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Deloitte to Open Blockchain Lab in Dublin

    Deloitte to Open Blockchain Lab in Dublin

Professional services firm Deloitte opened its EMEA blockchain lab at Whitaker Court in Dublin’s “Silicon Docks” district on Monday. The bespoke-designed lab builds on Deloitte’s global fintech and innovation practice

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InsideSales to Open Ireland Offices, Creating More Than 120 Jobs

    InsideSales to Open Ireland Offices, Creating More Than 120 Jobs

Predictive sales acceleration platform InsideSales is expanding into Ireland, the company announced on Wednesday. InsideSales also announced a new growth equity round of investment that included the participation of the

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CPS Showcases “CoboPal” Robot

    CPS Showcases “CoboPal” Robot

CPS is an automation company that are operating out of Tuam, Co Galway for over 20 years. They have developed to become one of the leading manufacturers in the design

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Nostra Unveils New Facility, Announces 50 New Jobs

    Nostra Unveils New Facility, Announces 50 New Jobs

Lucan-based ICT comapny, Nostra, an independent, announced 50 new jobs on Wednesday. The company was established by Laois natives, Kevin and Barry O’Loughlin along with Gary Byrne and Senan Finucane

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Ergo Re:Thinks Managed Print and So Should You

    Ergo Re:Thinks Managed Print and So Should You

As Ireland’s leading cloud and managed services provider, Ergo excels in matching technology to business needs and has been helping organisations achieve their strategic goals for more than 23 years.

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€34.5 Million in Funding Announced for the Technology Transfer Strengthening Initiative

    €34.5 Million in Funding Announced for the Technology Transfer Strengthening Initiative

Enterprise Ireland reported on Tuesday that the third phase of its Technology Transfer Strengthening Initiative (TTSI), which serves to bolster the capability within the knowledge transfer system in Ireland, will

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Aerie Pharmaceuticals to Establish Athlone Manufacturing Plant

    Aerie Pharmaceuticals to Establish Athlone Manufacturing Plant

Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced on Monday that they have entered into a lease agreement with IDA Ireland to establish a new manufacturing plant in the recently-constructed 2,650 square meter IDA

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GDPR Seminar to be Held in Dublin

    GDPR Seminar to be Held in Dublin

Following the success of their Belfast seminar ‘Will GDPR drive your security strategy in 2017?’  IBM and Ward Solutions will co-host a similar event on Friday, February 10 in the

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Contax to Exhibit Robots at National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference

    Contax to Exhibit Robots at National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference

Contax Production Automation Ltd. will be showing showing a Yamaha orbital scara robot, the fastest, most robust and accurate of its kind on the market, capable of transferring payloads up

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Industry 4.0 finds increasing application in production

    Industry 4.0 finds increasing application in production

Digitalisation is the key to networked, flexible production of the future. The implementation of Industry 4.0 is an ongoing process that involves challenges, but also offers great potential for the

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Omni Digital Microscope & Measurement System

    Omni Digital Microscope & Measurement System

The Omni is an integrated full HD (1080p) digital microscope and measurement system that operates without a PC. Omni’s custom platform incorporates a highly configurable and upgradeable set of inspection

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Pure Telecom Increases Customer Base by 25%

    Pure Telecom Increases Customer Base by 25%

Pure Telecom surpassed the 40,000 customer mark, after adding more than 10,000 new customers in 2016, the company announced on Thursday. The Irish-owned telecoms provider now has 42,500 customers and

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Lean Changeover in Biopharm Facilities: Using a Data Driven Paperless System

    Lean Changeover in Biopharm Facilities: Using a Data Driven Paperless System

The trend in Biopharmaceutical manufacturing is shifting away from large, single-product facilities to smaller-scale, flexible, multiproduct facilities. This in turn is leading to greater equipment changeover efforts between campaigns/batches and

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Cyber Criminals Predicted to Change Tactics in 2017

    Cyber Criminals Predicted to Change Tactics in 2017

Cyber criminals will change their tactics in 2017 to exploit growing fears of brand damage and escalating fines, according to Ward Solutions, which announced its 2017 cyber security predictions on

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Applications Sought to Suspend Import Duties

    Applications Sought to Suspend Import Duties

Manufacturers importing from outside the EU were asked to apply for a scheme that allows for tariffs to be dropped on raw materials, components and intermediate products that cannot be

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Social Media Use by Irish Enterprises Second-Highest in the EU

    Social Media Use by Irish Enterprises Second-Highest in the EU

Ireland were recorded as the second-highest users of social media by enterprises in 2016, according to a report released by the CSO on Tuesday. 67% of Irish enterprises employing 10

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SEAI Doubles Sustainable Energy Research Fund to €2 Million in 2017

    SEAI Doubles Sustainable Energy Research Fund to €2 Million in 2017

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) announced on Thursday a doubling of its Energy Research, Development and Demonstration fund for next year to €2 million. The fund is open

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Most CFOs Confident About Economic Prospects – PwC

    Most CFOs Confident About Economic Prospects – PwC

Eight out of ten CFOs were confident about prospects for the economy in the year ahead, according to a survey executed in Summer 2016 by PwC. The survey report, released

