open innovation

NUI Galway to host free lecture on open innovation

NUI Galway will hold a number of free events on the topic of open innovation that will benefit those involved in start-ups, established businesses, government bodies and policy making. The events comprise of  an Innovation Lecture and three Master Classes which will be delivered by Wim Vanhaverbeke, Professor of Strategy and Innovation, University of Hasselt, […]

PhoneWatch job announcement

PhoneWatch to create over 200 jobs nationwide

PhoneWatch job announcement! Up to 230 jobs are to be created by PhoneWatch, the security company. The company will open new offices in Dublin and Cork, as well as in 10 regional centres across the country. The company has said that it will begin recruiting immediately for candidates in the areas of engineering, sales and […]

Goodbody Stockbrokers

Investment in Ireland shows record increase: Goodbody Stockbrokers

Goodbody Stockbrokers says that its optimistic predictions for economic growth in Ireland are based on the soaring levels of investment here. The firm has upgraded its domestic demand figures to 2.5 per cent in 2014 and 2.7 per cent in 2015 (up from previous forecasts of 1.5pc and 2.2pc, respectively). This is largely due to […]

IBEC report

IBEC report – Ireland’s economic growth exceeds expectations

A new IBEC report has painted the Irish economic recovery in an extremely positive light, with projections for sustained growth in employment, consumer spending and GDP for the remainder of 2014. The report revised its GDP projections based on an above-expected investment in the economy of 21.5 per cent (IBEC’s earlier prediction was 15.5 per […]

new jobs

Three companies to create a total of 500 new jobs in Ireland

Following on from recent announcements that Ireland’s unemployment rate has fallen and its tax yield increased over the last three months, there was further positivity as 500 new jobs were created across three companies. Ryanair has announced that it will generate up to 200 IT jobs in Dublin, specifically in the areas of technology, software […]