Alcatel-Lucent to create 70 jobs in Dublin
Bell Labs, the research arm of French communications firm Alcatel-Lucent has announced plans to create 70 new jobs in Dublin over the next five years.
Since it was established in Blanchardstown in 2005, Bell Labs in Ireland has collaborated with both academic and business communities through it's 'Open Innovation' program.
The company say the expansion will allow Irish academia and industry to benefit from their unique facilities and technology insight.
Making the announcement Mary Coughlan TD said: “Bell Labs plays a hugely significant part in the Irish research eco-system. Its uniquely open approach to innovation and the sharing of ideas will advance technological development and accelerate growth amongst Irish companies, bolstering our long-term economic expansion.”