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  • SFI ERC Support Programme

    The aims of the SFI ERC Support Programme are: To enhance the benefits of applying to ERC schemes for institutions and applicants
    To increase the participation of Irish-based researchers in all ERC schemes
    To provide greater institutional support for Irish-based ERC awardees

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Budget: 
    ERC award (2015 call or later) with an Irish Host Institution: €150,000, regardless of ERC scheme. ERC award from a 2014 call with an Irish Host Institution:20% of the award stated in the ERC grant agreement, up to a maximum of €300,000, regardless of ERC scheme. ERC awardee (from any year) recruited to work in an Irish Host Institution: The award may depend on the time remaining on the ERC award and will depend on the type of ERC award held, as follows: - ERC Starting Grant: up to €500,000 - ERC Consolidator Grant: up to €750,000 - ERC Advanced Grant: up to €1,000,000
    Sector of Activity: 
    Research & innovation
  • SFI Fellowship Programme

    This programme aims to provide successful candidates with the opportunity to develop their career through experiencing and participating in first-hand, the diversity of activities carried out by a funding agency

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Budget: 
    Funding for a 24 month fellowship, which includes salary + associated costs + subsistence (case by case)
    Sector of Activity: 
    Research & innovation
  • Research and Development Grant

    Research and development grants are available to assist businesses develop innovative products, processes and services which will lead to an enhancement of their ability to perform in increasingly competitive markets.

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Budget: 
    Funding amounts will depend on the type of business proposed, geographical location, skills level required, and the potential employment level of the project.
    Sector of Activity: 
    other
  • Capital Grant

    Údarás na Gaeltachta can provide assistance by way of capital grant to enterprises seeking aid for an initial investment for capital expenditure costs.

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Budget: 
    Funding amounts will depend on the type of business proposed, geographical location, skills level required, and the potential employment level of the project.
    Sector of Activity: 
    other
  • Follow-on Funding Pathfinder call

    Aims to provide funding for commercial activities such as:
    • Commissioning expert advice from sector specialists on the best commercial development strategy for a business idea
    • Completing a market assessment to determine likely potential, competition and opportunities

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Budget: 
    Applications will be in the region of £7-10k (fEC)
    Sector of Activity: 
    Research & innovation
  • Joint research initiatives 2015

    AXA Joint Research Initiatives (AXA JRI) aim at fostering collaboration between a team of academic researchers and a team of AXA experts to jointly address research questions and enlighten policy and decision-makers on major risks

    Geographical coverage: 
    European
    Budget: 
    From 100.000 € up to 250.000 €
    Sector of Activity: 
    Research & innovation
  • 2015 Networking and Travel Awards

    Grant support will be provided to those Hosting Workshops and Conferences, Researcher Travel Awards, Other Marine Networking Initiatives

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Budget: 
    Grant support was provided in the following three categories: A. Hosting Workshops and Conferences - Maximum Grant-Aid available €2,000 B. Researcher Travel Awards - Maximum Grant-Aid available €1,000 for travel outside of Europe, €750 for travel within Europe and €500 for travel to Conferences/Workshops for Job-Bridge and Intern staff. C. Other Marine Networking Initiative - Maximum Grant-Aid available €1,000 for travel outside of Europe and €750 for travel within Europe.
    Sector of Activity: 
    Research & innovation
  • Open call

    Our aim is to contribute to greater harmony between people and the planet. We fund in two areas:
    - managing habitats
    - protecting the seas.

    We will also consider applications for work in the UK Overseas Territories.

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Budget: 
    Allocation of fund as follows: - Arts 25% - Environment 25% - Welfare 50% Applicants must have an income over £100,000
    Sector of Activity: 
    Research & innovation
  • Research grants open call

    If you have an excellent idea for a research project, the best way to seek funding for it is through our Research Grants open call.

    Geographical coverage: 
    National
    Budget: 
    £350.000 to £1.000.000
    Sector of Activity: 
    Research & innovation

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