BD to create more than 130 jobs in expansion of Limerick R&D facility to drive health care innovation

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€70million investment to establish new research laboratories, jobs in Software Engineering, Informatics and Cybersecurity

LIMERICK, IRELAND (15th  Dec. 2021) –BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced plans to create more than 130 new jobs and invest €70 million over five years in BD’s Research Centre Ireland R&D Centre of Excellence in Limerick.

The investment will further position the facility as a hub for the development of smart, secure connected health and infection monitoring solutions in clinical and non-clinical settings. As a result, BD will add approximately 130 new, high-quality research and development positions in engineering and scientific disciplines such as software, electronics, hardware and immunology. The expansion of the facility will include a state-of-the-art laboratory, workspaces and technologies to support cutting-edge innovation.

This project is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland.

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