Ireland is on its way to becoming a major hub for the Green Economy. Abundant wind resources, ambitious decarbonisation plans, supportive government policies, talent availability, a thriving research and development environment, financial incentives and opportunities for collaboration are all contributing to the growing success across this sector.
Sustainability is a major component of IDA Ireland’s corporate strategy ‘Driving Recovery and Sustainable Growth 2021-2024’. IDA Ireland is actively supporting its client base to achieve ambitious sustainability goals. IDA Ireland is also pursuing sustainability across its own operations, specifically across its office and property portfolios. In terms of attracting investment, IDA Ireland is also placing a key focus on winning FDI from the world’s leading companies across all areas of the Green Economy.
With the highest wave energy resource in Europe, Ireland has an estimated generation capacity of 60GW (a fifth of Europe’s total resource). Companies, including Ocean Energy, Wavebob and Hydam, are already developing and testing wave energy prototypes at dedicated test sites around Ireland.
Public funding is available to build up research capabilities, skills, institutions and infrastructure in key Clean Tech areas. The Irish government also provides incentives for businesses to adopt new energy efficient, renewable energy and waste management technologies.
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Ireland is the leading destination for pharmaceutical activity, 85+ biopharmaceutical companies call Ireland home, Ireland is the third largest exporter of pharmaceuticals globally and 50 FDA-approved manufacturing plants are located here.
Ireland is a global centre for servicing the insurance
industry with local expertise across the full range of
sub-sectors including Life, Non-Life, Specialty Insurance,
Reinsurance and Captive Insurance.
Ireland has a sophisticated fintech & payments ecosystem with
a deep pool of local expertise available. Many of the world’s leading
companies have a significant presence in Ireland, with activity spread
right across the sector including; Online Payments & Processing,
Digital Banking, Cross Border Payments, Payment Gateways,
Insurtech, Regtech and Blockchain.
Ireland has developed a global banking
reputation and is a recognised location for front,
middle and support activities, including operations
Everything you need to know about investing in Ireland in 2019 including information on economy, talent, tax, commercial property and more.
ALPS Electric (Ireland) Limited celebrated its 30th Anniversary at its facility in Millstreet, Co. Cork.
ALPS Electric (Ireland) Limited was founded in Millstreet Town, County Cork in 1988 as a manufacturing base of ALPS Customers in Europe. Today ALPS Electric (Ireland) Limited employs over 700 people in Millstreet Town. The Facility has 56,000 square feet of world class manufacturing space and including SMT, moulding, decorative parts painting and lasering marking capabilities.
IDA Ireland today welcomes Bank of America confirmation that it has chosen Dublin as the preferred location for its principal EU legal entities following the UK’s departure from the EU.
IDA Ireland today welcomed the announcement by Citi that Dublin has been chosen as one of a number of European locations for expansion as part of its Brexit response.
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