|Tuesday, 13th February 2018 – Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys TD and IDA Ireland today welcomed the announcement that MSD is to develop a new biotechnology facility in Dublin, with the expected creation of up to 350 new jobs.
Known as MSD Biotech, Dublin, the facility will be constructed on an existing MSD-owned property, the site of its former facility in Swords, Co. Dublin.
Commenting on the announcement, the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD said “this investment by MSD is a great vote of confidence in Ireland. MSD has been a tremendous success story in this country with plants located in several centres, providing valuable employment. This new, cutting edge, Biotechnology facility will be a tremendous asset to our Pharma industry and will deepen the great partnership between the company and Ireland.”