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Mallinckrodt plc announces €45m Investment in Ireland

    Mallinckrodt plc announces €45m Investment in Ireland

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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EVERYDAY INNOVATION A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO ESTABLISHING AND OPERATING AN INNOVATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IN YOUR BUSINESS

    EVERYDAY INNOVATION A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO ESTABLISHING AND OPERATING AN INNOVATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IN YOUR BUSINESS

Innovation is the harnessing of ideas for the commercial benefit of business, to drive future growth and profitability. A formal innovation management system brings discipline to the process of creating

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Innovate UK’s £16m support to 25 innovative projects to boost agriculture

    Innovate UK’s £16m support to 25 innovative projects to boost agriculture

The UK Government and industry will be providing over 70 businesses and universities funding of around £16m to aid in the development of business ideas, and to boost agriculture. Of

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Construction initiated for first phase of Belgian wind facility

    Construction initiated for first phase of Belgian wind facility

Construction work has been initiated to develop the largest onshore wind farm in Belgium, which will be located in the Antwerp port area to the left bank of the Scheldt

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Dong Energy awards contract to J Murphy & Sons for 580MW offshore wind project in UK

    Dong Energy awards contract to J Murphy & Sons for 580MW offshore wind project in UK

Danish power firm Dong Energy has awarded a contract worth £21.8m to J Murphy & Sons for setting up an onshore substation for the 580MW Race Bank wind project in

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SFI / EI Technology Innovation Development Award (TIDA) Programme 2015

    SFI / EI Technology Innovation Development Award (TIDA) Programme 2015

Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), in collaboration with Enterprise Ireland (EI), is pleased to launch the TIDA 2015 Programme. The purpose of this joint SFI/EI initiative is to realise greater economic

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Women in Ireland encouraged to apply for EU innovator prize

    Women in Ireland encouraged to apply for EU innovator prize

The EU has launched its third annual EU Prize for Women Innovators to inspire and highlight the need for more female entrepreneurs. Innovation needs talent, and we can’t afford to

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Research driving need for new management mindset in biotech sector

    Research driving need for new management mindset in biotech sector

The biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors are undergoing major changes caused by increased research in the areas of biomedicine and biogenetics in recent years and much more detailed knowledge of the

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Ireland has reached the halfway point for 2020 renewable energy targets

    Ireland has reached the halfway point for 2020 renewable energy targets

A new report from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is heralding the news that going by 2013’s figures, Ireland is at the halfway point of meeting its clean

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Commission guide: Moedas wants ‘Europe to be the place to do research’

    Commission guide: Moedas wants ‘Europe to be the place to do research’

When commission president Jean-Claude Juncker unveiled his €315bn investment plan, he announced that a major focus of the project would be research and innovation. The two terms are indeed recurrent

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IT Carlow flying high after opening of €5.5m aerospace research centre

    IT Carlow flying high after opening of €5.5m aerospace research centre

IT Carlow has put itself in the cockpit, as far as aerospace engineering is concerned, following the opening of its €5.5m Centre for Aerospace Engineering, becoming the first third-level institution

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SFI-Pfizer Biotherapeutics Innovation Award Programme 2015

    SFI-Pfizer Biotherapeutics Innovation Award Programme 2015

SFI and Pfizer are pleased to launch the SFI-Pfizer Biotherapeutics Innovation Award Programme 2015. The SFI-Pfizer Biotherapeutics Innovation Award Programme 2015 provides a unique opportunity for eligible academic biomedical investigators

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Inaugural Research & Innovation Conference

    Inaugural Research & Innovation Conference

Irelands, inaugural Research & Innovation Conference in association with ‘Big Four’ firm EY and chaired by Denis Hayes, Managing Director of the Irish Research & Development Group, will be held

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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), a specialty biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients’ lives by identifying,

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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 renewable energy. One will be located in Athenry on Ireland’s

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Ireland’s largest renewable energies research centre begins cross-border work

    Ireland’s largest renewable energies research centre begins cross-border work

Ireland’s largest renewable energies research centre has begun its €2m (stg£1.5m) operation to develop SMEs to flourish in the growing renewable energies sector. The Centre for Renewable Energy and Sustainable

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University of Sheffield aims to become a global leader in energy research and innovation

    University of Sheffield aims to become a global leader in energy research and innovation

The University of Sheffield will work to tackle the world’s greatest energy challenges by bringing together international scholars, industry experts and government officials through a pioneering initiative driving forward energy

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Ireland excels at manufacturing and education in Global Innovation Index

    Ireland excels at manufacturing and education in Global Innovation Index

Ireland is No 2 in the world for manufacturing and sixth for education, according to the latest Bloomberg Global Innovation Index. Overall, Ireland is ranked 21st in the world for

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Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation, Damien English, TD to make opening address on Government support for Irish research

    Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation, Damien English, TD to make opening address on Government support for Irish research

The inaugural Research & Innovation Conference and Exhibition will foster collaboration between industry, academia and government agencies. The outstanding success of Irelands approach to open innovation is demonstrated by the

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Accenture spots leaders of tomorrow in colleges today

    Accenture spots leaders of tomorrow in colleges today

Award for aspiring Irish entrepreneurs has attracts 88 third-level applicants Some 88 entries from high-performing third-level students have been received for this year’s Accenture Leaders of Tomorrow award. The award offers students

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US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards – Call for Nominations Opens Today

    US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards – Call for Nominations Opens Today

The Royal Irish Academy (RIA) and the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland (the Chamber) have opened the call for nominations for the US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards. The Awards, supported by

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Is innovation essential for development work ?

    Is innovation essential for development work ?

