Thursday, October 04 08:06:24
Jason Lynch, managing director of the new Cork operation of Hittite Microwave said the choice of Cork as the location for R and D activities was due to a combination of the availability of world-class engineers and the proximity to the semiconductor and integrated circuit design capabilities in Tyndall Institute, University College Cork and Cork Institute of Technology. 30 jobs are to be created in Cork where the US Semiconductor company, Hittite Microwave Corporation will establish two operations
19 new jobs are to be created in the company's research and development facility while 11 other people will be employed at the company's new International Operations Centre. Hittite Microwave is a technology company which designs and manufactures high frequency, analog and mixed signal electronics components. The products that will be designed at the Cork R and D facility will be high performance components for use in telecommunications and sensor systems across a variety of applications. The Minister for Jobs and Innovation, Richard Bruton said the announcment was a great vote of confidence in Cork and in Ireland.