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Generisgp
07/02/2019
Checklist for Establishing an Overseas CGT Operation

Cell and Gene Therapy (CGT) is a major breakthrough in medical science. Since penicillin, the world’s first antibiotic, was discovered in 1928, there has been measured progress in the development of new medicines. With the innovation inherent in being able to modify cells to treat or cure diseases, one of the biggest challenges today for U.S. biopharma companies during these early years for CGT is finding robust, repeatable and scalable ways to manufacture these life-saving products and test...

Cyber Security Magazine
06/30/2019
Let's come at the cybersecurity skills gap from a new angle - Cyber Security Magazine

by Aidan McCauley, Vice President of Technology Investments, IDA Ireland Chess players know the satisfaction of solving a skills gap. Succeed in advancing a pawn completely across the board and it can become a queen, bishop, rook, or knight. The player now has a piece with more ways, more angles, to come at opposing pieces.

Securitymagazine
05/10/2019
How to Meet the Growing Demand for Cybersecurity Professionals

Like a deadly virus poised to attack, cybercrime has never been more threatening given how consumers, companies and governments live their lives online today. This has made software security a requirement rather than an option, but such massive demand has understandably created what many American companies consider their biggest challenge: finding trained professionals to develop and execute security software.

Contract Pharma
05/01/2019
The Coming Revolution of Personalized Medicine

The cancer patient in the regional hospital has immune cells removed from her blood-stream, which are reprogrammed to attack a specific protein in cancer cells, then reintroduced via injection two days later. The modified cells get to work destroying the targeted tumor.

Journal of Cyber Policy
04/28/2019
Operationalizing Cyber Policy: An Occasional Series - Journal of Cyber Policy

This is the first in what will hopefully be many articles on a topic of profound importance: the operationalizing of cyber policy. Walking the halls of RSA, you can see an embarrassment of cyber security riches. Solutions and innovation abound. However, a couple of sobering realities cut through the excitement flowing from all this potential ...

ITSPmagazine
03/26/2019
An Innovative Approach to Addressing the U.S. Cybersecurity Crisis

Criminal hackers are using sophisticated methods and tools found on the dark web that allow them to keep ahead of the efforts to combat them. That in conjunction with the massive worldwide cybersecurity skills shortage means that fighting cybercrime is more and more difficult. Aidan McCauley, VP of

CBS San Francisco
03/17/2019
Ireland Is Quickly Becoming The Silicon Valley Of Europe

MOUNTAIN VIEW (KPIX 5) - The luck of the Irish is only one of the factors attracting many Silicon Valley tech companies to the country. Many tech giants including Apple, Facebook, and Google have called Ireland their European home for years. But IDA Ireland, the country's promotion agency, says it is seeing record levels of investment from the U.S.

KGO Radio
March 16, 2019
Grass - and Monday - May be Greener in Ireland

Paraic Hayes, Senior VP, West Coast US for the Investment Development Agency (IDA) Ireland reveals Bay Area Companies See Green Fields Of Opportunity In The Face Of Tech Talent Shortage, Brexit Anxiety And Global Uncertain

CBS News Radio - Larry Magid
03/15/2019
Paraic Hayes talks about US/Ireland tech and business ties by CBS News Radio

The time around St. Patrick's Day is a great time to think about the deep ties between the United States and Ireland. And, as Paraic Hayes, head of West Coast operations for IDA Ireland said in this this podcast interview with Larry Magid, there are deep ties when it comes to business and technology.

NBC Bay Area
03/08/2019
RSA Conference on Cybersecurity in San Francisco

At the RSA Conference on cybersecurity in San Francisco, companies took aim at security's biggest headaches: too many passwords, hackable smart home devices and corporate data breaches that go undetected...

TechGenix
01/29/2019
Compliance vs. insurance: Walking the risk tightrope in the GDPR era

Mitch Tulloch Mitch Tulloch is a widely recognized expert on Windows Server and cloud technologies who has written more than a thousand articles and has authored or been series editor for over 50 books for Microsoft Press. He is a twelve-time recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award in the technical category of Cloud and Datacenter Management.

Time Delhi
01/19/2019
Salesforce is building new tower in Dublin and adding hundreds of jobs

Salesforce put the finishing touches on a tower in San Francisco last year. In October, it announced Salesforce Tower in Atlanta and today it was Dublin's turn. Everyone gets a tower. Salesforce first opened an office in Dublin back in 2001, and has expanded to 1400 employees today.

