Life science is one of Ireland South East’s longest established and fastest growing sectors.
Companies invest and reinvest in Ireland South East because of the knowledge of the existing workforce and the ability of the talent pipeline to adapt to emerging technologies.
9,000 people in region have a third level qualification in Science, mathematics and computing; 20,000 people have a third level qualification in engineering, manufacturing and construction; and 16,500 people have a third level qualification in health and welfare.
10,000+ professionals employed in Pharma and Medical Device Companies in Ireland South East
Source: DBEI, Annual Employment Survey
2,500+ students from Ireland South East currently studying natural sciences, mathematics and statistics; 4,300+ studying health and welfare; and 3,000+ studying engineering, manufacturing or construction.
An estimated 3,000 professionals with Science qualifications and 3,000 professionals with engineering qualifications commute out of the region daily.
The PMBRC is an applied research centre which supports the sustainable growth of the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry in Ireland South East.
The mission of the NRCI is to support multi-disciplinary research and provide a suitable platform for scientists (for example, medical, biological, nutritional and social) to exchange knowledge and gain further understanding into the study of human well-being.
The scientists in EnviroCORE are researching innovative environmental technologies and biotechnologies with a view towards enhancing the economic and social development in an environmentally friendly manner.
Kinetic Labs is a new purpose-built science innovation centre for the South East with 400 m2 of wet lab space. It is the perfect place for all types of science, technology and research-based enterprises to access facilities and supports with which to start a new business or grow an existing one.