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11-10-2019
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As Brexit approaches, uncertainty continues to surround the potential exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union.  While there are far reaching implications,  taxes and trading systems are just two considerations that will impact American chip and system engineers and their employers. The situation is complex and becomes more challenging as each day passes.  Strong trade bonds tie Europe and the US -  data from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative shows that the EU/US bilateral trade flow is the biggest in the world, far bigger than that between the US and China. In 2018, the U.S. imported $683.9 billion of EU goods compared with $557.9 imported from China. U.S. exports reached $574.5 billion to Europe while only $179.2 billion was imported to China. Trade with the UK is significant, the U.S. accounted for 19% of U.K. exports and 11% of imports. 

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How Will Brexit Impact U.S. Hardware Companies?

As Brexit approaches, uncertainty continues to surround the potential exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union.  While there are far reaching implications,  taxes and trading systems are just two considerations that will impact American chip and system engineers and their employers. The situation is complex and becomes more challenging as each day passes.  Strong trade bonds tie Europe and the US -  data from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative shows that the EU/US bilateral trade flow is the biggest in the world, far bigger than that between the US and China. In 2018, the U.S. imported $683.9 billion of EU goods compared with $557.9 imported from China. U.S. exports reached $574.5 billion to Europe while only $179.2 billion was imported to China. Trade with the UK is significant, the U.S. accounted for 19% of U.K. exports and 11% of imports. 

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30-09-2019
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For two and a half days, between May 24-26, Girls in Tech Dublin put together the first women in tech hackathon in Ireland! Hacking for Humanity was a monumental and historic moment for women. 

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Girls in Tech Dublin delivers the first women-in-tech hackathon in Ireland!

For two and a half days, between May 24-26, Girls in Tech Dublin put together the first women in tech hackathon in Ireland! Hacking for Humanity was a monumental and historic moment for women. 

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20-08-2019
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Entries for the 2019 Invest in Ireland Awards are now open 

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Elevate your profile: Invest in Ireland Awards 2019

Entries for the 2019 Invest in Ireland Awards are now open 

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18-07-2019
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In the restaurant business, technology is fast becoming key to delivering superior service for customers, and this has propelled Boston-based Toast to revenue growth of 148 per cent during 2018.

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Toast raises a glass to growth in Ireland

In the restaurant business, technology is fast becoming key to delivering superior service for customers, and this has propelled Boston-based Toast to revenue growth of 148 per cent during 2018.

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17-07-2019
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Every company that wants to grow will reach a point where it needs to expand into new markets. Doing it right means setting up operations closer to those customers.
 
It’s a big step, but it’s one that many others have taken before. For this blog, we spoke to senior leaders at leading tech companies that expanded into Ireland. They shared their advice on getting a fast and frictionless start, with five practical tips for others planning to grow their business internationally.

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Five tips for rapid international business expansion

Every company that wants to grow will reach a point where it needs to expand into new markets. Doing it right means setting up operations closer to those customers.
 
It’s a big step, but it’s one that many others have taken before. For this blog, we spoke to senior leaders at leading tech companies that expanded into Ireland. They shared their advice on getting a fast and frictionless start, with five practical tips for others planning to grow their business internationally.

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26-06-2019
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Many American biopharma companies already have operations in Europe and this region with its population of 550 million people can provide some advantages over exclusively domestic CGT programs for various reasons. 

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Preparing for the Coming Revolution of Personalized Medicine Through CGT

Many American biopharma companies already have operations in Europe and this region with its population of 550 million people can provide some advantages over exclusively domestic CGT programs for various reasons. 

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26-06-2019
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How can U.S. enterprise security professionals learn from their Irish colleagues to fill cybersecurity roles?

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How to Meet the Growing Demand for Cybersecurity Professionals

How can U.S. enterprise security professionals learn from their Irish colleagues to fill cybersecurity roles?

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15-05-2019
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In late May, Ireland will become a hive of blockchain activity. Over seven days, events will bring together entrepreneurs, developers, corporate leaders, regulators and government services for a series of talks, workshops, networking opportunities, a hackathon, culminating in a meeting of the ISO TC307 group that will discuss standards around the emerging technology.

