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Two Irish hospitals plan to start using three-dimensional printers at the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology in the coming months to create copies of patients’ hearts to help with surgery for heart disease in adults and congenital heart defects in babies.
An estimated 400 jobs are expected to be created in the construction sector at NUI Galway as part of a €75 million spend on university developments.
Data released this week by the Galway-based Collins McNicholas Recruitment and HR Services Group, one of Ireland’s leading recruitment firms, has revealed significant job growth in the first half of 2011 with the number of job vacancies registered with Collins McNicholas in 2011, 58 per cent higher than it was in the first half of 2010.
Entrepreneurs, innovators and people with ideas in the West region are invited to get involved as both speakers and learners for an upcoming conference with a difference.
NUI Galway was named in the top three big winners, securing over € 60 million in research funding under PRTLI Cycle 5 - the Programme for Research in Third Level Institutions, announced last weekend by An Taoiseach, Mr Brian Cowen T.D.
As revealed in the Advertiser week, top American medical firm Abiomed has said it hopes to create some 250 jobs in Athlone over the next five years, with the support of the IDA.
In the three-year period from 2006 to 2009 seven prospective investors have visited Mayo as a result of IDA representation while just one company has made a return visit in that same period. Deputy John O’Mahony has also learned that the potential investors represented the medical technologies, ICT, International Service and the pharmaceutical sector. To date, no investment has resulted from these visits.
Mayo Science and Technology Festival — now in its third year — has organised an innovative night of presentations, discussion, and debate on the types of technology that might be in use in 30 years time and how these will affect our lives and those of our children. Entitled Mayo 2040, the night is aimed at entrepreneurs, business people, teachers, parents, and anyone with an interest in what Mayo might be like in 30 years’ time.