Business expansion
Border; Midland and Western; West
Location of affected unit(s)
Professional Services
Professional, Scientific And Technical Activities
Other Professional, Scientific And Technical Activities
74.9 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities n.e.c.

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
10 October 2019
Employment effect (start)
10 October 2019
Foreseen end date
31 December 2021


The privately owned contract laboratory Complete Laboratory Solutions (CLS) is going to create 100 new jobs in Galway, over the next two years. The company provides testing services to 600 pharmaceutical and medical technology companies. 78 of the new positions are part of CLS MedPharma and will be responsible for managing new projects around the country. The environmental department CLS Ros Muc will be also recruiting 18 environmental science graduates and food microbiologists. The remaining 4 positions will cover new appointments in marketing, sales and finance. The jobs expansion is being supported by Enterprise Ireland.

CLS was first established in Galway in 1994 and opened its second site in 2008. The company currently employs 200 people at its testing lab in County of Galway.



Eurofound (2019), Complete Laboratory Solutions (CLS), Business expansion in Ireland, factsheet number 98826, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/98826.