TechCrunch
01/18/2019
Salesforce is building new tower in Dublin and adding hundreds of jobs

Salesforce put the finishing touches on a tower in San Francisco last year. In October, it announced Salesforce Tower in Atlanta. Today, it was Dublin's turn. Everyone gets a tower. Salesforce first opened an office in Dublin back in 2001, and has since expanded to 1,400 employees. Today&#821...

GetReskilled
12/13/2018
2018 Irish Pharma Year in Review

Several new facilities opened across Ireland in 2018, including... On November 16th, Agilent officially opened its new purpose-built R&D extension within its Little Island, Cork site. This new facility will allow both cell analysis and biosensor development. The opening also marked the company's integration of the newly acquired biotech start-up Luxcel Biosciences.

CIO Review
12/01/2018
Tech Firms Find Novel Way to Deal with Engineering Talent Scarcity

Technical recruiters are living out the famous Charles Dickens line, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” The US is now nine years into the second longest economic upswing in history and business is booming but at the same time….

Customerthink
11/13/2018
How Brexit Will Impact the European Sales of U.S. Companies

Tweet For years, the commercial links between U.S. companies and the European Union have been like a smooth, well-worn road, with no barriers on the journey. However, this was before Brexit, which comes into force on March 29, 2019.

VM Blog
10/24/2018
How Could Brexit Impact U.S. Technology Companies in 2019?

The impending exit of the UK from the European Union has set off deep ripples that are being felt in many directions. With less than 6 months to go until Brexit; it's looking like it could mean potential disruption for US Tech companies doing business

Pharmtech
10/19/2018
Strategies for Managing the Impact of Brexit for US Biotech Companies

This article explores major aspects for United States biotech companies to consider when creating a compliant post-Brexit strategy. "HPRA consider that they have a reputation for being strong but fair in working with drug firms. We work closely with companies to help them resolve issues while also being committed to maintaining suitable standards and quality," she said.

CIOReview
08/14/2018
Tech Firms Find Novel Way to Deal with Engineering Talent Scarcity

Tech Firms Find Novel Way to Deal with Engineering Talent Scarcity By Alan McGlinchey, Vice President, Technology Division, IDA Ireland - Technical recruiters are living out the famous Charles Dickens line, "It was the best of times, it was the worst of...

Research & Development
07/16/2018
The Challenges Of Choosing International Single-Use Manufacturing Locations

Single-use technology for pharmaceutical manufacturing has a bright future; BCC Research predicts global sales will reach $3 billion by next year. Many American biopharma companies have expanded their production capabilities overseas to participate in this potentially profitable market. In fact, the world's top 10 biopharmaceutical companies have a significant presence in Ireland.

American Biomanufacturing Summit
06/14/2018
US Medtech Industry Looking at Ireland as a Resource

While the American medtech industry is thriving, it still must deal with challenges that include higher production costs, finding skilled staff and the ongoing issues innate to a highly regulated sector.

Generis
06/14/2018
US MedTech Industry Looking at Ireland as a Resource

While the American medtech industry is thriving, it still must deal with challenges that include higher production costs, finding skilled staff and the ongoing issues innate to a highly regulated sector.

American Biomanufacturing Summit (PDF)
06/14/2018
US Medtech Industry Looking at Ireland as a Resource

While the American medtech industry is thriving, it still must deal with challenges that include higher production costs, finding skilled staff and the ongoing issues innate to a highly regulated sector.

Threatpost | The first stop for security news
06/07/2018
GDPR: A Compliance Quagmire, for Now

by Tara Seals The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has gone into effect - but questions as to what compliance actually means are far from settled. While the GDPR is a European regulation, it affects any organization that handles data on E.U. citizens, whether they be customers or partners.

BIO Buzz
06/05/18
BIO Buzz 2018 Day 1

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Infosecurity Magazine
05/31/2018
Go Overseas to Solve the U.S. Infosecurity Talent Crunch

This could be a golden age for the cybersecurity market if it weren't for an anchor impeding growth: finding the talent to do the job. With the explosion of data breaches, the impact of GDPR in Europe and the monumental increase in data privacy concerns overall, business is booming in the security sector.

Customerthink
05/27/2018
GDPR, Europe's New Customer Privacy Rules Are Too Important to Ignore

Tweet May 25 was the day the European Union's new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect. Unfortunately, with only an estimated half of U.S. companies having prepared for what is the most monumental change to privacy rules in decades, the result could be huge fines and major disruption to how we interact with customers there.

