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Mediterranean diet good for health?

    Mediterranean diet good for health?

Researchers at the APC Microbiome Institute in University College Cork and University of Naples Federico II have shown that a Mediterranean diet rich in fruit and vegetables is linked to

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INDUSTRY GIANT RECOGNISES SOLUTIONSPT FOR THIRD YEAR RUNNING

    INDUSTRY GIANT RECOGNISES SOLUTIONSPT FOR THIRD YEAR RUNNING

SolutionsPT named ACP’s International Partner of the Year ACP launches ThinManager 8  Industrial IT solutions provider, SolutionsPT has been honoured by industry giant, Automation Control Products (ACP). ACP is a

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Irish students come first in the world for their award winning LED lightbulb!

    Irish students come first in the world for their award winning LED lightbulb!

Clonakilty, Sacred Heart Secondary School students pick up top prize at international awards for their research into LED street lights – Friday 5th June, 2015 – Ellen Fitzgerald, Aoife Dolan

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Manufacturing growth speeds up again in May – PMI

The country’s manufacturing sector expanded at its quickest pace in three months in May to mark two years of non-stop growth as firms increased prices slightly to offset cost pressures.

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Ireland’s economy will benefit from greater use of indigenous clean energy

    Ireland’s economy will benefit from greater use of indigenous clean energy

Job benefits of bioenergy sector doubled if local resources used   Friday, 29th May 2015:  New reports published today by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) show that using

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MARSH & McLENNAN ANNOUNCES OPENING OF THE MARSH & McLENNAN INNOVATION CENTRE

    MARSH & McLENNAN ANNOUNCES OPENING OF THE MARSH & McLENNAN INNOVATION CENTRE

DUBLIN, May 28, 2015 — Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MMC) and IDA Ireland today announced the opening of the Marsh & McLennan Innovation Centre in Dublin, Ireland.  The

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LAN SERVICE A practical guide for SME by Richard Keegan and Eddie O’Kelly

    LAN SERVICE A practical guide for SME by Richard Keegan and Eddie O’Kelly

Great news! Richard Keegan and Eddie O’Kelly have published Lean Service.   Lean is about VALUE … the creation, delivery and retention of value.   In a service business, the

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Innovative Irish energy projects have delivered €1billion in energy savings in 12 years

    Innovative Irish energy projects have delivered €1billion in energy savings in 12 years

Sustainable Energy Awards 2015 Open For Ambitious Energy Projects Organisations from multinationals to SMEs & community organisations driving culture of change in energy efficiency   22nd May 2015 – Close

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Announcing the National Construction Summit 2015

    Announcing the National Construction Summit 2015

Taking Place in the RDS, Dublin on June 16th This major event will be jointly chaired by Tom Parlon, Director General of the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) and Tom Moloney,

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Mallinckrodt plc announces €45m Investment in Irela

    Mallinckrodt plc announces €45m Investment in Irela

DUBLIN, May 20, 2015 – Mallinckrodt plc, a leading global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced a €45million investment to expand its Dublin-based operations. A new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and office

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TelecityGroup Ireland appoints Desmond Butler as compliance manager

    TelecityGroup Ireland appoints Desmond Butler as compliance manager

Dublin, 19 May 2015 – TelecityGroup Ireland, a leading provider of premium carrier neutral data centres in Europe, has appointed Desmond Butler as compliance manager. Desmond is responsible for maintaining

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Renewable Energy Use Grew by 10% in 2014. Primary energy use fell while economy grew

    Renewable Energy Use Grew by 10% in 2014.  Primary energy use fell while economy grew

18th May, 2015 – Renewable energy use in Ireland increased by 10% in 2014 while consumption of fossil fuels fell 1.2%.  That is according to provisional energy data for 2014

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Dominic Carolan to take over as chief executive of Nibrt

    Dominic Carolan to take over as chief executive of Nibrt

The National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (Nibrt) said today that Dominic Carolan is to succeed Dr Reg Shaw as its CEO. Shaw has led the centre for the

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Milestone Year for Oakland International as New MD Announced

    Milestone Year for Oakland International as New MD Announced

In what will be a milestone year for the UK and Ireland supply chain specialists Oakland International, it has now been confirmed that Barry Davies is the company’s new Managing

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Abengoa Yield to buy four renewable energy assets from Abengoa

    Abengoa Yield to buy four renewable energy assets from Abengoa

Spanish company Abengoa has signed a €614m deal to sell 450MW of concentrating solar power (CSP) assets to its renewable yieldco vehicle company Abengoa Yield. Board of directors of both

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Amec to provide robotic system for ITER nuclear power project in France

    Amec to provide robotic system for ITER nuclear power project in France

The European Union’s agency Fusion For Energy (F4E) has selected Amec Foster Wheeler to provide neutral beam cell remote handling system for the international thermonuclear experimental reactor (ITER) fusion reactor

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Alexion Pharmaceuticals Announces €450 Million Expansion in Dublin – 200 New Jobs and 800 construction jobs to be created over four years

    Alexion Pharmaceuticals Announces €450 Million Expansion in Dublin – 200 New Jobs and 800 construction jobs to be created over four years

Alexion Pharmaceuticals today announced plans to significantly expand its operations in Ireland by constructing the Company’s first ever biologics manufacturing facility outside the United States. This €450 million, four-year project,

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Wind Prospect integrates 1GW utility-scale renewable energy assets in Europe

    Wind Prospect integrates 1GW utility-scale renewable energy assets in Europe

Australian Wind Prospect Group has created a new asset management platform, Wind Prospect Operations (WPO) with a portfolio of more than 1GW of independent, utility-scale renewable energy projects in Europe.

