Back to the Future – the first steps in establishing the Irish Biotech Cluster

Posted Jan 1, 2017

Interesting article from the IDA on the 30+ years of efforts, strategic long term vision and Sean Ward’s persistence which has led to Ireland becoming one of the top global Biotech hubs. The hard work is certainly bearing fruit, with over €10 Billion in capital investment over the last ten years and 5,000 new Biotech staff jobs forecast from 2015-18 in Ireland.
For every direct job created by IDA backed Biotech companies at least one more indirect Biotech job is created in the Irish market and a multiple of that in the wider economy.

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