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  • Barry O’LearyCEO IDA IrelandOctober 31 2012
  • Current Impact of FDIIDA Portfolio Companies250,000€115 billion
  • Current Impact of FDI Two thirds Business Expenditure on R&D
  • IDA Business Focus
  • IDA focus across industry segmentsLeading MNCs2nd TierEmerging Companies
  • Some wins to-date: January – October 2012
  • Ireland – Pharma / BioPharma Cluster
  • Lifescience Shared Services
  • Key Recent Pharma/Biopharma Investments New Expansion of Galway & Dublin;biopharmaceutical development and Expansion of Sligo Development, Dun Laoghaire facility in Cork manufacturing Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Facility in Dublin operations Plant Supply Chain $200m / 100 Jobs Management$420m / 200 Jobs $350m / 200 Jobs $110m / 175 Jobs $ 500m / 500 Jobs Bioassay Centre of Expansion of European HQ Sales Cork Manufacturing Expertise biotech campus in and Manufacturing Plant /Pneumococcal Grange Castle, Base Vaccine Conjugation Dublin $50m / 100 jobs Facility 120 jobs €29m $200m
  • Initiatives to support Pharma / Biopharma Cluster  Solid State Pharma Cluster ACADEMIA INDUSTRY  Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology Centre  National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT)
  • What attracts FDI to Ireland?• Talent, Technology, Track Record (operational excellence), Tax,• Ease of doing Business , EU Access, English speaking are building blocks…• Sector / Activity / Country Specific• Ireland’s Value Proposition - Needs Constant Enhancement Example – Biopharmaceuticals; - FDA Track Record TEAM IRELAND - National Institute for Bioprocessing and Research Training (NIBRT) - Science Foundation Ireland Initiatives - Strategic Sites - Cluster Impact - Financial Incentives - Regulatory Environment
  • World Competitiveness RankingsIBM PLI Global Location Trends Report 2011; 2nd ranked destination by jobs per 100,000 inhabitants 1st ranked destination by value* of Investment projects * a combination of Productivity, value-added, knowledge intensity and occupational profile composition Up 4 Places to Number 20IMD World Competiveness Yearbook 2012 1st in the world for ready availability of skilled labour 1st for flexibility and adaptability of people to challenges 1st for investment incentives to attract foreign investors 2nd for positive attitudes towards globalization 2nd for adaptability of companies to market changes 3rd for unit labour costs in the manufacturing sector 3rd in the world for labour productivity 4th for corporate tax rate on profit
  • FDI Outlook• Good immediate pipeline in Technology (ICT) Sector, Lifesciences, Financial Services, Digital media / Content, Professional / International Services• Flat European Market – Importance for FDI – Global Outlook• IDA needs to have more than 100+ investments in play at any one time• Pipeline generation and conversion is a key focus
  • Thank You