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Hungary confirms deal with Russia for setting up two 1,200MW units at Paks nuclear plant

    Hungary confirms deal with Russia for setting up two 1,200MW units at Paks nuclear plant

Russia’s state-run nuclear corporation Rosatom will set-up two reactors in Hungary at the Paks nuclear power plant (NPP). The Hungarian Government has confirmed the contract, which will involve units 5

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Vattenfall begins Kentish Flats Extension project in UK

    Vattenfall begins Kentish Flats Extension project in UK

Vattenfall has started construction of the Kentish Flats Extension, which is the only offshore wind farm being built in UK this year. Located off the Kent coast, the extension project

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‘World of Talent in Ireland’ campaign launched by IDA and American Chamber

    ‘World of Talent in Ireland’ campaign launched by IDA and American Chamber

A major new campaign ‘World of Talent in Ireland’ was today launched by the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland and IDA Ireland. The campaign will initially target Ireland’s global  graduate

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Irish water-powered engine SME wins €2.48m in EU funding

    Irish water-powered engine SME wins €2.48m in EU funding

Exergyn, an Irish SME, has been awarded €2.48m in EU funding to commercialise its Exergyn Drive engine, which turns waste hot water into electricity. The specially-designed engine has been created

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Bausch + Lomb is to invest €75M in Waterford adding 125 jobs

    Bausch + Lomb is to invest €75M in Waterford adding 125 jobs

150 construction jobs also to be created as part of investment supported by Dept of Jobs through IDA Ireland Waterford – April 29, 2015 –   The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise

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Dell creates 100 new jobs in Limerick to drive global digital transformation

    Dell creates 100 new jobs in Limerick to drive global digital transformation

Dell is to create 100 new highly-skilled engineering jobs at its Limerick operation to drive the company’s global digital transformation.

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FUJITSU Integrated System PRIMEFLEX Makes Life Even Easier for SAP Customers

    FUJITSU Integrated System PRIMEFLEX Makes Life   Even Easier for SAP Customers

–          Fujitsu continues to extend PRIMEFLEX line-up, the industry’s most-comprehensive Integrated Systems portfolio –          Two new dedicated solutions for SAP®

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Four Irish SMEs win funding to develop innovative communal electric vehicle charging solutions

    Four Irish SMEs win funding to develop innovative communal electric vehicle charging solutions

SEAI, Enterprise Ireland and ESB announce the winners of the first Small Business Innovation Research competition to receive up to

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SEAI’s Energy Show 2015 grows 20% on last year

    SEAI’s Energy Show 2015  grows 20% on last year

30th March 2015 – The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s (SEAI) annual business to business event, The Energy Show 2015,

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New QUBE aseptic workstation

    New QUBE aseptic workstation

The latest generation isolator, the Bioquell QUBE, a flexible aseptic workstation, is now up and running at NIBRT. From order

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Identity and data protection specialists will safeguard Irish businesses from emerging cyber-threats

    Identity and data protection specialists will safeguard Irish businesses from emerging cyber-threats

23rd March 2015 – Galway: IDT911™, a leader in identity theft and data risk management services, today announced its intention

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Agency to target new sectors and convergence opportunities driven by technology

    Agency to target new sectors and convergence opportunities driven by technology

(February 25 – 2015) IDA IRELAND, the government agency responsible for attracting inward investment, has announced ambitious targets to boost

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Horizon Pharma plc Celebrates Official Opening of New Global Corporate Headquarters in Dublin

    Horizon Pharma plc Celebrates Official Opening of New Global Corporate Headquarters in Dublin

Company plans to add sixty highly skilled jobs at Dublin facility over next three years. Horizon Pharma plc (NASDAQ:  HZNP),

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Apple to invest €1.7bn in renewable energy data centres in Ireland and Denmark

    Apple to invest €1.7bn in renewable energy data centres in Ireland and Denmark

Apple is to invest €1.7bn to build and operate two data centres in Europe that will be 100pc powered by

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Siemens commissions €100m test center for gas turbine burners in Germany

    Siemens commissions €100m test center for gas turbine burners in Germany

Siemens has initiated operations at its Clean Energy Center, which is located in Ludwigsfelde, Germany. Developing the new burner test

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Two IADT students making low phone battery a thing of the past with WattSpot

    Two IADT students making low phone battery a thing of the past with WattSpot

The innovative new phone charging service, WattSpot, is quickly making a name for itself as its services are spreading across

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€50m investment in Foynes port

    €50m investment in Foynes port

Work will begin this month on the first element of a major restructuring of the port of Foynes in Co

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€118m invested in energy upgrades maintain 2,400 jobs in 2014 Over 25,000 homes and buildings supported by SEAI managed schemes

Energy upgrades worth €118m saw 24,600 homes and 900 public and commercial buildings improved, and 2,400 jobs maintained through the

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Ireland to be fastest growing economy in Europe

    Ireland to be fastest growing economy in Europe

Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, today said that despite disappointing preliminary growth figures for the third quarter, the

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DPS Engineering to create 80 new jobs in 2015

    DPS Engineering to create 80 new jobs in 2015

The Irish engineering design and project management group has already increased its workforce by 50% in the past three years.

