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Boston Scientific Galway has officially opened a new facility at its Ballybrit site. The expansion facilitates increased capacity to support global product demand and also includes an industry-leading Equipment Technology Centre. The new facility is at the site of the former Digital building and the company is investing €60M in this phase of development, with over 250 people expected to be based in the new facility by the end of 2019. Boston Scientific Galway has a workforce of over 3,700 people covering all aspects of product design & manufacturing exporting more than four million life saving medical devices each year.
IDA Ireland, the inward investment agency of the Irish Government has today reported a very strong first half of 2019 with 13,500 jobs approved – up 19% on the same time period last year.
LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional social network, has marked the milestone of growing its Irish membership to two million people by announcing that it is creating 800 new jobs which will bring its headcount at its Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) HQ in Wilton Place in Dublin to 2,000 people by summer next year. The expansion is a result of ongoing growth of its business.
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, celebrated its 50th anniversary of manufacturing in its Dún Laoghaire plant.
The celebration was led by Minister of State for Higher Education and Dún Laoghaire TD, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, and senior leaders from BD and IDA Ireland. Opened in 1969, the site is central to the company’s global pen needle manufacturing operations, with more than 5 billion needles manufactured annually in Dún Laoghaire.
Stryker today announced that it is to invest over €200m in Research, Development and Innovation (RD&I) projects at three of its five Cork facilities as it continues its vigorous innovation journey to deliver next generation products and services across its Medical Surgical, Orthopaedics and Neurotechnology and Spine offerings.
Wix.com Ltd. (NASDAQ: WIX), a leading cloud-based web development platform, has added a Customer Support Centre in Dublin, Ireland to further enhance its global support infrastructure and international footprint.
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.
Opus Fund Services today announced the official launch of its European fund administration business based in Dublin, Ireland. This follows a comprehensive application process resulting in authorisation by the Central Bank of Ireland under the Investment Intermediaries Act.
Launched in 2006, the Opus proprietary based technology offering continues to gain rapid traction. To date it has focused on the US market, adding 183 new funds across 133 new clients in 2018 alone.
DCU’s Debbie O’Reilly was named the winner of Researchfest 2019 for her work in trying to find possible cures for prostate cancer using common drugs.
Solo travellers make up most of those going through Dublin Airport, and this prize-winning concept might make their journeys a bit easier.
A sample of an illustrated children’s book profiling some of Ireland’s greatest scientists has won this year’s Mary Mulvihill Award.
Move by Cork internet of things company to save the bees and increase global crop production.
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.
The Irish Research Council has selected five Irish-based researchers to represent the nation at a meeting of Nobel Prize winners.
Dundalk plant aims to become the world’s largest single-use biologics manufacturing facility.
New fund from Fountain Healthcare Partners will target European and US life sciences start-ups in areas such as pharma, biotech and medical devices.
Deem, a leading mobile and cloud software technology provider, today announced that it will create 50 highly skilled jobs at a new European Innovation Centre in Dublin. Deem’s expansion into Europe is part of a bold growth strategy that will see the company doubling its workforce around the world, including at its headquarters in San Francisco.
IDA Ireland today welcomed the news that Ireland ranks 7th (from 12th)of the 63 countries benchmarked in the 2019 IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook.
QAD Inc. (Nasdaq: QADA) (Nasdaq: QADB), a leading provider of flexible, cloud-based enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies announced today that it will expand its operations in Ireland and expects to create up to 40 new jobs between its Limerick and Dublin offices over the next three years, bringing the total number employed by QAD in Ireland to over 140. The development is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland.
Allstate Sales Group Inc. (ASG), a provider of turnkey engineering and construction services to the telecommunications industry today announced it is to establish software development and CAD support centres in Ireland, at locations in Waterford and Sligo, creating 200 new jobs over the three years. It is the company’s first operations outside the US.
IDA IRELAND has launched a new report detailing the extent to which 5,000 jobs in the Customer Experience (Cx) sector in Ireland will be affected by technological and generational forces over the coming years.
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