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SIRO to Invest €150 Million in 2017, Supporting 400 Subcontractor Jobs

    SIRO to Invest €150 Million in 2017, Supporting 400 Subcontractor Jobs

SIRO officially opened new offices in Carrickmines, Co. Dublin, on Monday. The ceremony was attended by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor, who welcomed the creation of

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BD to Build R&D Centre in Limerick

    BD to Build R&D Centre in Limerick

Medical Technology company Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) announced on Friday that it plans to open a research and development centre in Limerick, creating about 100 jobs. The €21 million

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UNIFI-IX Switches International Internet Exchange on in Dublin

    UNIFI-IX Switches International Internet Exchange on in Dublin

Internet exchange operator UNIFI-IX switched on a new international internet exchange in Dublin on Thursday, making Dublin the fourth city to be connected to its 100 gigabit network. The opening

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Acacia Communications Establishes EMEA-APAC Headquarters in Limerick

    Acacia Communications Establishes EMEA-APAC Headquarters in Limerick

Acacia Communications, announced on Wednesday, November 7, that it has established headquarters in Limerick, Ireland, for its Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific (EMEA-APAC) operations. The company anticipates that its

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SEAI Announces €30 Million Community Energy Fund for 2017

    SEAI Announces €30 Million Community Energy Fund for 2017

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) announced on Tuesday, November 6, that it will offer €30 million in grant supports for community energy projects next year.  This represents a

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Trade Mission to France Focuses on Cleantech, Brexit

    Trade Mission to France Focuses on Cleantech, Brexit

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charles Flanagan led an Enterprise Ireland Trade Mission to Lyon, on Wednesday, November 30,

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Medicine Research Network Launched at UCC

    Medicine Research Network Launched at UCC

The UCC School of Pharmacy-led PEARRL (Pharmaceutical Education and Research with Regulatory Links) Network officially launched this week. The network,

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Minister Mitchell O’Connor Supports EU Proposal to Prevent Geo-Blocking

    Minister Mitchell O’Connor Supports EU Proposal to Prevent Geo-Blocking

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor attended a day-long meeting of EU Single Market Ministers in Brussels

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‘Internet of Things’ Implementation Boosts Employee Production by Seven Hours Per Week – Survey

    ‘Internet of Things’ Implementation Boosts Employee Production by Seven Hours Per Week – Survey

A survey conducted by Equinix found that Irish companies that have utilised the “Internet of Things” (IoT) reported a boost

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Valitacell win InterTradeIreland Seedcorn Competition

    Valitacell win InterTradeIreland Seedcorn Competition

Dublin biotech company, Valitacell, was crowned the overall winner of the 14th annual InterTradeIreland Seedcorn competition on Wednesday, 23 November.

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Singlepoint Opens Office in Dublin, Creates 50 Jobs

    Singlepoint Opens Office in Dublin, Creates 50 Jobs

Irish technology consultants Singlepoint announced on Tuesday, November 23, the opening of new facilities at 31 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1

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EpiCor Therapeutics wins UCD Start-up of the Year Award

    EpiCor Therapeutics wins UCD Start-up of the Year Award

Biotech start-up EpiCor Therapeutics won the UCD Start-Up of the Year Award 2016 on Thursday, November 17. It received a

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Medtronic Releases Second Quarter Financial Report

    Medtronic Releases Second Quarter Financial Report

Dublin-headquartered medical device company Medtronic reported the financial results of its second quarter on Tuesday, November 22. The company reported

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Google Adopt A Startup Programme Looks For Irish Entrepreneurs

    Google Adopt A Startup Programme Looks For Irish Entrepreneurs

Google began accepting applications from Irish entrepreneurs for its Adopt A Startup programme on Monday, November 21.  The Adopt A

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India Trade Mission Sees Partnerships Signed

    India Trade Mission Sees Partnerships Signed

Enterprise Ireland’s Trade Mission to India, led by the Minister of State for Employment and Small Business Pat Breen, concluded

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€15.5 Million Wind Farm Opened In Co. Antrim

    €15.5 Million Wind Farm Opened In Co. Antrim

Gaelectric officially opened its £13.4 million (€15.5 Million) wind farm on Thursday, November 17, at Cloonty in Co. Antrim. The

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Record Number of Collaborative Agreements Signed Between Industry and Researchers in 2015

    Record Number of Collaborative Agreements Signed Between Industry and Researchers in 2015

Research by Knowledge Transfer Ireland found that 748 collaborative new research agreements between research performing organisations and industry were signed

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CFO Survey Says 69% are Unaware of Key Data Regulations

    CFO Survey Says 69% are Unaware of Key Data Regulations

A research survey conducted by Amárach Research on behalf of BT Ireland found that 69% of CFOs say they are

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Belfast Push Notification Platform Crowdsources More Than £200,000 Online

    Belfast Push Notification Platform Crowdsources More Than £200,000 Online

Push notification platform Hurree has raised more than £200,000 online since launching a crowdsourcing campaign on Crowdcube less than two

