7 April 2017
By Bryan T. Smyth
Enterprise Ireland today announced the creation of 60 new jobs for the Cork region through six of its client companies – Aventamed based in the Rubicon Centre, Cork; Coolmore Foods based in Bandon; EviView based in South Mall, Cork; Intelligent Implants based in central Cork; Rinocloud based in central Cork and Velona Systems based on Anglesea Street, Cork. The new positions vary across sectors including software, medical devices and food.
Aventamed, has developed an innovative device which transforms ear tube (grommet/tympanostomy tube) surgery in children and adults. The hand-held device gives surgeons the choice to undertake ear tube surgery without the risks of a general anaesthetic or the need for a costly operating room. Aventamed will be hiring for 15 new positions and recruitment has already begun. The jobs are in the areas of sales, marketing, quality, regulatory and R&D.
Coolmore Foods, established in 1980 in a family farmhouse in West Cork is a leading cake manufacturer servicing the Irish market and exporting to 12 countries. Now operating from Bandon with the highest international accreditations, Coolmore, in partnership with the local Lisavaird Dairy Coop, is expanding its product range to seek new markets, both domestic and foreign. Coolmore Foods will be hiring for two new positions. The new positions are in sales and marketing and recruitment will begin immediately.
EviView, provides best-in-class production and reliability management software to pharma and biotech companies that are looking for continuous improvement of their bulk API manufacturing processes. Their e-ConnX platform helps manufacturing teams optimise production processes through cutting edge process reliability analytics that identify the ‘One truth’ around downtime and delays to schedules. EviView will be hiring for 12 new positions and recruitment will begin in April. The new positions will vary across IT, sales and marketing.
Intelligent Implants, is at the forefront of electrotherapeutic devices to treat disease and aid recovery in bone and other tissues through pioneering the use of data, engineering, and biologics to bring novel, active and connected medical devices to healthcare. Their integrated devices facilitate treatment for the patient, as well as, decision making for the healthcare professional. Intelligent Implants will be hiring for 10 new positions and recruitment will begin in the summer. The new positions will vary across regulatory, quality and R&D.
Rinocloud, the Cork and Cambridge based start-up, provides online solutions for the management of raw data generated by researchers in academic and corporate research sectors. Rinocloud’s solution is used daily by research groups in some of the world’s leading research laboratories in Cambridge, Oxford, Granada and Tyndall as well as private companies in the greentech, automotive, medical and artificial intelligence sectors. Rinocloud will be hiring for 10 new positions in Cork and recruitment will begin immediately. The new positions are for scientists and software professionals.
Velona Systems, make VoIP communications safer by providing real-time detection and protection via Cloud SaaS solutions to reduce risk of revenue loss, productivity loss, or brand damage. Velona’s solutions help enterprises and service providers vulnerable to VoIP security attacks such as, Toll Fraud, Telephony Denial of Service (T-DoS) and Spam over Internet Telephony (SPIT) attacks. Velona also provide VoIP fingerprinting and threat databases built using its proprietary adaptive learning techniques to multiple sectors in the wider Cyber Security marketplace. Velona will be hiring initially for 7 new positions in Ireland, rising to 13 positions in 2018 and recruitment will begin in May 2017. The new positions will vary across R&D, customer support and sales and marketing.
Martin Corkery, Regional Director, South and South East Regions, Enterprise Ireland said: “A priority for Enterprise Ireland is to help Irish entrepreneurs and companies to start and grow. We have been working closely with all six companies and seen first-hand how each company is working to build scale and expand their business. Today’s announcement demonstrates how Cork is a thriving base for Irish businesses to flourish. Enterprise Ireland looks forward to continuing to support each company as they continue to grow and scale, creating jobs here in the South.”