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US Ireland Research Innovation Awards

The creative minds behind some of Ireland's greatest innovations were gathered in Dublin last night for the inaugural US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards. The Awards, jointly presented by the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland and Royal Irish Academy, recognise excellence in research innovation that has taken place on the island of Ireland as a result of US foreign direct investment.

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Ireland's Innovation Pathway

Ireland must double its spending on research, development & innovation (RDI) to 3% of GDP within the next decade according to a new report released today by the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland. Ireland's Innovation Pathway: Attracting Investment; Driving Economic Growth articulates a vision for Ireland's RDI environment that will retain and attract US foreign direct investment.

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World of Talent in Ireland

A major new campaign ‘World of Talent in Ireland’ was today launched by the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland and IDA Ireland. The campaign will initially target Ireland’s global graduate community, highlighting abroad the career opportunities that now exist in Ireland, with a view to attracting talent here.

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Government's Spring Statement

The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has welcomed the commitment within the Spring Statement to maintain Ireland's 12.5% corporate tax rate. The rate, which was described as a ‘red line issue' by Minister Noonan, has been a cornerstone of Ireland's enterprise policy and is partly responsible for attracting over 700 US companies to create 130,000 jobs here.

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Research Innovation Award 2015 Shortlist

The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland is delighted to confirm the shortlisted entries for the US- Ireland Research Innovation Awards 2015. The awards are being jointly presented by the American Chamber and Royal Irish Acadmeny, and are sponsored by KPMG and Ulster Bank. The Irish times are media partners.

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RD&I Programme 2015

Determining ways to unlock Ireland's potential to win R&D investments internationally is the goal of the 2015 American Chamber of Commerce Ireland RD&I Network Programme which was formally launched today.

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LinkedIn Co-Founder Allen Blue

A special guest speaker at this week's President's Lunch was LinkedIn Co-Founder Allen Blue.

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Celebrating the Irish-US Relationship

Recognising and celebrating the size scale and successes of the Irish US Economic Relationship was top of the agenda at a series of engagements that surrounded the publication of the American Chamber's new repport, "The Irish US Economic Relationship 2015."