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BD Opens New Global R&D Centre of Excellence in Limerick

85 new high-tech positions for Limerick region in medical technology company

BD Opens New Global R&D Centre of Excellence in Limerick

BD, a leading global medical technology company, today announced the creation of 85 new jobs for the Limerick region. The announcement was made at the official opening of BD’s Research Centre Ireland (RCI) in Limerick’s National Technology Park.

The €21 million investment in BD’s new centre of excellence has already seen 100 jobs recruited for the facility in 2017 and early 2018. The announcement of these 85 additional positions will bring the total number of employees across BD’s two Limerick sites to 285. 

BD was founded in 1897 and has had a presence in Ireland since 1964. The company provides solutions that help advance medical research and genomics, enhance the diagnosis of infectious disease and cancer, improve medication management and infection prevention and support the management of diabetes.

BD’s new Research Centre Ireland (RCI) is focused on product and software development, clinical research instrumentation and prototype development, expanding the existing community of Life Sciences companies in the region.  

The 85 new roles are for a variety of highly skilled positions such as software, hardware and systems engineering, scientists, and technical management, with the majority being brought on-stream by the end of this year.   BD has invested significantly in Irish Jobs and the Irish economy over the last 50 years since it established its first manufacturing site in Drogheda.

BD currently employs more than 1,300 employees , in Ireland across Drogheda, Dun Laoghaire and its two sites in Limerick. For more information on BD, please visit bd.com. For more information on BD Ireland, visit bdcareers.ie

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