Learn how IRDG member, Fidelity Investments, has leveraged the supports and guidance available from IRDG over many years to strengthen their R&D base in Ireland.
Fidelity Investments is a diversified financial services company based in Boston with a global presence. Fidelity’s mission is to inspire better futures and deliver better outcomes for the customers and businesses we serve.
With assets under administration of $8.2 trillion, we focus on meeting the unique needs of a diverse set of customers: helping more than 30 million people invest their own life savings, 22,000 businesses manage employee benefit programs, as well as providing more than 13,500 financial advisory firms with investment and technology solutions to invest their own clients’ money.
We are more than a financial services firm – we are innovators, a market leader in defining investment strategies and pioneers in developing cutting-edge technology solutions. Our work at Fidelity Ireland is critical to the global organization, delivering essential technology, operations and support services.
Ireland’s Innovation 2020 strategy, supporting the new generation of emerging technology opportunities, has been a significant contributor to Fidelity Investments doubling its technology footprint in Dublin and Galway in the past six years.
Through support from the IDA and various Government R&D incentives, Fidelity Ireland has grown its capabilities across multiple domains including Enterprise Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity, Asset Management, Brokerage Technology, and more recently, our new Digital Assets organization. Our Dublin office in Citywest is also home to Fidelity’s European Innovation Lab.
With support from Enterprise Ireland (EI) and Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), we partner with universities and research centres to achieve break-through innovations for global application. A recent co-authored paper on the work Fidelity and Insight/NUIG conducted in the area of NLP was awarded top 3 paper in the 2019 International Semantics Conference in Germany and in recognition of our work with the Irish academic R&D ecosystem, Fidelity Ireland was awarded the Invest in Ireland “Use of R&D” Gold Award.