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Nearly 50pc of households with bin service can now dispose of organic waste – IWMA

    Nearly 50pc of households with bin service can now dispose of organic waste – IWMA

An additional 150,000 brown bins have been rolled out to households in Ireland in the past two years by member

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Dublin medical tech player secures CE mark for tinnitus device

    Dublin medical tech player secures CE mark for tinnitus device

University College Dublin (UCD) spinout Neuromod Devices has secured the CE mark of regulatory approval for its multi-sensory medical device

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Bausch + Lomb creating 50 jobs with €41m investment in Waterford facility

    Bausch + Lomb creating 50 jobs with €41m investment in Waterford facility

Bausch+ Lomb said today that it is planning to invest €41m (US$55m) in manufacturing capacity at its Waterford facility. The

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FORTRESS WIN 2014 INDUSTRY AWARD FOR COMPANY GROWTH

Fortress Technology (Europe), walked away with the prestigious “2014 Exceptional Sales /Company Growth Award” at this year’s Process and Packaging

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PRESS RELEASE – EXHIBITING AT EMBALLAGE – The capital place for innovation

Micvac participated at the SIAL exhibition in October in Paris, France. “We are very happy with the interest shown for

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Executive Briefing: Best Practices in Financial Performance Management – 27th November 2014

Join ProStrategy & IBM  at a ‘Best Practices in Financial Performance Management’ Executive Briefing.  Find out how IBM performance management

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Clear Label Leads Top 10 Trends for 2015 10 Food Trends Worth Watching

Duiven, The Netherlands — “From Clean to Clear Label” and “Convenience for Foodies” lead the Innova Market Insights food &

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DELIVERING WORLD-CLASS CHOCOLATES: Caffarel partners with Ammeraal Beltech

Caffarel, one of the world’s leading, long-established chocolatiers, is the creator of the delicious Piedmontese gianduiotto boat-shaped chocolate – a

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Molson Coors turns beer green with lightweight innovation

Juggling sustainability with customer expectations is a daily balancing act for brewery firms like Molson Coors. The solution it would

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PRESS RELEASE – NEW MICVAC LINE IN JAPAN

Fujicco – Bästa Deli Fujicco Co. Ltd., one of the leading food producers in Japan, launched products with the Micvac method

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HPP Tolling opens Republic of Ireland’s first High Pressure Processing (HPP) central treatment facility in the National Food Park in Dublin

    HPP Tolling opens Republic of Ireland’s first High Pressure Processing (HPP) central treatment facility in the National Food Park in Dublin

Irish food processors gain convenient access to HPP technology resulting in longer shelf life for products. Food processors in Ireland

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Meyn introduces the new standard in breast deboning: the Rapid Plus breast deboner M3.0

One of today’s market requirements is the need for high flexibility in end products. With the fast changing market demands, this

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Innotaste celebrates ten successful years as a service-oriented distribution partner

Krefeld, Germany, October 2014 – Since the end of 2004, innotaste GmbH has been firmly established as a distributor of

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HERZA Schokolade at Gulfood Manufacturing 2014 Chocolate pieces enrich bakery products, muesli and ice cream

Norderstedt, October 2014 – HERZA Schokolade, a specialist in the art of chocolate making for over 90 years, is one

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Beverages with natural ingredients and great taste for a well balanced and healthy nutrition

WILD at Brau Beviale 2014 WILD’s presence at this year’s Brau Beviale is entirely dedicated to tasteful and natural ingredients.

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SIDEL MODULOMOULD AND PACKAGING DESIGN EXPERTISE HELPS AWARD WINNING AFRICAN BEVERAGE PRODUCER

The benefits of Sidel’s Modulomould™ swappable mould insert system, along with the company’s packaging design expertise, have both been demonstrated

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The contract manufacturer SternMaid America gets started in Chicago

With its new production plant, the contract manufacturer SternMaid is expanding in America. The sister company of the German SternMaid,

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Stern-Wywiol Gruppe: New ingredients for inexpensive implementation of attractive product ideas

  Hamburg, October 2014 – At Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai from 9-11 November, six companies from the Stern-Wywiol Gruppe will

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Belcolade launches Vietnam 73 New Origins chocolate with a unique and differentiating taste

Groot-Bijgaarden – Vietnam 73 is the new Origins chocolate by Belcolade, the Real Belgian Chocolate from Puratos. This 73% dark

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Arla Foods Ingredients leads calls for collaborative industry effort on food aid

Arla Foods Ingredients has highlighted the need for a global industry push to ensure dairy ingredients are included as an

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