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1  Ireland - The New Tech Capital of Europe The London Irish Business Society in association with PWC presents: 30 th January PWC, More London Speakers: Richard Hendron, IDA Ireland Fintan Costello, Google Connor Murphy, Datahug Live Demonstrations Eoghan O’Sullivan, VonBismark Harry Santa-Olalla & Jon Douglas, iBid

2  Connor Murphy Datahug

3  Fintan Costello

4 Feel Free to Connect: twitter.com/fintancostello fintancostello.com uk.linkedin.com/in/fintancostello/

5  Richard Hendron, IDA Ireland

6 Docklands - Technology Occupiers.

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9 Key International Games Companies in Ireland

10 Sample of Irish Games Companies

11 Irish Animation Companies

12 - Ireland as a platform for European companies developing International markets for products and services: e.g. Gilt Groupe Smartbox Shire Covidien - Emerging growth companies e.g. Diaceutics New IDA Business Models

13 Unit Wage Costs % Change Source: EU Commission 2011 Ireland’s competitiveness improving: Factory/office rental costs are down by 50%+ on 2007 Cost of hiring new personnel in the ICT sector generally lower by up to 20% on 2008, with costs for individual positions lower by up to:  20-25% for management (senior, R&D, etc.)  15% for sales (inside sales/account managers, etc.) (30%-35% OTE’s)  20%-25% for technical support, customer support, localization and testing

14 Clients Providing High Volume Information and Data Management from Ireland TOP ONLINE BRANDS SOCIAL NETWORKS DIGITAL GAMES B2B ECOMMERCE MOBILE / TELCO WEB SECURITY SaaS Software

15 Data Hosting & Data Centres (Dublin)

16 Ireland: R&D in Digital Technologies  Investment in Research & Development  An unprecedented £ 9 billion committed to the Government’s Strategy for Science, Technology & Innovation  Funding is building a world class research infrastructure  Tax & Grant Incentives  Relief of up to 37.5% on eligible R&D expenditure – 25% tax credit plus 12.5% tax deduction  IDA/EI R&D Grant Assistance towards standalone and/or collaborative research  DERI - International web science research institute for Symantic web research:  CLARITY – Interactive Media, Information Discovery, Content Management/Retrieval/Indexing:  CNGL – Centre for next generation localisation technologies, focussed on addressing challenges of volume, access and personalisation:  LERO – Software Engineering research centre focussing on practice, processes, methods, global software development:  CLIQUE – Network analysis of social networks:  GV2 - Perception and graphics, Real-time rendering and animation, Crowd simulation, Image/Video and Audio Processing & Analysis, Custom and multi-core hardware architectures: GV2  SIGMEDIA - Digital Image Sequence Processing, Motion Estimation, Content Based Image Retrieval and Motion Picture Restoration COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH CENTRES

17 Docklands - Technology Occupiers. Richard Hendron, IDA Ireland, , Christine Esson, Enterprise Ireland, ,

18 LIBS presents: Ireland – The New Tech Capital of Europe Kindly Supported By:


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