Employment in US companies in Ireland now stands at an all-time high of 140,000 people, according to the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland. The American Chamber, which represents the 700 US companies in Ireland, revealed the figures at their Independence Day celebrations in Dublin today.
Speaker of the US House of Representative's John A. Boehner addressed the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland's Indpendence Day lunch. In a wide ranging address the Speaker discussed Irish-US relations, immigration reform and his ambition to see a succesful conclusion the negotiations for TTIP, the EU-US Trade agreement.
Funding for an innovation boom in Ireland was top of the agenda for the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland this morning at a major meeting of the for its RD&I network gathered in the DCU Ryan Academy. The event, which was attended by the senior representatives of many US companies in Ireland was addressed by representatives for several state agencies: Science Foundation Ireland; Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland.
Following a successful week on the West Coast last week a delegation from the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland have participated in a series of engagements in Washington DC. This included events as part of the AmChams in Europe USA conference and functions specific to the American Chamber Ireland. Chief Executive, Mark Redmond and Public Affairs Director, Brian Cotter, have been in the US capital to promote the Irish-US and EU-US relationships.
The stories behind the shortlisted innovations for of the US Ireland Research Innovation Awards 2015.
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.
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.
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.