ATU welcomes announcement by IDA

Friday, May 05, 2023 Press Office
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Atlantic Technological University (ATU) warmly welcomes the announcement today (Friday, 5 May 2023) from IDA Ireland and the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment that Dexcom, Inc., a global leader in continuous glucose monitoring for people with diabetes, plans to build its newest global manufacturing facility in Athenry, Galway.

The project is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland and represents an investment of €300 million over five years and the potential to create up to 1,000 high-skilled jobs over the same period.

ATU President Dr Orla Flynn says: “We welcome Dexcom to the West of Ireland and look forward to ATU supporting their talent development needs in the years ahead.” 

ATU is one of the largest multi-campus universities in Ireland with a community of over 22,000 students and 2,000 staff across the west and north-west. 

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