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Minister Mitchell O'Connor launches report on the skills needs of the Biopharma industry

Wednesday 10 August 2016

Up to 8,400 job openings to arise in the sector to 2020

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D., on Monday 8th August, launched a new report by the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EGFSN) on the Future Skills Needs of the Biopharma Industry in Ireland. The objective of the study is to review the supply of, and demand for, skills for the Biopharma industry in Ireland up to 2020.

The full report, Future Skill Needs of the Biopharma Industry in Ireland, is available on the website of the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs, Click here

DPS executive director Gerry Hamill attended the launch.











Front L – R:
Matt Moran, Director Biopharmachem Ireland, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, Minister of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, Una Halligan, Chairperson Expert Group on Future Skills Needs' John Halligan, Minister for Training, Skills & Innovation, Killian O’Driscoll, Director of Products NIBRT
Back L – R:
Barry Heavey, Head of Life Science, Engineering & Industrial Technology at IDA Ireland, Gerry Hamill, Executive Director DPS, Tommy Fanning, Head of Biopharmaceuticals & Food at IDA Ireland, Louise Prendergast, HR Director Biologics Ireland
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