NBC-TV Bay Area
05/18/2018
Getting Ready for GDPR

Ireland IDA's Paraic Hayes explains the world's toughest data laws.

Tearsheet
04/16/2018
How US banks are preparing for the GDPR

Data U.S. banks and financial companies that operate in the EU or serve EU-based customers will soon need to comply with regulations that give customers control over how their data is used The biggest challenge for banks is to track where customer data has been shared and to develop protocols to meet consent requirements The race is on for banks to comply with the GDPR, the European Union's landmark data privacy regulation.

Target Marketing
03/29/2018
A Guide to GDPR Compliance for Marketers

GDP what? That question sums up the main problem American marketers are having with the fast-approaching deadline to comply with the European Union's privacy regulations. They don't understand it and many of them don't even think it applies to them.

ComputerWeekly.com
03/21/2018
IT attracts more foreign investment projects to UK than other sectors

The software and computer services sector in the UK attracted more foreign direct investment (FDI) projects - 418 in total - than any other in 2016, creating almost 11,000 jobs. In comparison, the financial services sector attracted 217 FDI projects and created 8,800 jobs, while FDI in the business and consumer services sector created 211 projects and 11,600 jobs.

Silicon Valley Business Journal
03/16/2018
Silicon Valley tech companies including Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and Citrix Systems have...

A number of Silicon Valley companies are now using Ireland as a source of talent for them to grow their business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Others have Irish engineering outposts to support their Bay Area headquarters, according to the Mountain View-based Investment Development Agency (IDA), which acts as a bridge for Silicon Valley and Ireland.

CBS Radio News
03/15/2018
Interview with Paraic Hayes of IDA Ireland

The time around St. Patrick's Day is a great time to think about the deep ties between the United States and Ireland. And, as Paraic Hayes, head of West Coast operations for IDA Ireland said in this this podcast interview with Larry Magid, the ties extend to business and technology.

Larry's World Podcast
03/14/2018
Interview: Business and tech links between U.S. and Ireland

The time around St. Patrick's Day is a great time to think about the deep ties between the United States and Ireland. And, as Paraic Hayes, head of West Coast operations for IDA Ireland said in this this podcast interview with Larry Magid, the ties extend to business and technology.

IT Pro Portal
02/26/2018
It's now or never to prepare for GDPR - 100 days to go - What should I do?

Procrastination might be common human behavior but in the case of the European Union's upcoming General Data Protection Regulation(GDPR), it could be deadly to the bottom line of a large percentage of American companies. Going into effect on May 25, GDPR is the biggest change to European data protection in decades but survey after survey have been demonstrating that a distressingly sizeable number, 51% of U.S.

Data Center Knowledge
02/06/2018
It's Cool, It's Well Wired, and It's Staying in the EU

Ireland is already a European data center hub, having become one in recent years, with some of the largest tech companies -- the likes of Amazon, Facebook, and Google -- building massive server farms there. And the growth continues.

Silicon Slopes
02/01/2018
Utah And Ireland Team Up To Foster Business Growth - Silicon Slopes

As the Utah tech scene thrives, ambitious companies from the Silicon Slopes have been looking beyond the United States to fuel their growth. In this State, which has been named best for business by CNBC & USA Today, that means that "good enough" doesn't cut it when they are looking for new locations to grow their customer base overseas.

AgUpdate
01/25/2018
Ireland potential home for U.S. investment

It's one of the fastest-moving industries within agriculture today - and there seems to be no end to the long line of investors willing to spend money on agricultural technology. Whether it's smart farming, autonomous tractors, robotics or simple software solutions, the appetite to develop more technology is huge.

Utah Business
01/19/2018
UB Insider: Why Utah Companies are Finding a Second Home in Ireland - Utah Business

When you think of Ireland, you might think of an island filled with rolling green hills and beer-practically the opposite of the dry, desertous, landlocked Utah. But almost a dozen of Utah's fastest-growing companies, including Qualtrics, Ancestry, Overstock, Merit Medical, and most recently Pluralsight, have found it to be a perfect fit for their European expansions.

Cobizmag
12/05/2017
Colorado and Ireland Linking to Supercharge Business

Colorado has its Silicon Mountain, while Ireland is the location of the Silicon Docks. But while the two places might be 4,400 miles apart, they're united in an effort to accelerate the advancement and growth of high-potential young Colorado tech companies. The thriving business climate in both locations reflects a synergistic trend as U.S.

