4 October 2020
By Elaine Murphy
A US semiconductor company is to invest €4 million in R&D activities in addition to establishing an International Operations Centre
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, TD, today announced that Hittite Microwave Corporation, a US semiconductor company, is to establish two operations in Cork; 19 new jobs will be created in Research and Development (R&D) activities while 11 people will be employed at the company’s new International Operations Centre. The investments are supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland.
Hittite Microwave Corporation is a technology company which designs and manufactures high frequency, analogue and mixed-signal electronics components. The company maintains a high level of R&D investment to develop state of the art circuit design techniques. The R&D operation being established in Cork will expand Hittite Microwave’s global workforce. The products that will be designed at the Cork facility will be high-performance components for use in telecommunications and sensor systems across a variety of applications.