Pictured (L-R): Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation; Paul Pietrangelo, COO of Alien Technology Transfer’s Ireland operations; Joanna Murphy, CEO, ConnectIreland; and Emmanuele Angione, the connector who introduced Alien Technology Transfer to Ireland
UK-based consultancy company Alien Technology Transfer has crated 19 additional jobs in Dublin with the launch of its strategic operations centre in Dublin.
The company specialises in project financing, project management, development of concepts and business models for innovative products.
Alien Technology Transfer plans to support the company’s global growth from its new Irish hub in Dublin city centre, creating 19 jobs over three years.
Introduced to Ireland through ConnectIreland, the organisation responsible for delivering the Government’s Succeed in Ireland initiative, Alien Technology Transfer plans to support the company’s global growth from the new hub.
Alien Technology Transfer works with small and medium-sized companies to help them secure grant funding under Horizon 2020. The company guides the application process and provides comprehensive support from proposal preparation and feasibility study performance to project management.
The Irish operation will be in charge of project management activities and development of business plans for clients across Europe, in sectors including ICT, energy, health, manufacturing, transport and eco-innovation.
Paul Pietrangelo, COO of Alien Technology Transfer’s Ireland operations, said: “We chose Dublin for our expansion as it is one of the best places in the world for start-ups to grow and do business. With the presence of both research focused universities and big tech companies, Dublin is a becoming a centre of excellence for innovation. We hope to work with many local start-ups in achieving their financial and commercial goals.”
Joanna Murphy, CEO of ConnectIreland, commented: “Alien Technology Transfer provide invaluable support to small and medium-sized companies looking to access important EU funding. We are delighted that they recognised the value of Ireland’s business community and wish them every success in the future.”