Five North American companies and one European-based high growth company are creating 185 new jobs in Dublin and Wexford in sectors including medical devices and business analytics.

A database technology company founded in Massachusetts in US in 2010, NuoDB, is to open its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) development centre in Dublin and a new office in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

It intends to hire 50 developers, engineers and tech support professionals in Dublin over the next three years.

Cloud management software company Artisan Infrastructure, which is headquartered in Austin, Texas, is establishing its EMEA headquarters in Dublin, creating 30 new information technology jobs.

With offices all over Europe and the US, business analytics company DataClarity is also to take on 30 people over the next two years in an ICT capacity at a newly established EMEA headquarters in Dublin.

Moving south, medical device manufacturer CRI has announced today the creation of 25 new jobs over the next three years at its Wexford facility in Ireland.

CRI Wexford, Ireland specialises in custom interventional balloon design and manufacturing.

Over the next three years, the Wexford facility will expand to support operations at CRI’s four other locations in Indianapolis, Costa Rica and two locations in Minnesota.

New York based global sales optimisation company Modern Marketing Concepts, which provides outsourced multichannel sales and marketing for healthcare and building products, aims to build a 30-strong sales and marketing team at its new EMEA headquarters in Dublin.

Finally, small French financial technology company Megatransfert SAS set up in 2011 specialising in micropayments via telephone, plans to take on 20 additional people at its Dublin office, doubling the existing workforce there.

IDA Ireland is supporting all of the investments.