Bord na Móna is to create 91 jobs as part of a €6m research and development investment over the next three years with the support of Enterprise Ireland.
Enterprise Ireland is supporting the work of the company's innovation division in a number of number of high technology growth areas such as clean technology, carbon reduction and growing media.
Bord na Móna today also announced a new strategy to collaborate with and mentor start-ups and small and medium sized enterprises in the Midlands region and have appointed an outreach development manager.
'The R&D strategy will help this important company to transition from a domestically focused traditional company into a significant internationally focussed, innovative business. Its success will contribute to our broader aim of enhancing Ireland's innovation profile and creating high-value jobs," commented Enterprise Ireland's chief executive Frank Ryan.
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