Seán Neeson MLA said: “This news is a real boost to the local economy. It underlines the potential for high-skill job creation that Northern Ireland holds..
“Given that we are in the midst of an economic downturn, it is extremely positive that we are able to provide jobs of this nature. Medical and pharmaceutical companies play a big part in the local economy and this is a significant addition to this sector.
“There has been so much bad news on the employment front recently, but this news will provide some encouragement here.”