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Here’s how Ireland is contributing to blockchain’s breakthrough

In late May, Ireland will become a hive of blockchain activity. Over seven days, events will bring together entrepreneurs, developers, corporate leaders, regulators and government services for a series of talks, workshops, networking opportunities, a hackathon, culminating in a meeting of the ISO TC307 group that will discuss standards around the emerging technology.

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08-04-2019
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Trust is a bedrock attribute when it comes to the food supply. Consumers want to know that the provenance and safety of their food can be assured, which has opened the door in the agricultural world to the heralded, 21st-century technology of blockchain. Initially created to enable cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, this distributed ledger software technology has been embraced by the financial services industry as well as in other safety-conscious arenas such as healthcare, insurance and more.

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Ireland Becomes an International Laboratory for Innovative Blockchain Projects in Ag-Tech

Trust is a bedrock attribute when it comes to the food supply. Consumers want to know that the provenance and safety of their food can be assured, which has opened the door in the agricultural world to the heralded, 21st-century technology of blockchain. Initially created to enable cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, this distributed ledger software technology has been embraced by the financial services industry as well as in other safety-conscious arenas such as healthcare, insurance and more.

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06-03-2019
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Even by the hyper-growth standards of the technology industry, Park Place Technologies stands out for its rapid recent rise. Last year, the company had its sixth successive ranking on the Inc. 5000 list of the USA’s fastest-growing private companies. In the past 18 months, it closed 10 acquisitions spanning Latin America, Asia and Europe.

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In a good Place

Even by the hyper-growth standards of the technology industry, Park Place Technologies stands out for its rapid recent rise. Last year, the company had its sixth successive ranking on the Inc. 5000 list of the USA’s fastest-growing private companies. In the past 18 months, it closed 10 acquisitions spanning Latin America, Asia and Europe.

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08-02-2019

The U.S. healthcare industry, while expanding rapidly, is also saddled with challenges including spiraling patient care costs, growing R&D expenditure, the ongoing struggle of finding well-trained workers and – the bane of the massive healthcare IT sector – the increasing demand for privacy given all the information now being gathered electronically. Underpinning this situation is the expanding role that technology is playing in improving patient outcomes and overall efficiency, which means rapid demand for not just innovative solutions but the tech-savvy personnel needed to create and operate them.

How U.S. Companies Can Benefit from Ireland's Healthcare Industry Ecosystem

The U.S. healthcare industry, while expanding rapidly, is also saddled with challenges including spiraling patient care costs, growing R&D expenditure, the ongoing struggle of finding well-trained workers and – the bane of the massive healthcare IT sector – the increasing demand for privacy given all the information now being gathered electronically. Underpinning this situation is the expanding role that technology is playing in improving patient outcomes and overall efficiency, which means rapid demand for not just innovative solutions but the tech-savvy personnel needed to create and operate them.

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03-01-2019
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The mission of IDA Ireland has been constant, since its foundation by the government of the day in 1949—to promote the growth and development of industry in Ireland. In the early years of the Irish Republic, the economy was inward-looking, with high tariffs on imported goods, a strategic focus on indigenous industry and limited export trade.

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Marking 70 years of IDA Ireland

The mission of IDA Ireland has been constant, since its foundation by the government of the day in 1949—to promote the growth and development of industry in Ireland. In the early years of the Irish Republic, the economy was inward-looking, with high tariffs on imported goods, a strategic focus on indigenous industry and limited export trade.

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21-11-2018
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What’s happening in Sligo right now proves that it’s possible to achieve work-life balance without compromising on a career. That’s what more than 320 people discovered on the journey there by train from Connolly Station Dublin to a careers fair dubbed ‘Tech on the Wild Atlantic Way’.

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Sligo’s secret ingredient to gaining work-life balance

What’s happening in Sligo right now proves that it’s possible to achieve work-life balance without compromising on a career. That’s what more than 320 people discovered on the journey there by train from Connolly Station Dublin to a careers fair dubbed ‘Tech on the Wild Atlantic Way’.

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01-11-2018
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ILC Dover, a global leader in flexible containment solutions for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry today announced it is expanding its Irish production footprint by opening a location in Blarney, County Cork, Ireland creating up to 70 jobs over two years.

