interpack 2017 is recording the highest demand among exhibitors in its history of over 55 years. By the official closing date of the international event for the packaging industry and related processing industries, exhibitors had booked about 20% more space than was available at the exhibition centre with its 262,400 [...]
For 2017, Jameson, one of the top Irish whiskey brands owned by Pernod Ricard, celebrated by commissioning local artist Steve McCarthy to create a piece of original label art for its Limited Edition Bottle. But this year Jameson took this creativity a step further by introducing the brand’s first ‘connected’ [...]
A new, ambitious strategy to drive growth in Scotland’s farming, fishing, food and drink industry has been unveiled by industry body, Scotland Food & Drink. Food and drink has been Scotland’s best performing sector in recent years, with record export figures and sales at home increasing rapidly too.
The sector is [...]
Glanbia Ingredients Ireland has announced the verification of Truly Grass Fed™ by the Non-GMO Project, North America’s most trusted seal for genetically modified organisms (GMO) avoidance for consumers. Truly Grass Fed™ is a premium range of dairy ingredients from Glanbia designed for customers and consumers who are looking for the [...]
The Coca-Cola Company has announced a number of senior leadership appointments to drive its ongoing transformation into a growth-oriented, consumer-centered, total beverage company. Key changes, which will be effective when President and COO James Quincey becomes Chief Executive Officer on May 1, include:
* Combining Global Marketing, Customer and Commercial Leadership, [...]
Boulder Media, which was acquired in 2016 by Hasbro, Inc, is adding several new animation positions to its operations in Dublin. To house the expanded team, Boulder Media will be relocating to a larger studio space in the summer.
The Studio, which currently employs a crew of 160, is significantly ramping [...]
According to a study by PwC, robotics and artificial intelligence could affect almost a third of UK jobs by the 2030s. However, the report also predicted that the nature of some occupations would change rather than disappear and that automation could create more wealth and additional jobs elsewhere in the [...]
More than €3 million is to be invested in improving Sandyford’s business district over the next five years. Funded by the 1,000 companies based across the area’s four industrial parks, the new Sandyford Business Improvement District Council (SBID) aims to introduce a number of initiatives to make the area a [...]
As part of a major restructuring of the business, Ulster Bank has announced it will close 22 of its branches in the Republic by the end of September. The restructuring will also result in 220 redundancies and approximately 8% of its workforce leaving the business.
Staff were informed of the bank’s [...]
Ecommerce firm eShopWorld has announced it will create up to 250 new high-end jobs over the next three years. The announcement coincided with the official opening of its global headquarters at Airside Business Park in Swords, Co. Dublin by Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton.
The jobs announcement is part [...]
The Nevin Economic Research Institute has called for the establishment of a new semi-State housing company to supply the market with more affordable rental accommodation. In its latest quarterly outlook, the Institute said the collapse in building output since the crash had resulted in chronic housing shortages, resulting in spiralling [...]
The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA), will get a €10 million cash injection over the next 5 years from the Health Research Board (HRB) to fund its research on ageing. By 2021, about one in seven in the Irish population will be aged 65+ and by 2031 this age [...]
Trinity’s newest research centre will find out in early May whether they will receive funding from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) after a round of interviews and applications that will determine the future of the ambitious immunology institution.
Trinity is currently seeking funding from the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) to establish the [...]
Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland-funded research centre for software, is set to join with Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering at the University of Maryland to collaborate on “extensive research” in the coming years.
Commenting on the new partnership, Lero researcher Prof Mike Hinchey said his group’s new partner offers “the [...]
Recognising and celebrating excellence in knowledge transfer in Irish Higher Education Institutes and publicly funded research organisations, the annual KTI Impact Awards will be held in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham on Thursday 30th March.
KTI (Knowledge Transfer Ireland) is the national office that helps business benefit from access to Irish expertise [...]