Not all development problems require new solutions. Increasing funding and capability are more important than innovation. Innovation has become central to the way development organisations go about their work. In

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The importance of innovation

    The importance of innovation

Private, public and third sector recognise innovation as key to success, and in some cases survival when finances are tight, says a new report. Forget the eureka moments or talk

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Energy-efficient aeration solutions for waste water treatment

    Energy-efficient aeration solutions for waste water treatment

UCD spinout OxyMem is commercialising its breakthrough technology to address the global need for a more energy-efficient aeration solution for

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SEAI launch Bigger and Better One Good Idea Project

    SEAI launch Bigger and Better One Good Idea Project

~ SEAI to reach more schools through new partnership with AIB~   Today, the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI)

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Vision of energy independent Aran Islands wins overall at SEAI Sustainable Energy Awards

    Vision of energy independent Aran Islands wins overall at SEAI Sustainable Energy Awards

~ Aran Islands Renewable Energy Ltd wins top prize as organisations honoured for energy savings of €20 million ~ Comharchumann

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Students in Australia break electric vehicle world speed record

    Students in Australia break electric vehicle world speed record

Students from the University of New South Wales in Australia have broken the electric vehicle world speed record over 500

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Scientists producing hydrogen energy from water at 30x faster rate

    Scientists producing hydrogen energy from water at 30x faster rate

Scientists from the University of Glasgow have claimed to have cracked the process of creating hydrogen fuel from water 30

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Major jobs boost for Killybegs announced

    Major jobs boost for Killybegs announced

A €35m investment has been announced for Killybegs, with plans to build the world’s largest bio-marine ingredients plant in the

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Alexion Pharmaceuticals Unveils Plans for its Future Expansion in Ireland and the Hiring of Approximately 200 New Employees

    Alexion Pharmaceuticals Unveils Plans for its Future Expansion in Ireland and the Hiring of Approximately 200 New Employees

3 April – Dublin, Alexion Pharma International Trading, a subsidiary of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today announced its plans to expand

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EcoWatch Scoops Prize of Up To €10k in Smart Grid Innovation Hub Start-up Search

    EcoWatch Scoops Prize of Up To €10k in Smart Grid Innovation Hub Start-up Search

EcoWatch has been named ‘Ireland’s Most Promising Start-up’ for a smart-grid solution or service as part of the EirGrid and

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Irish Firm Driven to Succeed in Electric Car Market

    Irish Firm Driven to Succeed in Electric Car Market

Eveo Solutions has become the first Irish manufacturer of electric charging stations after spotting a gap in the market, and

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Viridor, Highview Partnership Wins £8 Million Boost for Energy Storage Innovation

    Viridor, Highview Partnership Wins £8 Million Boost for Energy Storage Innovation

A partnership between Somerset waste management firm Viridor and Highview Power Storage has been awarded more than £8 million to

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Scientists Make Major Breakthrough in Nuclear Fusion

    Scientists Make Major Breakthrough in Nuclear Fusion

In what could prove to be the first step towards nuclear fusion, the ‘holy grail’ of energy production, a team

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NUI Galway Hosts Ireland’s Largest Student-Run Energy Event

    NUI Galway Hosts Ireland’s Largest Student-Run Energy Event

The 4th Annual Energy Night, Ireland’s largest student-run energy event, will take place at NUI Galway’s New Engineering Building, Thursday

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Ireland has the potential for leading biofuel revolution

    Ireland has the potential for leading biofuel revolution

Work being undertaken at NUI Galway has great potential for clean-energy production, a leading expert in bioenergy and biorefining has

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‘Smart’ Windows to Cut Energy Use in Buildings by 20%

    ‘Smart’ Windows to Cut Energy Use in Buildings by 20%

A consortium of three European manufacturers and suppliers of windows and ventilation systems, including an Irish company based in Dublin,

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Two Irish Entries Go Forward to Finale of the European Ace Awards For Sustainable Energy

    Two Irish Entries Go Forward to Finale of the European Ace Awards For Sustainable Energy

The two Irish contestants to go forward to the finale of the Ace Awards in autumn 2014 have been announced.

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European Commission Refers Ireland to Court Over Renewable Energy Directive

    European Commission Refers Ireland to Court Over Renewable Energy Directive

The European Commission is referring Ireland to the Court of Justice of the European Union for failing to fully transpose

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Commission Sets Out Action Plan to Support the Development of Blue Energy

    Commission Sets Out Action Plan to Support the Development of Blue Energy

The European Commission has presented a new action plan to facilitate the further development of the renewable ocean energy sector

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MRIA Ocean Energy Industry Forum on Friday, February 7th

    MRIA Ocean Energy Industry Forum on Friday, February 7th

Pat Rabbitte TD, Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, will open the Marine Renewables Industry Association’s 5th annual Ocean

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Glen Dimplex opens R&D facility in Dunleer as part of €40m investment

    Glen Dimplex opens R&D facility in Dunleer as part of €40m investment

Glen Dimplex has opened its new R&D facility for space and water heating technologies in Dunleer, Co Louth. The facility

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EU Joint Progross-Disease Aramme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND)

    EU Joint Progross-Disease Aramme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND)

European research projects for Cnalysis of Pathways related to Neurodegenerative Diseases The aim of the JPND Cross-Disease Analysis of Pathways

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Packages for process reactions

    Packages for process reactions

The new ReactoMate Pilot jacketed reaction vessel, from Asynt, offers precise control of reaction variables, a powerful direct drive overhead

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IDA announces investment in Operations Technology Development Centre at DePuy Synthes Companies, Ireland featured news

    IDA announces investment in Operations Technology Development Centre at DePuy Synthes Companies, Ireland featured news

Minister Sherlock announces that DePuy Synthes Companies plans to expand in Cork with a $36 million research and development investment

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