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ILC Dover to Open New Production Facility in Cork creating 70 Jobs

ILC Dover, a global leader in flexible containment solutions for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry today announced it is expanding its Irish production footprint by opening a location in Blarney, County Cork, Ireland creating up to 70 jobs over two years.

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25-10-2018
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Biotechnology company Regeneron had two reasons to be cheerful after the inaugural Invest in Ireland Awards in October. The company came away with the Grand Prix and also won the ‘Excellence in Regional Investment’ category. The recognition follows five years of expansion in Ireland since the company first announced its presence here in 2013.
 

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Invest in Ireland awards reflect rapid growth at Regeneron in Limerick

Biotechnology company Regeneron had two reasons to be cheerful after the inaugural Invest in Ireland Awards in October. The company came away with the Grand Prix and also won the ‘Excellence in Regional Investment’ category. The recognition follows five years of expansion in Ireland since the company first announced its presence here in 2013.
 

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25-10-2018

The impending exit of the UK from the European Union has set off deep ripples that are being felt in many directions. With less than 6 months to go until Brexit; it’s looking like it could mean potential disruption for US Tech  companies doing business in the EU in 2019.  Despite the current Brexit anxiety and changing political situation, US firms still need to craft a game plan for whatever the relationship between the EU and UK will look like in 2019 and beyond. With that in mind, here are some key issues to consider for U.S. companies that are worried about their European business in 2019.

How Could Brexit Impact U.S. Technology Companies in 2019?

The impending exit of the UK from the European Union has set off deep ripples that are being felt in many directions. With less than 6 months to go until Brexit; it’s looking like it could mean potential disruption for US Tech  companies doing business in the EU in 2019.  Despite the current Brexit anxiety and changing political situation, US firms still need to craft a game plan for whatever the relationship between the EU and UK will look like in 2019 and beyond. With that in mind, here are some key issues to consider for U.S. companies that are worried about their European business in 2019.

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25-10-2018

The 29th of March next year is a critical date for U.S. biotech companies because business as usual disappears in Europe as a result of Brexit. Long a favored location for manufacturing and selling pharmaceuticals and devices across Europe, the United Kingdom will no longer be part of the EU and so free trade across Europe will change.  American firms with UK operations should have already devised a post-Brexit strategy and begun implementing it given the fact that the changeover is just a few months away.

Strategies for Managing the Impact of Brexit for U.S. Biotech Companies

The 29th of March next year is a critical date for U.S. biotech companies because business as usual disappears in Europe as a result of Brexit. Long a favored location for manufacturing and selling pharmaceuticals and devices across Europe, the United Kingdom will no longer be part of the EU and so free trade across Europe will change.  American firms with UK operations should have already devised a post-Brexit strategy and begun implementing it given the fact that the changeover is just a few months away.

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23-10-2018
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The Invest in Ireland Awards took place last week at a gala ceremony in the Mansion House in Dublin. The inaugural event honoured some of the most prominent names in Ireland’s foreign direct investment sector.

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First ever ‘Invest in Ireland Award’ winners revealed at ceremony in Dublin

The Invest in Ireland Awards took place last week at a gala ceremony in the Mansion House in Dublin. The inaugural event honoured some of the most prominent names in Ireland’s foreign direct investment sector.

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01-10-2018
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Ireland can become a haven for remote networking, attracting high-value labour to all parts of the country while easing demand on high-cost housing and rents in major cities. That was the call from the inaugural Grow Remote conference for remote and smart working, which was held in Tralee last week.

 

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Grow Remote 2018: enabling smart work could add to Ireland’s appeal

Ireland can become a haven for remote networking, attracting high-value labour to all parts of the country while easing demand on high-cost housing and rents in major cities. That was the call from the inaugural Grow Remote conference for remote and smart working, which was held in Tralee last week.

 

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14-09-2018
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For more than half a century, Ireland has successfully attracted foreign direct investment projects that have made a significant contribution to our economic development. By themselves, multinationals contribute 66 per cent of national exports. But the story is so much richer than that.

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Celebrating Foreign Direct Investment

For more than half a century, Ireland has successfully attracted foreign direct investment projects that have made a significant contribution to our economic development. By themselves, multinationals contribute 66 per cent of national exports. But the story is so much richer than that.

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