Manufacturing, with particular emphasis on diagnostics testing devices, is the leading business function among the top 10 projects examined. US firms lead the project rankings, taking the top two spots and US firm Abbot Laboratories also made the largest total investment, $185m across four projects. However, European firms dominate the investment rankings, taking the next six places and investing a total of $566.5m across nine projects. US firms created the most employment among the top ranking job creators, with Abbot again leading the pack.