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Data Business Survey Says 96% View Ireland Favourably as Investment Destination

    Data Business Survey Says 96% View Ireland Favourably as Investment Destination

A report released by Irish law firm William Fry on Wednesday, 16 November, shows that 96% of survey respondents have

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Telefex Opens International Headquarters in Athlone

    Telefex Opens International Headquarters in Athlone

US surgical device provider Telefex opened its newly-constructed Global Operations and International headquarters in Athlone on Tuesday, November 15. The

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FDT Win EnviroCom Award for Environmental Achievements

    FDT Win EnviroCom Award for Environmental Achievements

FDT Consulting Engineers & Project Managers won the EnviroCom Award on Thursday, November 10, for engaging communities in environmental projects

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Dublin-based SaaS company gets snapped up for $13 million

    Dublin-based SaaS company gets snapped up for $13 million

CallidusCloud has announced that it has acquired Datahug Limited, a SaaS predictive forecasting and sales analytics company. “There are more than

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Storyful continues expansion at Dublin HQ

    Storyful continues expansion at Dublin HQ

The social media agency Storyful today announced plans for continued growth of its Dublin base at an official opening ceremony of

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New job matching app aims to “kill off recruitment agencies”

    New job matching app aims to “kill off recruitment agencies”

A new app that matches employers and job seekers has been launched that aims to cut out the need for

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Interview: “Cloud architecture is where the industry is heading in the coming years”

    Interview: “Cloud architecture is where the industry is heading in the coming years”

IndustryandBusiness.ie sat down with Alexander Janssens, head of group cloud propositions at Damovo, to talk about how they’re bringing their IT

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Irish Cyber Security firm announces 150 new jobs for Dublin

    Irish Cyber Security firm announces 150 new jobs for Dublin

Irish Cyber Security firm Integrity360 has announced the creation of 150 new jobs at its HQ in Sandyford, Dublin, in

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NetNeutrals EU announces 20 new jobs for Dublin

    NetNeutrals EU announces 20 new jobs for Dublin

Online dispute resolutions platform NetNeutrals EU has announced that Dublin is set to house its European headquarters, creating 20 jobs

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Fintech startup raises €725,000 funding

    Fintech startup raises €725,000 funding

A Dublin-based fintech startup has raised €725,000 in its seed funding. Plynk, an online platform that acts as Europe’s first

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Novosco to add 21 new jobs in Belfast office

    Novosco to add 21 new jobs in Belfast office

Cloud computing providers Novosco are set to double their current office space in Belfast, and create 21 new jobs in

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Irish jobs in danger as Hewlett Packard announces up to 4,000 job cuts worldwide

    Irish jobs in danger as Hewlett Packard announces up to 4,000 job cuts worldwide

Worrying reports have emerged for the tech sector as Hewlett Packard has announced plans to cut its global workforce by

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Medtech uni spin out wins £500k in funding

    Medtech uni spin out wins £500k in funding

A spin-out company from Queens University Belfast that specialises in medtech that can be used as diagnostic instruments has won

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Accenture on the lookout for start-ups with Fintech Innovation Lab

    Accenture on the lookout for start-ups with Fintech Innovation Lab

The application process is now underway for Accenture’s Fintech Innovation Lab, which invites start-ups in the fintech space to participate

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Irish SME’s score €26.5 million with highest success rate in Horizon 2020 project

    Irish SME’s score €26.5 million with highest success rate in Horizon 2020 project

New figures released by the European Commission show that Ireland has the highest success rate in Europe for the Horizon

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CCTV specialists Netwatch to create 85 jobs in Carlow

    CCTV specialists Netwatch to create 85 jobs in Carlow

Carlow-based digital security providers Netwatch are to create 85 jobs after the company raised €19.5 million in funding. The Irish

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Vodafone to increase Irish workforce to 2,000 in latest recruitment drive

    Vodafone to increase Irish workforce to 2,000 in latest recruitment drive

Vodafone Ireland has announced the creation of 60 new technology and digital specialist positions over the next year to 18

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Casa Systems expands broadband offering with 50 new jobs in Limerick

    Casa Systems expands broadband offering with 50 new jobs in Limerick

Casa Systems has announced that it will create over 50 jobs over the next three years in Limerick, as it

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Salesforce calls for EU probe into Microsoft’s €23 billion bid for LinkedIn

    Salesforce calls for EU probe into Microsoft’s €23 billion bid for LinkedIn

US software giant Salesforce has urged EU regulators to launch a rigorous antitrust probe into Microsoft’s $26 (€23.4) billion bid

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Galway to get 50 jobs as medical devices company SMT sets up EU HQ

    Galway to get 50 jobs as medical devices company SMT sets up EU HQ

Sahajanand Medical Technologies (SMT) is to establish its European headquarters, including a state-of-the-art research, development and innovation centre, in Galway.

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Medical software certification sees Comtrade target 25% growth

    Medical software certification sees Comtrade target 25% growth

Software engineering and solutions provider Comtrade are targeting 25% year-on-year growth between now and 2020, after the company announced that

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