Good news for Cork’s engineers.
Medical technology company Boston Scientific (not to be confused with Boston Dynamics, who make the scary robot dogs) will invest €30million in their Cork headquarters.
The company announced this morning that it would be expanding its Cork workforce by 70 people over the next few years, adding to the 1,200 already employed there. The jobs created will be in engineering and production.
Vice President of Operations at the Cork HQ Sean Gayer said the company was “delighted to be adding new quality, engineering and production capabilities to our Cork facility and contributing further to the strong MedTech sector in the region.”
Boston Scientific currently employ around 6,000 people in total across its bases in Clonmel, Galway and Cork, making it the biggest life science company in Ireland.
Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise Leo Varadkar welcomed the news, saying: ““This investment will allow the company to grow and develop its world leading technologies and ensure that it continues helping to improve and save lives.
“Ireland is globally recognised as a centre of excellence for the Life Sciences and this investment is a real vote of confidence in us and our capacity. I wish the team the very best with their plans.”
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