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IDA Ireland
The monthly ezine from IDA Ireland
Issue 104 June 2019
 
Watch Video: Ireland, the beating heart of Europe
Ireland, the beating heart of Europe
 
INNOVATION NATION
Innovation Nation
Researcher trying to find cancer cures in medicine cabinets
DCU’s Debbie O’Reilly was named the winner of Researchfest 2019 for trying to find possible cures for prostate cancer using common drugs. The competition asks researchers to sum up their work in just three minutes.
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Innovation Nation
Irish quantum computing prodigy wins big at ISEF
Irish secondary school student Adam Kelly will rub shoulders with Nobel dignitaries after being named one of the world’s brightest young students at ISEF 2019. Kelly will now get to attend the Nobel Prize ceremonies in December.
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Innovation Nation
5 scientists to represent Ireland at Nobel prize meeting
The Irish Research Council has selected five Irish-based researchers to represent the nation at a meeting of Nobel Prize winners. The 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting is an annual conference taking place from 30 June to 5 July 2019.
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LATEST NEWS FROM IDA IRELAND
Latest IDA News
US travel tech firm Deem announces plans to create 50 jobs in Dublin
Travel tech provider Deem is to create 50 highly skilled tech jobs at its new European innovation centre in Dublin.
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Latest IDA News
IDA welcomes higher ranking of Ireland in 2019 IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook
IDA Ireland welcomed news that Ireland ranked 7th of the 63 countries benchmarked in the 2019 IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook.
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Latest IDA News
Allstate Sales Group announces 200 jobs for Sligo and Waterford
Allstate Sales Group has announced plans to hire 200 people across Sligo and Waterford in its first operation outside the US.
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Latest IDA News
Leading software solutions provider QAD to expand operations in Ireland
QAD, a leading provider of cloud-based enterprise software will expand its operations in Ireland to create 40 new jobs in Limerick and Dublin.
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Latest IDA News
IDA Ireland launches new report on customer experience sector in Ireland
IDA Ireland has launched a report detailing the extent to which 5,000 jobs in the customer experience sector in Ireland will change over the coming years.
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Latest IDA News
Cyber Ireland cluster to make Ireland a global cybersecurity powerhouse 
The Irish cybersecurity cluster, Cyber Ireland, launched after engagement with more than 90 companies, 15 academic organisations and 13 Government agencies.
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Latest IDA News
Regtech specialist Rimes opens new office in Cork
The company has already created 10 highly skilled and specialised roles since the office was opened and will focus on data operations and client services. 
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Latest IDA News
Pfizer Ringaskiddy celebrates 50 years in Ireland
Ringaskiddy was the first location of Pfizer in Ireland. From an initial investment of €10m in 1969, its total investment in Ireland now stands at €8bn.
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Latest IDA News
Senator George Mitchell formally launches DLA Piper’s Ireland office
Chairman Emeritus of DLA Piper Senator George Mitchell officially launched the Irish office of the global law firm.
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IN OTHER NEWS
In Other News
Construction begins on €325m WuXi Biologics plant
Work has begun on the impressive, new €325m start-of-the-art WuXi Biologics facility in Dundalk which, at 48,000 sq m in size, is set to become the world’s largest single-use biologics manufacturing facility.
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In Other News
Fountain Healthcare raises €118m for life sciences start-ups
Fountain Healthcare will invest a majority of the capital in Fund III within Europe but expects to also make investments in the US market. Fund III is expected to make 10 to 12 investments in predominantly private life sciences companies.
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In Other News
A timeline celebrating 70 years of IDA Ireland
2019 marks a special year for IDA Ireland as 70 years ago, the agency was founded. Now it can state that it has more than 229,000 people employed by its clients and spend approximately €19.2bn the Irish economy in payroll. 
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AND FINALLY

OTHER IDA NEWS:


Finance player TD Securities to open new Dublin office

Introducing Reddit Dublin!

JRI America to create 100 jobs at technology centre in Tralee


OTHER INNOVATION STORIES (powered by SR):

Children’s storybook of Irish scientists wins €2,000 Mary Mulvihill Award

ApisProtect and Inmarsat develop early warning system to save the bees

Could this idea revolutionise the solo travel experience at airports?
 
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