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Damien English TD, Minister of State for Skills, Research & Innovation

Irish Government Publishes Ambitious Innovation Strategy for 2020

The Minister for Research, Innovation and Skills Damien English TD, together with the Taoiseach and the Minister for Jobs, today published Innovation 2020, Ireland’s 5-year strategy for research and development, science and technology. They’ve described it as a key element of the Government’s overall jobs strategy, aimed at building a new economy based on exports and enterprise, and delivering full […]

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Dr Petronel Bigioi, General Manager of FotoNation; Dr Peter Corcoran, Principle Investigator on the project at NUIG

€1.5m Research Project sees NUIG Partner with FotoNation to Improve Smartphone Imaging

The Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation, Damien English TD, today announced funding of €1.5 million for a new research project at NUI Galway which will seek to address technical challenges associated with the development of improved imaging quality for smartphone cameras. Delivered by the Department of Jobs, through Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), the funding is […]

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LogMeIn to Create 90 New Jobs in Dublin

LogMeIn, the Boston-based company which develops remote access systems, has announced that it will create 90 new jobs at its European HQ in Dublin. Established in 2012, the company’s Irish operation now employs 45 people, and plans to triple its workforce over the next three years. This morning’s announcement was made as LogMeIn’s new offices in Sir John […]

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27,600 New Jobs Created in Ireland in 2014

There are 27,600 extra people at work in Ireland compared to one year ago, according to the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD. The Minister has commended all involved in making 2014 a great year for jobs. “I wish to pay tribute in particular to the twin heroes of the recovery – first […]

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Consumer and Competition Bodies to Merge

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD has announced that the National Consumer Agency and the Competition Authority will merge with effect from 31 October, with the aim of creating a new and more effective consumer watchdog. The new body will be known as the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, and the Minister confirmed that the […]

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