It was announced today that a UK-based consultancy company today has launched their strategic operations centre in Dublin, creating 19 jobs.

Alien Technology Transfer specialises in project financing, project management, development of concepts and business models for innovative products. They are planning to support their Global growth from their new Irish hub in Dublin City Centre, creating 19 jobs over three years.

The company was introduced to Ireland through ConnectIreland, the company responsible for delivering the Government’s Succeed in Ireland initiative, as part of the Action Plan for Jobs, in association with IDA Ireland.

Alien Technology Transfer works with small and medium-sized companies to help them secure grant funding under Horizon 2020.

The Irish operation will be in charge of project management activities and development of business plans for clients across Europe, in sectors including ICT, energy, health, manufacturing, transport and eco-innovation.

Horizon 2020 is an EU-wide Research and Innovation programme with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020). The programme, aimed at securing Europe’s global competitiveness, focuses on supporting new projects and getting them off the ground quickly.

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