IDA Ireland is Ireland’s Inward Investment Promotion and Development Agency. The Agency partners with overseas companies to secure new investment in Ireland and collaborates to assist companies expand their existing footprint in Ireland. IDA Ireland works with a portfolio of over 1,500 overseas company operations in Ireland across a myriad of industry sectors from Technology and Life Sciences to International Services and Financial Services. Today 9 of the top 10 Pharmaceutical companies, 14 of the top 15 Medical Technology companies, 8 of the top 10 Industrial Automation companies, 9 of the top 10 Global Software companies and 4 of the top 5 Global Technology companies have established operations in Ireland. These companies employ more than 245,000 people in Ireland, the highest level on record.