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The monthly ezine from IDA Ireland
Issue 75 January 2017
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INNOVATION NATION
Innovation Nation
IRC awarded €30m to researchers in 2016
The Irish Research Council’s full-year figures for 2016 detail funding allocated to researchers across the country. In total, in 2016, the Irish Research Council granted a total sum of €30m in funding to 373 new researchers.
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Innovation Nation
15-year genomics research alliance formed in Ireland
AbbVie, Genomics Medicine Ireland and WuXi NextCODE have joined forces to commit considerable resources to a 15-year research partnership, focused on investigating a number of therapies for chronic diseases.
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Innovation Nation
Ulster University bags €23m in EU funding
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 for wide-scale mass renewable energy storage devices.
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LATEST NEWS FROM IDA IRELAND
Latest IDA News
Overseas companies employ nearly 200,000 people in Ireland
IDA Ireland has released its end-of-year report for 2016 revealing nearly 200,000 people employed by client overseas companies.
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IDA Ireland News
Aerie Pharmaceuticals is to create 50 new jobs in Athlone
50 jobs are to be created in Athlone by Aerie Pharmaceuticals following a lease agreement with IDA Ireland to establish a new manufacturing plant.
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IDA Ireland News
IDA Ireland issues statement on the passing of Dr TK Whitaker
TK Whitaker, the civil servant that bravely drew up a daring plan to break Ireland free from decades of economic isolation, has passed away.
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IN OTHER NEWS
In Other News
€2.2m scheme to digitise 26,000 Irish citizens launched
Ireland’s Communications Minister Denis Naughten, TD, has awarded €2.2m to 15 community and not-for-profit organisations with the aim of digitising Irish people by providing basic digital skills training to 26,000 citizens.
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Latest IDA News
Ireland places 4th in Best Countries for Business list
Ireland appears to be making quite a name for itself abroad, having been placed fourth in Forbes’ annual Best Countries for Business, beating countries like the UK and the US, with Sweden coming in first place.
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In Other News
IDA Ireland Performance Highlights for 2016
With 2016 now at an end, the figures show IDA Ireland client companies are employing a record number of nearly 200,000 people in Ireland. This means that 2016 was the second year in a row to show record growth.
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AND FINALLY

OTHER IDA NEWS:


Limerick lands 100 new tech R&D jobs at medtech giant BD

MDO Management Company to establish a branch in Dublin creating 30 jobs

Acacia Communications Establishes EMEA-APAC Headquarters in Limerick

OTHER INNOVATION STORIES (powered by SR):

Cork broadband player Nova plans a ‘Munster’ 2,000pc expansion in Ireland

Vizlegal sparkles and Glissed glistens at NDRC Investor Day

Women secured more than half of SFI ‘Starting Investigator’ grants in 2016
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