A number of the world’s best-known businesses have significant operations in the Galway area, some for over 40 years.
Met Life, HP Enterprise, Thermo King, Avaya, Boston Scientific, Cisco, Medtronic, SAP, Fidelity Investments, EA Games and Valeo Vision Systems are some of over 70 multi-national companies employing almost 20,000 people.
They are attracted by the talented, educated workforce, the quality of life and the lower cost environment. Galway offers an attractive alternative to larger cities for mobile foreign investment projects. Ireland boasts the leading cluster of MedTech industries, employing the highest number per capita of Medical Technology personnel in Europe and Galway is its hub.
In support of this cluster, indigenous companies have grown to provide a comprehensive range of related service and sub-supply activities