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IDA Ireland
The monthly ezine from IDA Ireland
Issue 111 January 2020
 
WATCH VIDEO: IDA Ireland achieves all target set in its 'Winning-Foreign Direct Investment 2015-2019' Strategy
IDA Ireland achieves all target set in its 'Winning-Foreign Direct Investment 2015-2019' Strategy
 
INNOVATION NATION
Conor McGinn named in Innovators Under 35 Europe list
Conor McGinn named in Innovators Under 35 Europe list
The list recognises entrepreneurs from different countries who are developing new technologies to help solve the problems that affect modern society. McGinn and his team developed Stevie, a socially assistive robot.
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Cork teacher names exoplanet and star after mythical dogs
Cork teacher names exoplanet and star after mythical dogs
Irish folklore has gone interstellar after a Cork teacher was given the chance to name an exoplanet and its parent star after Bran and Tuiren. More than 360,000 proposals for names were received from 110 countries.
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Irish Research Council Researcher of 2019 revealed
Irish Research Council Researcher of 2019 revealed
The Irish Research Council held its Researcher of the Year awards for 2019 last month to commend the very best of the council’s awardees and alumni working in academia, industry, civic society and the public sector.
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THE COMPANY SPOT
OptibeltOptibelt Urethane Belting – The Letterkenny site really going places
Optibelt Urethane Belting – The Letterkenny site really going places
Optibelt Urethane Belting products can be found in the inner workings of some of the world’s leading power transmission and industrial machinery brands.
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LATEST NEWS FROM IDA IRELAND
Employment in multinationals in Ireland hits a record high
Employment in multinationals in Ireland hits a record high
IDA Ireland is preparing its next five-year plan following a period of successes for foreign direct investment in Ireland.
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Sod turned on new IDA advance technology building in Monaghan
Sod turned on new IDA advance technology building in Monaghan
The new building, which will be constructed at the IDA Business and Technology Park, will comprise of high-tech manufacturing and office space over two floors.
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Tech solutions company Horizon8 to bring 50 new jobs to Cork
Tech solutions company Horizon8 to bring 50 new jobs to Cork
The company has opened its European headquarters in Cork, announcing plans to hire engineers, developers and business consultants.
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IN OTHER NEWS
Waterford's Kollect raises €1.76m in Swedish IPO
Waterford's Kollect raises €1.76m in Swedish IPO
The Waterford-based start-up, which offers an on-demand service for rubbish collection, has raised €1.76m in its IPO, which the company decided to launch instead of seeking funding through more traditional start-up methods.
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Waterford's Kollect raises €1.76m in Swedish IPO
N26 plans Irish investment after major milestone
Mobile bank N26 grew its Irish customer base by more than 152pc in 2019, and has plans for some major investments next year. N26 arrived in Ireland in 2017, a year after it became fully licensed by the European Central Bank.
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In Other NewsWhy Ireland for fintech and payments
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:


Servier celebrates 30 Years of manufacturing in Arklow

OneLogin opens its new Dublin office and creates 30 new roles

Enterprise blockchain in Ireland


OTHER INNOVATION STORIES (powered by SR):

NCAD and Tympany Medical consortium awarded €3.2m grant

Six Ireland-based researchers bag €12m in European funding

Dáire Keogh confirmed as next DCU president
 
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