Almost 220 jobs are to be created by entrepreneurial start-ups over the next 12 months. The posts will be available in 30 firms backed by Dublin Business Innovation Centre (Dublin BIC).

Dublin BIC was established in 1988 as part of a national and European organisation of business and innovation centres which identify, select and support entrepreneurial start-ups. Firms with the new jobs include Davra Networks, EmpowerTheUser, iCabbi, Learnosity, MMSOFT Design, OpenJaw Technologies, Point of Care, Stratus5 and SafeFood 360.