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IDA Ireland
The monthly ezine from IDA Ireland
Issue 86 Dec 2017
 
Yapstone invests further in Drogheda 2017
 
INNOVATION NATION
Collagen implant could help brain repair Parkinson’s disease
Implant could help brain repair Parkinson’s disease
A team from NUI Galway has made a substantial breakthrough in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease using a new collagen brain matrix that dramatically increases the survival of transplanted cells in a patient.
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New report says AI will boost Ireland’s GDP by €48bn by 2030
AI will boost Ireland’s GDP by €48bn by 2030
Artificial intelligence (AI) is forecast to boost Irish GDP by 11.6pc or the equivalent of an extra €48bn, according to new research. But this depends on employers putting Ireland at the forefront of the AI revolution.
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New report says AI will boost Ireland’s GDP by €48bn by 2030
NUI Galway to lead €5m project to turn waste into fuel
NUI Galway aims to turn our waste into potentially vital biofuels, making Ireland more energy self-efficient.With Ireland’s target of 16pc renewable energy generation by 2020 in mind, microbial life could make up the difference.
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LATEST NEWS FROM IDA IRELAND
US fintech giant Equifax to create 150 new jobs in Dublin
SANNE reveals plans to grow its presence in Dublin by up to 100 staff
Given this new development it is expected SANNE’s Irish operation will continue to grow in size and mean a focus on new recruitment from within Dublin.
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US fintech giant Equifax to create 150 new jobs in Dublin
US fintech giant Equifax to create 150 new jobs in Dublin
One of America’s biggest fintech players, Equifax, is to establish 150 new jobs at its Dublin IT centre, just a year after opening the facility.
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UK pharmaceuticals company Wasdell announces 300 new positions in Dundalk
UK pharmaceuticals company Wasdell announces 300 new positions in Dundalk
The Wasdell Group, a pharmaceuticals company headquartered in Swindon, UK, will hire 300 over the next five years in Dundalk, Co Louth.
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Md7 to hire 40 in bid to expand European HQ in Dublin
Md7 to hire 40 in bid to expand European HQ in Dublin
Md7, a full-service cell site development and real-estate services company for the telecoms industry, will create 40 new positions at its European HQ in Dublin 7.
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IN OTHER NEWS
Applications open for €50,000 security accelerator in Cork
Applications open for €50,000 security accelerator in Cork
CorkBIC and its partners announced the launch of Ireland’s first International Security Accelerator, which will offer a €50,000 investment to teams in the wider security industry projected to be worth $119.9bn dollars by 2021.
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Irish tech firms raised €317m in VC funding in Q3 2017
Irish tech firms raised €317m in VC funding in Q3 2017
Tech firms in Ireland raised €317m in venture capital (VC) funding in the third quarter of 2017, bringing the total raised in the first nine months of the year to €817m, while funding in the first nine months is up by 11pc compared with 2016.
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US West Coast FDI in Ireland (Infographic)
US West Coast FDI in Ireland (infographic)
Ireland has a growing list of US west coast connections with 190 companies employing more than 36,000 people in Ireland for over 40 years. These include many of the biggest biotech and medtech companies in the world.
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AND FINALLY

OTHER IDA NEWS:


Two leading British marine liabilities insurers set up new EU Subsidiaries in Dublin

YapStone announces 200 jobs at international headquarters in Drogheda
 
CarGurus expands European headquarters in Dublin

OTHER INNOVATION STORIES (powered by SR):

TCD reveals care home robot helper of the future


Mary Mulvihill Award for science journalism seeks curious communicators

Four Irish girls contend for European Digital Girl of the Year titles
 
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