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Why Companies Choose Ireland

From large established multinationals to high-growth scaling companies, Ireland offers the perfect platform for continued success. Join more than 1,700 international businesses that chose Ireland to scale quickly and attract talent.

Success Stories - See What Sets Ireland Apart

Logitech designs hardware and software solutions that help businesses thrive
Success Story

We’re pleased to see Logitech’s Cork operations grow to encompass more opportunities ahead of the new year. This is a reflection not only of Logitech’s long-term performance, but also the wonderful culture and spirit our employees have developed, here and across the world. At Logitech, talent working out of Ireland is shaping the future, and enjoying it! We’re very grateful to IDA Ireland for their consistent support over the years.

Elaine Laird,
Logitech Head of Community & Advocacy and Site Lead at Cork
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Analog Devices Semiconductor R&D and Manufacturing Facility Opening
Success Story

Since 1976, Ireland has been a critical innovation centre for ADI, thanks to its strong academic and research organisations, business ecosystem, and progressive government leadership. This next-generation semiconductor manufacturing facility and expanded R&D team will further extend ADI Limerick’s global influence.

Vincent Roche
CEO and Chair, Analog Devices
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More than 900 people are now employed across three sites in Ireland
Success Story

The Grange Castle site is growing from strength to strength thanks to a great team and strong investment in our people and technology. The treatment produced here will be delivered to patients within 72 hours of being released from Grange Castle which means we are closer to the patient than we have ever been and this brings a great sense of pride to our team.

Paul Keogh,
Grange Castle Site Head, Takeda
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Almost half of Novartis associates hold master’s degrees while 17% hold a PhD
Success Story

The NGSC in Dublin is Novartis’s leading digital science centre globally. This is due to the fact that there is such a large amount of digital talent and a significant tech ecosystem in Ireland... We have an innovative team of data scientists and data managers who are harnessing the power of digital to revolutionise the way that we manage disease and ultimately get our medicines to patients faster.

Ciara O’Connell
Head of Novartis Global Service Centre
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More functions added over time to the Dublin operation
Success Story

Toast originally chose to invest in Ireland largely for its concentration of high-level technical capability; over the last several years, we’ve come to reap so many more benefits from our strategic investment here–ease of collaboration with other Toast teams, Irish hospitality, and more.

Robert McGarry
SVP of Engineering and Head of Dublin’s Toast office
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Logitech’s Irish presence dates back more than three decades to 1988
1500 employees across three sites in Ireland (Limerick, Cork and Dublin)
Varied functions in Ireland for Asia’s largest pharma company
Pharma giant’s 60-year history of investing in Ireland
Irish operation has become a strategic global engineering hub

Ireland is Home to the Top Industry Leaders

Engineering

Come to the place for growing numbers of industrial engineering and technology companies

Growing numbers of industrial engineering and technology companies in manufacturing, research and innovation choose Ireland as their base
Principal industry sectors include automotive, aerospace, chemicals and advanced materials, automation and industrial technology
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We selected Dublin because of its global business environment, talent, ability to support European languages, excellent long-term cost structure, and quality of life for employees. Dublin is a vibrant, multicultural and creative city. These qualities align well with our brand and culture and we think Dublin will be a great fit for us.

Andrew Anagnost
Autodesk CEO

Green Economy

Set up in a sustainable location for investment that supports your environmental goals

Growing green: supporting you in achieving your environmental goals
A sustainable location for inward investment on your way to net zero
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Stryker's presence in Ireland is more than just a business expansion; it's a journey of mutual growth, skills development, and technological innovation that helps position Ireland as a global hub for leading innovation in the medical technology industry.

Dr Bernard O’Connor
VP Advanced Operations & Global Additive Technologies

MedTech

Be part of one of Europe’s largest MedTech exporters and a global centre of excellence

Join a long established centre of excellence for medtech activity
MedTech activity spans product, process and digital innovation, manufacturing, technology operations and business services
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Biopharma

Align with the world's third largest pharmaceuticals exporter – a proven path into Europe

Be part of an established ecosystem for pharmaceutical and biopharma activity, combining technology, talent and research
We offer regulatory stability, sub-supply capability, a multicultural workforce and collaboration opportunities with industry partners
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Pharmaceutical manufacturing in Ireland continues to perform very well contributing strongly to exports and economic growth and provides excellent career opportunities.

Dr Paul Duffy
Vice-President, Pfizer Global Supply

Technology

See why the world’s leading names in tech choose Ireland as a strategic base

See why the world’s leading names in technology choose Ireland as a strategic base of operations
Scale rapidly with easy access to talent and skills that evolve to meet industry needs
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Ericsson creates game-changing technologies and services that shape our future and here in Athlone, as one of Ericsson’s largest R&D centres, we are at the forefront of opening new possibilities in communication for the world.

Denis Dullea
Head of Research and Development at Ericsson Athlone

Financial Services

Join a thriving international financial services hub serving every major global economy

Be part of a thriving location for international financial services that serves every major economy in the world
As financial services and technology converge, Ireland is a strategic hub for industry collaboration and innovation
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Ireland’s tech ecosystem and financial services credentials alongside Kilkenny’s central location and access to talent from third level institutions in Dublin, Carlow, Waterford and beyond were all compelling factors in our location decision

Tadhg Young
State Street, Head of Ireland

Business Services

Avail of high quality IT, superb infrastructure and talent to serve major markets

A low-risk, quick start-up, high-performance knowledge economy for business service operations
Avail of high quality IT, superb infrastructure and human resource skills, to serve major markets from Ireland
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Media

Tap into a source of storytellers, makers and creators in media, digital, gaming and more

From animation to adtech, content and creativity, platforms and publishers, Ireland is a fertile ground for media, digital, gaming and more
Calling the disruptors: tap into a hive of doers, thinkers, storytellers, makers, creators and innovators
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We are grateful to have found a home in Dublin for Shutterstock, and the city’s innovative and tech-forward culture makes it the perfect fit for our engineering and research and development teams. Our Ireland hub connects us to key players around the world and helps us drive our business forward relentlessly.

Doug Anderson
Vice President of Engineering at Shutterstock