Legato accelerates growth with establishment of R&D Hub in Limerick creating 60 jobs over the next six months
By IDA Ireland
[Limerick, Ireland] Tuesday September 14th 2021: Legato Health Technologies (Legato) has announced plans to establish an R&D hub in Limerick city leveraging the Mid-West region’s diverse technology talent. Legato is working to improve the health of humanity and create and develop solutions that promote high value and access to healthcare. This project is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland.
Attracted to Ireland by its strong talent pool, Legato aims to hire more than 60 over the next six months, including expert Data Scientists and Artificial Intelligence (AI) engineers. This team will be responsible for building and iterating applications and AI solutions to make healthcare simple, affordable and accessible for its clients. With an innovative open office space Limerick’s National Technology Park along with hybrid work arrangements, Legato’s associates will be able to make the most of the work/life balance Limerick and Ireland’s Mid-West have to offer.
Tánaiste & Minister for Enterprise Trade & Employment Leo Varadkar TD said: “I warmly welcome Legato’s plans to open a new R&D Hub in Limerick city which will create 60 jobs over the next 6 months. The Mid-West has a strong talent pool which will allow Legato’s new hub to thrive. Firms like Legato are vital to the future of global healthcare, and I wish them every success for the future both in the Irish market and abroad.”
President Legato Health Technologies Rajat Puri said: “At Legato, we are applying cutting edge data science and engineering technologies to solve complex problems to improve the healthcare of humanity. We are looking for talent who want to work on the types of projects that will make an impact and we are thrilled to be here setting up our operations in Limerick. Not only are we investing in the people we hire but the city and we are also proud to be able to bring the culture of Ireland to our global team.”
CEO of IDA Ireland Martin Shanahan said: “Legato’s decision to establish its R&D hub in Limerick is most welcome. IDA client companies based in the Mid-West benefit from the region’s highly skilled and talented workforce. IDA Ireland remains committed to winning jobs and investments in regional locations. I wish to welcome Legato to Limerick and wish them every success with this expansion.”
The opening of the Ireland office will enable Legato to better serve its customers and provide agility in responding to the evolving needs of its existing and new clients.
To explore opportunities to join the Legato team in Limerick, visit https://www.legatohealth.com/ir/careers/