including cystic fibrosis and asthma.
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Irishman’s soft robotics exosuit wins major award
Irishman Conor Walsh’s soft robotics exosuit was among the stellar award winners at the recent international Rolex Awards, thanks to the creator’s continued philanthropic efforts to develop technology for the benefit of humanity.
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LATEST NEWS FROM IDA IRELAND
LinkedIn bringing 200 jobs to Dublin, upping headcount by 20pc
LinkedIn’s EMEA HQ in Dublin is here to stay if the company’s latest jobs announcement is anything to go by, with numbers soon swelling to 1,200 on site.
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West pharmaceuticals to create 100 new jobs in Dublin expansion
100 new jobs are to be added at West Pharmaceuticals in Dublin over the next five years following a 60,000 sq ft expansion.
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Irish Government and IDA Ireland welcome MetLife’s announcement for Galway
The leading financial services company MetLife is set to open a Global Technology Campus, which will create 200 jobs.
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DocuSign Opens Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence in Dublin
DocuSign announced the opening of the centre as part of its ongoing commitment to Europe and protecting its customers’ data and privacy.
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Ireland Recognised as International Leader in Marine Technology by The Maritime Alliance
The Maritime Alliance presented the Irish Marine Cluster with the International Maritime Partner Award last month at a San Diego summit.
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IN OTHER NEWS
Valitacell bags major InterTradeIreland prize
Dublin-based Valitacell, a start-up providing analytical support to the biopharma industry, has seen off stiff competition to land top prize at the InterTradeIreland Seedcorn competition worth the considerable sum of €100,000.
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Ludgate Digital Hub invests €45,000 in edutech start-up
The Ludgate Digital Hub in West Cork – the first rural hub of its kind in Ireland – is making one of its biggest investments so far, with €45,000 being made available to the online education start-up, Digedu once based in Dublin.
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In Other News
Ireland's economic and competitiveness update Q4
In the face of global economic and political uncertainty, Ireland remains a stable, competitive, secure pro-business economy. In Q4 2016, IDA Ireland’s client direct employment reached a new record level.
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AND FINALLY

OTHER IDA NEWS:


SAS unveils new office in Ireland

Storyful plans job growth as it opens new Dublin office
 
215 jobs announced in 9 High Growth IDA Ireland client companies


OTHER INNOVATION STORIES (powered by SR):

7 Irish students win big at global ‘junior Nobel Prize’ awards
 
Offaly is set to be home to a ‘treemendous’ ecological wonder
 
AMBER awarded advanced magnetics EU project worth €4.4m
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