The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has welcomed the publication today of the Government’s new innovation strategy, Innovation 2020, which plans to increase spending on R&D to €5bn by 2020.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and US Ambassador Kevin O'Malley joined Eamonn Sinnott, General Manager of Intel in Ireland and President of the American Chamber and Mark Redmond, CEO of American Chamber to speak to 800 guests today at the Chamber's Thanksgiving lunch in the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, Ballsbridge.
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has welcomed the ambition of the Government's new Enterprise strategy, which aims for Ireland to win 900 new FDI projects and 42,000 jobs by 2020.
Apple has announced plans to create 1,000 new jobs in Cork by expanding its Hollyhill campus. This is the largest single jobs announcement by a US company in Ireland in over three years, and will see Apple's direct employment grow to over 6,000.
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There was several positive jobs and investments announcements by US Companies in Ireland this week. The total cumlative investment exceeds €400m and will lead to almost 500 jobs for Limerick, Cork and Dublin.
Coinciding with Thanksgiving Day on Thursday 26th November 2015, The Irish Times will publish its third major special report of 2015 focusing on American FDI in Ireland.
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has welcomed the announcement of new direct flights linking Ireland to LA, Newark and Hartford.