CRM Magazine
12/04/2017
Going Global, Part 2: Staffing Up Your New European Sales Office

Any well-run company knows that its people are the most critical factor to success-and this is especially true when opening offices abroad. Here are tips for hiring staff for your new European sales office. Part two of a two-part series.

Bankless Times
11/24/2017
Ireland as a tech and finance hub an easy sale, Gaskin says - Bankless Times

There are many reasons why Ireland is a great place to set up shop and it's David Gaskin's job to tell businesses what they are. Mr. Gaskin is the vice president of technology and financial services, West Coast, at IDA Ireland, a government agency created to market the benefits of establishing a presence in Ireland.

Sales & Marketing Management
11/21/2017
What You Should Know Before Opening a European Office

The advent of online sales has certainly upended the traditional model of selling high-tech products but doing business over the internet only goes so far. Ultimately, fast-growing U.S. companies will likely need on-the-ground sales teams planted in foreign geographies to expand revenues and support overseas customers - particularly if your sales are high touch, require extensive post-sales support or involve regulatory considerations.

NBC Bay Area
11/03/2017
Ireland's Prime Minister Pays Visit to San Francisco

Ireland's Prime Minister on Friday visited a San Francisco company, but it was more a social and business event than a political one. San Francisco cloud computing company Twilio was celebrating its new European headquarters in Dublin, Ireland. (Published Monday, Nov 6, 2017) Ireland's Prime Minister on Friday visited a San Francisco company, but it was more a social and...

CRM Magazine
10/25/2017
Going Global: Guidelines on Opening a Successful European Sales Office

One of the milestones in an emerging company's growth is moving beyond a domestic-only sales model and putting feet on the ground in foreign territories. One of the most important is Europe, with its population of 550 million people located in a compact area.

CTO Vision
10/23/2017
How Does Ireland Measure Up as a Location for Starting Your European Engineering Team?

Europe is a vast, lucrative market and having a local tech operation in place to support it makes sense. But there are also solid economic reasons for a company to expand its engineering program to Europe. Europe offers a marketplace of 550 million people and is seen by many US tech companies as the gateway to EMEA region.

Paybefore
10/02/2017
As Fintech Ramps Up, Europe's Banking Regulator Is On the Move - Paybefore

By David Gaskin, IDA Ireland In a few weeks the European Commission will begin voting on a new home for the European Banking Authority (EBA). Currently in London's Canary Wharf financial district, the European Union's investment and banking regulator must move due to the impending British exit from the EU.

Bloomberg.com
09/25/2017
Bloomberg Markets: Shanahan on Brexit Driving Ireland Investing

Bloomberg Markets with Carol Massar and Cory Johnson. GUEST: Martin Shanahan Chief Executive Officer IDA Ireland Discussing growth of foreign investment in Ireland. This is a Bloomberg podcast. To download, watch or listen to this report now, click on the thumbnail/player on the sidebar. Before it's here, it's on the Bloomberg Terminal.

CustomerThink
09/19/2017
Seven Insider Tips for Launching Your EMEA Sales Operation

By Deirdre Moran, IDA Ireland In an increasingly global economy, many young, fast-growing companies in the United States find themselves doing business internationally without having made any conscious effort to do so. If your product is accessible online and your customers want it, they will find a way to get it, no matter where in the world they are located.

IoT Evolution
09/16/2017
IoT Evolution World Week in Review: Mitsubishi, Ericsson, Samsung

Welcome to the IoT Evolution Week in Review, my friends. This week, it's all about IoT Healthcare, IIoT, Connected Transportation and more in this IoT Evolution Week in Review Let's get into it, shall we? In our lead story, Oracle and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation will be working together to develop an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform for smart factories.

IoT Evolution
09/14/2017
What Should the Auto Industry Do About New European Data Rules?

By Brian Conroy, SVP, IDA Ireland In just nine months -- May of 2018 -- the EU''s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect and many car-related companies, like those in other industries, may not be ready for this substantial overhaul of data protection laws.

Med In Ireland
09/04/2017
The U.S. Medtech Industry's Irish Accent is Getting Stronger - Med In Ireland

by Michael Lohan, Head of Medical Technology & Healthcare Services at IDA Ireland While the medtech industry is thriving, with sales increases of 10% or more in 2016 over the previous year, this bullish market outlook is tempered with the usual bearish concerns over competition, funding, effective R&D and other business issues.

