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About Us

RCI (Research Centre Ireland) is a new state-of-the-art facility adjacent to the beautiful University of Limerick campus. As one of 4 Enterprise R&D hubs serving multiple business units, we offer a comprehensive portfolio of integrated hardware, software, and technology-based services in order to support BD worldwide. We currently support 6 business units across BD’s Medical, Lifesciences and Interventional segments.

Our culture

We foster the culture of collaboration by challenging each other every day - from scientists and engineers working in close proximity to each other to researchers and developers having interactions with customers. By continuous cultivation of best practices throughout the organization, our associates can feel cared for as individuals. We all thrive in creating a sustainable, innovative, and efficient environment.  

As a global organization, we are used to helping people transfer from location to location around the world. We understand that it’s a big challenge, whether you are single or moving with a family, so our goal is to make it as stress-free as possible for you. Read the stories of our associates who moved to Ireland to continue their careers at BD Research Center in Limerick (RCI).

Anshul Shandillya

"Although it was tough for me to move to a new country and settle here, my entire journey was made more comfortable by the hospitality of the wonderful people of this beautiful country. The people are very friendly and ‘great craic’.” (NOTE: Craic – pronounced “crack” -- is a way to describe “fun.") Click to read Anshul's story.

Prathamesh Dhanpalwar

“I’ve been in Ireland for nine years now and came from Hyderabad, India. Ireland is home to many of the world’s best-known tech companies and being with BD, I know that I am helping to make a different not just in supporting healthcare professionals, but the end patient too, which is very powerful.” Click to read Prathamesh's story.

Our opportunities

You can join a team of 250 experts in software development, software testing, systems engineering, mechanical and electronic engineering, project management, quality, and biosciences including immunology. We bring together people from 27 countries working interdisciplinary to support all businesses through innovation and partnerships.


Medical Coverage - Company Plan with VHI

Employee Assistance Plan

Defined Contribution Pension 

Eligibility for BD‘s Global Share Investment Program (GSIP)

Continuous Service Rewards

AbBa Awards

Hybrid Working

Wellness Program

Graduate and Mentorship Programs

Inclusion, Diversity & Equity

As Inclusion, Diversity & Equity are an integral part of our success, we collaborate with the Associate Resource Groups to celebrate the differences that make us unique while contributing to advancing the business. WIN STEM (Women's Initiative Network and STEM) helps in attracting new talent and developing women at BD. NEXT (Network for Employee-led Cross-Company Transformation) fosters a community that empowers associates looking to lead and support BD in the cross-company transformation of culture, policy and capabilities. 

On top of that, the RCI Sports and Social group assembly associates for fun, fitness and festivities within the setting of a positive, diverse and inclusive environment. 

Virtual tour

Interested in learning more about RCI? Take a virtual tour and check out what could be your next working location.

Virtual Tour of RCI Research Centre Ireland in Limerick

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