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US medical products company to create 50 new jobs

The jobs will be created over the next three years with the backing of the IDA.

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A US MEDICAL products company has announced that it is to create 50 new jobs with the help of the IDA over the next three years.

ResMed, which manufactures products to combat sleep and respiratory disorders, has announced that it is expand its research and development facility in Dublin over the next three years.

Its current centre is based at a facility at University College Dublin and assists companies to access the university’s research base.

The company says that the new jobs will facilitate the development of sensor-based technology designed for patients with chronic diseases in their home.

“We believe there are great opportunities in growing our presence in Ireland,” ResMed founder, chairman and chief executive Dr Peter Farrell said.

“One of the factors that played a part in our 2011 acquisition of BiancaMed, a UCD spin-out company, was the tremendous advantage of being based in a country that strongly supports research and development.”

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