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2011-06-28 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovation Ireland (www.innovationireland.ie) tonight will host an event at the Embassy of Ireland in Washington, D.C., to coincide with the showcase of Ireland's world class biotechnology industry at BIO's 8th annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing. The event will be hosted by Innovation Ireland and The Irish Ambassador to the United States, Michael Collins.

2011-06-27 09:33:00

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the 2011 BIO International Convention, Scotland, with a record 20 companies in attendance, announces plans to double the economic contribution of its life sciences sector to the Scottish economy by 2020.

2011-06-23 07:34:00

OSLO, Norway, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In Scandinavia, music streaming has already become mainstream, and revenues are increasing at a brisk pace. New research reveals willingness to pay for such a service is at its peak amongst the future generation.

2011-05-26 07:00:00

OLFUS, Iceland, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandic Water Holdings ehf, makers of the award-winning, CarbonNeutral® natural spring water from Iceland, Icelandic Glacial, reported today that it had formally closed its 2010 funding round raising a total of $40 million in equity from new and existing investors.

2011-05-25 07:00:00

BOSTON and EDINBURGH, Scotland, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading online retailer, Amazon is to create 900 jobs in Edinburgh, Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond announced today.

2011-05-17 11:43:01

As Iceland became part of the Norwegian kingship 1262, a new power structure in the shape of an Icelandic aristocracy appointed by the king of Norway was established.

2011-05-05 07:00:00

DUBLIN, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Online Access to Over 4 Million Irish Records Dating From 1400 to 1920s at Launch - Over 50 Million Records Available in First 12-18 Months The 80 million people worldwide who claim to have Irish ancestry, half of which (41 million) are Americans, have limited resources to prove their claim but now thanks to the launch of family history website http://www.findmypast.ie many will be able to make that connection with their past....

2011-03-17 04:00:00

LONDON, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Tourism Ireland Today Announced the Launch of an Online Game, Which Will go Live on Facebook on St Patrick's Day, 17th March 2011 - Called Ireland Town http://www.facebook.com/irelandtown the Game Brings the Holiday Experience in Ireland to Life for Facebook Fans Across the World - Competition to win an Amazing 4-night Adventure in the West of Ireland, Alongside Prizes Including an Orla Kiely bag, Artisan Food Hampers, or a box of the...

2011-02-10 07:59:00

BOSTON and GLASGOW, Scotland, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scottish games publisher Outplay Entertainment is to establish new offices and up to 150 high value jobs in Dundee, First Minister Alex Salmond announced today.

2010-12-20 05:00:00

EDINBURGH, Scotland, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- KILTR today announced the public beta launch of its international online platform for business professionals of Scottish descent at http://www.KILTR.com.


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