Invest in Mid West

Invest in Mid West

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Invest in Mid West
Track Record

Track Record

Large ICT companies, such as Dell, Analog Devices and Intel, have a long history of development in the region. Along with iconic Life Sciences companies like Cook Medical, Edwards, Johnson & Johnson, Regeneron, Stryker, Zimmer. These are joined by a host of Financial Services companies; Northern Trust, Fiserv, FundRock, Axiom SL and the next wave of companies like WP Engine, Uber and Jaguar Land Rover.


Collaboration with the University of Limerick’s research capabilities has seen clusters of expertise develop in both the ICT and Life Sciences sectors. This has developed key centres of knowledge in Advanced Manufacturing, Sales and Customer Support, Sub Supply Chain and Logistics, and Advanced Research and Development activities.


Multinational companies in the Mid West are spoilt for choice when it comes to accessing highly qualified graduates. There are three universities and three Institutes of Technology within the Mid West, providing a student cohort of around 70,000, which results in approximately 21,000 graduates every year. Directly located within the region, University of Limerick and Technological University of the Shannon provide strong research and development linkages. The National Research Institutes of Excellence, including Lero (Software), the Bernal Institute and CONFIRM (advanced manufacturing) are also located in the region.



The Mid West Region offers a wealth of arts, entertainment, restaurants and museums. A short drive from City living opens a world of beautiful scenery, a rugged Atlantic coast with cultural and historical treasures, and sporting activities including world-class surfing, hiking, cycling and some of the best links golf courses in the world, including Adare Manor.  The location is well serviced by road and rail and Shannon International Airport, with full US customs pre clearance, is just 25 minutes from Limerick City, providing regular daily flights to the US, UK and Europe.

Contact the Mid West Office

  • Will Corcoran

    Will Corcoran

    Regional Business Development Manager

    IDA Ireland
    Roselawn House
    National Technology Park
    Tel: + 353 061 200513
    Fax: + 353 061 200399

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