Five of the top 10 companies on Forbes’ list of The World’s Most Innovative Companies have Irish operations. This underlines Ireland’s success in attracting cutting-edge FDI investment across a range of sectors. Learn how these sectors have evolved in Ireland and their ambitions for the future.
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Ireland has undertaken a significant programme of investment in communications and technology infrastructure, third-level institution linkages, property developments and transportation networks to drive the growth of industry hot spots throughout Ireland. Existing clusters in Medical Technology, Financial Services, Pharmaceuticals and Internet, amongst others, are already thriving as a result.
Increasing numbers of High Growth companies are locating in Ireland to scale up and internationalise their operations. The exciting commercial and creative mix on offer, together with a business-friendly environment and speed to market are key motivating factors.
The likes of IBM, PayPal and Ericsson have been based in Ireland for many years, and are among the many companies who have continued to invest in Ireland. This highlights how Ireland not only attracts multinationals, but helps them continue to expand their operations and move up the value chain. Find out more about some of the key high-value activities in Ireland.
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Announcement comes as company creates 100 New Jobs in Carrick On Shannon
IDA IRELAND notes today’s decision by Government to sign up to the political agreement at the OECD on a new tax framework.
Sendoso, the leading and category creating ‘sending platform’, has today announced the creation of 100 jobs at their European headquarters, which will be based in Dublin.
Global materials company Trinseo announces expansion into Ireland with opening of new office at Sir John Rogerson’s Quay
Increasing production capacity for veterinary monoclonal antibodies to support the ongoing commercial demand and pipeline of future veterinary mAbs
Global audio and video technology powerhouse chooses City of the Tribes as EMEA Centre of Excellence
Investment earmarked for new technology capabilities and jobs growth
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, has created 60 new jobs in Dublin as part of establishing a new global finance shared service model here.
The new shared service model centralises West’s key finance activities in Dublin and Exton, Pennsylvania, to drive efficiency and support increasing company growth. The new center in Dublin includes various accounting and finance activities and will create greater scale and value for West’s global business and operations. West now employs over a thousand team members across Ireland, including its manufacturing facilities in Waterford and Dublin.
Expansion to Significantly Increase Integer’s Presence and Capabilities in Galway;
Signifies Continued Growth and Commitment to Integer’s Customers
Tánaiste & Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar TD and IDA Ireland today welcomed the announcement by global pharmaceutical and biotechnology company AstraZeneca that it is to invest $360M in a new manufacturing facility in Ireland, creating 100 jobs.
Tánaiste & Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar TD and IDA Ireland today welcomed the announcement by Stripe that it is to add hundreds of new engineering jobs in Ireland over the next three years, supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland.
Global powerhouse plans to grow headcount from 225 to 275 employees at European HQ over the next three years
Amazon today announced plans to open its first fulfilment centre in the Republic of Ireland, creating 500 new permanent jobs to help meet customer demand. The state-of-the-art fulfilment centre, which will open spring 2022, will provide faster delivery for customers across Ireland seven days a week, including one-day delivery on hundreds of thousands of items.
Three-day trade mission to neighbouring export markets supports accelerated export-led recovery for Irish business
95 Enterprise Ireland clients have established a new market presence in the UK, France and Germany over the last year
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