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IDA Ireland
The monthly ezine from IDA Ireland
Issue 110 Dec 2019
 
WATCH VIDEO: Qualcomm Ireland in Cork
Qualcomm Ireland in Cork
 
INNOVATION NATION
Innovation Nation
28 Irish researchers among world’s elite scientists
A number of Ireland-based researchers can consider themselves the cream of the crop in 2019 following the publication of this year’s Web of Science Group list of 6,216 highly cited researchers from 60 different nations.
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Innovation Nation
‘Venus flytrap’ snaps pollutants from the air
Unlike the famous plant that lures insects into its mouth to catch and consume them, new Venus flytrap-like biosensors developed by scientists at Trinity College Dublin (TCD) are designed to trap something very different.
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Innovation Nation
Epic badger journeys shed light on bovine TB spread
While a protected species in Ireland, badgers can easily harbour and spread tuberculosis (TB), which can then spread to cattle. Each year, many cows are culled after picking up the disease, costing farmers millions of euro.
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THE COMPANY SPOT
The Company Spot
Aon Assessment Solutions – Making job applications easier
From humble beginnings in Loughrea, Co Galway, Aon Assessment Solutions has taken its job application assessment software global.
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LATEST NEWS FROM IDA IRELAND
FundRock celebrates the official opening of its Limerick office
FundRock celebrated the official opening of its office in Limerick, serving as an operational centre of excellence which complements the FundRock Group.
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WuXi
WuXi Biologics to hire 200 at Dundalk vaccine production facility
The €216m facility will be based at the newly established WuXi Biologics campus in Dundalk, Co Louth, bringing 200 additional jobs to the town over the next five years.
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Artesyn
50 new biotech jobs announced for Waterford alongside €1m investment
Artesyn Biosolutions is investing €1m in manufacturing and clean room facilities in Waterford, announcing a range of new positions.
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Latest IDA News
After 30 years in Ireland, Intel gets the green light for growth
As it marks its 30th anniversary in Ireland, Intel has received approval for a new fabrication facility in Leixlip, Co Kildare.
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IN OTHER NEWS
In Other News
EML Payments snaps up Irish fintech for £226m
Brisbane-based EML Payments has entered into a bidding agreement to acquire Prepaid Financial Services (PFS) for an up-front value of £226m and an earn-out of up to £55m, subject to meeting certain earnings targets.
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In Other News
Galway investigative intelligence firm Siren raises $10m
Investigative intelligence start-up Siren announced the closure of a $10m funding round including investment from DVI Equity Partners, a venture capital firm specialising in national security, enterprise software and AI.
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In Other News
Why Ireland for fintech and payments
As a committed member of the EU and with a strong, independent regulator willing to engage with interested parties, Ireland is one of the most desirable hubs for fintech and payments not only in Europe, but the world.  
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AND FINALLY

OTHER IDA NEWS:


Otter Products expands EMEA HQ on ‘Silicon Mall'

Eurofins celebrates official opening of global software engineering centre in Dublin

Travelport to invest in creating jobs through new inside sales centre in Dublin


OTHER INNOVATION STORIES (powered by SR):


SFI Awards reveal Ireland’s leading researchers for 2019

Oireachtas committee calls for immediate Irish CERN membership

Maynooth University to lead €21m project linking up tech for elderly care
 
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