Business expansion
Southern and Eastern; Dublin;
Location of affected unit(s)
Information / Communication
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
62.09 - Other information technology and computer service activities

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
24 June 2021
Employment effect (start)
1 June 2021
Foreseen end date


Technology company 3M will create 100 new jobs in Dublin as part of a new research and development technical centre which it aims to establish over the next two to three years. Recruitment for the new roles has already begun and the staff will work remotely until the company’s new office space is completed.

The centre will be named the 3M Digital Science Community. The centre will work closely with 3M Health Care’s Health Information Systems Division (HIS) and with broader 3M Health Care business group. The new centre will help to improve the company’s global digital operations, increase deployment of cloud-based solutions, and further develop artificial intelligence to digitalise patient documentation process, better measure the quality of healthcare delivery and improve clinical outcomes.

The company currently employs over 500 people in Dublin and Athlone.

3M has undergone various restructuring events in Europe, including over 200 job cuts in France in 2017270 job creation in Poland in 2016, and another 120 job creation in Poland in 2015



Eurofound (2021), 3M, Business expansion in Ireland, factsheet number 105114, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/105114.