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Infineon Technologies to create 100 jobs in Dublin & Cork

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Semiconductor company Infineon Technologies is to create 100 jobs at its Cork and Dublin sites as it expands its Research and Development presence in Ireland within the next four years.

The new highly skilled engineering positions will be split evenly between the Dublin and Cork R&D sites of the company and will bring the total workforce of Infineon in Ireland to over 300.

“Ireland is an important research hub for Infineon and we are committed to expanding our presence even further,” said Martin O’Keeffe, Managing Director of Infineon Ireland.

“The vibrant Irish engineering ecosystem enables us to be a centre of excellence for innovation and R&D for the company,” he added.

“At Infineon, we are committed to actively driving decarbonization and digitalisation. As a global semiconductor leader for the automotive industry, we are shaping the future of mobility with products and solutions to make cars clean, safe and smart,” said Thomas Boehm, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Microcontroller Automotive at Infineon.

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence Micheál Martin said today’s announcement underscores Ireland’s reputation as a global hub for innovation and technology and will have a positive impact on the communities of Dublin and Cork.

“The creation of over 100 highly skilled engineering positions across both locations reflects the confidence Infineon has in our talented workforce and supportive business environment,” Mr Martin said.

Michael Lohan, CEO of IDA Ireland, said that Infineon’s choice of Ireland to further expand its presence showcases the business-friendly environment, skilled workforce, and strategic location on offer to multinationals in Ireland.

“While boosting the technological landscape in Ireland, this investment also fosters continuous growth and innovation in the semiconductor industry in Dublin and Cork,” he added.

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