The MEDTECH Conference
08/29/2017
The U.S. Medtech Industry's Irish Accent is Getting Stronger (part two)

Michael Lohan is Head of Medical Technology & Healthcare Services at IDA Ireland. In this role, he is an ambassador spreading the word about Ireland's opportunities to medtech and biotech companies around the world. IDA Ireland is proud to be a platinum sponsor of The Med Tech Conference since 2007.

The MEDTECH Conference
08/22/2017
The U.S. Medtech Industry's Irish Accent is Getting Stronger (part one)

While the medtech industry is thriving, with sales increases of 10% or more in 2016 over the previous year, this bullish market outlook is tempered with the usual bearish concerns over competition, funding, effective R&D and other business issues.

India West
07/26/2017
Indian Entrepreneurs Bank on Fabled 'Luck of the Irish' for Green Returns

Ireland's richest citizen, billionaire construction tycoon Pallonji Mistry, has only one investment in the country whose passport he holds: cricket. The 88-year-old Mistry is chairman of the Shapoorji Pallonji Group and a significant stakeholder in the Tata Group. His net worth was estimated at a whopping $16.9 billion by Forbes magazine in 2015.

Biospace
06/26/2017
BIO2017 Countries Prepare Pitches for the EMA Following Brexit

June 26, 2017 By Alex Keown, BioSpace.com Breaking News Staff SAN DIEGO - While biotech leaders talked about possible partnerships atBio International, one unanswered question loomed in the back of some minds-where will the European Medicines Agency wind up?

BIO Buzz Daily
06/19/17
American biotech companies need to keep swift trial approval processes running as EMA prepares to...

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is a decentralized agency of the European Union that evaluates the safety of medical products for consumers in the 500 million-strong European Single Market. It has become invaluable in increasing the efficiency of drug regulation across the EU, giving Europeans access to new treatments and new medications roughly six months to a year sooner than most in Australia and Canada. For US biotech companies, the EMA is the first port of call in their efforts to...

FdiIntelligence
06/15/2017
Work visas versus protectionism: the winners and losers

At the beginning of May, Indian IT giant Infosys announced that over the next several years it would open four tech hubs in the US, hiring some 10,000 Americans in the process. It was a startling concession from the company, which has long been accused of job-stealing by the US.

DDNews
06/12/17
Ireland makes strong push to host EMA

DUBLIN—As we reported in the July 2016 issue of DDNews, in the article “Brexit could mean big changes for EMA,” the European Medicines Agency (EMA) was not likely to remain in the United Kingdom given that nation’s pending exit from the European Union (EU).

Levine Media Group
05/27/2017
Brexit Sparks Battle to House the EMA

The Bio Report podcast, hosted by veteran journalist Daniel Levine, focuses on the intersection of biotechnology with business, science, and policy. Listen to over 65,000+ radio shows, podcasts and live radio stations for free on your iPhone, iPad, Android and PC.

Converge Digest
05/11/2017
Video: Data Center Boom in Ireland

Will the data center boom accelerate in Ireland? Ireland is already home to the largest concentration of major cloud providers in Europe. In recent months, we have seen Irish data center expansions from AWS, Google, Facebook, Equinix and Microsoft. New next-gen transatlantic cables have landed on the Emerald isle.

CIOReview
03/30/2017
What Every CIO Should Know about Expanding Business to Europe

Paraic Hayes, SVP Western US, IDA Ireland For any company looking to service customers in another location, or trying to win new business in a different geography, opening an international office is a question that quickly comes to the fore.

VentureBeat
03/17/2017
Here's why Irish entrepreneurs' eyes are smiling on St. Patrick's Day

There are a lot of mature and emerging tech hubs around Europe now. But there remains an unusually tight link between Ireland's tech economy and Silicon Valley. Of course, this has been controversial at times, with companies like Apple accused of using Ireland as a tax haven.

CBS Radio News
03/17/2017
U.S. tech companies and Ireland by CBS Radio News

The period around St. Patrick's day is a good time to consider how Ireland and the U.S. are linked both culturally and economically with lots of tech companies having offices in both countries.

Larrysworld
03/16/2017
Ireland and U.S. tech industry

Just ahead of St. Patricks Day, I had a visit from Paraic Hayes, the VSP of IDA Ireland to talk about how Irish eyes are smiling on the U.S. tech industry. Here's the full interview: And here's the 1-minute CBS News Tech Talk Segment