1. SFI Fellowship Programme

    Science Foundation Ireland is pleased to launch the Science Foundation Ireland Fellowship Programme. This programme aims to provide successful candidates with the opportunity to develop their career through experiencing first-hand, the diversity of activities carried out by a funding agency.

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    • Deadline — 2nd January 2019
    • Award amount —
    • Duration — up to 3 years
  2. Brussels Conference Programme

    In certain circumstances, SFI supports the hosting of a conference event to create opportunities for Ireland and Irish researchers in the European Research Area.

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    • Deadline — Rolling
    • Award amount — up to €50,000
    • Duration —
  3. EPSRC-SFI Joint Funding of Research

    EPSRC and Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) have entered an agreement to welcome, encourage and support research applications that cut across national boundaries involving collaborative teams led by researchers from the UK and Ireland.

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    • Deadline — Rolling
    • Award amount — up to €500,000
    • Duration — up to 5 years
  4. SFI ERC Development Programme

    The SFI ERC Development Programme supports researchers based in Ireland that have submitted a proposal to the ERC Starting Grant, Consolidator Grant and Advanced Grant schemes, have been deemed fundable, but were not eventually funded by the ERC due to a lack of available programme budget. Importantly, the programme aims to support or improve a resubmission to an ERC funding scheme.

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    • Deadline — Either 3 or 12 months after ERC notification
    • Award amount — up to €500,000
    • Duration — 2 years
  5. SFI Conferences and Workshops

    The purpose of the SFI Conferences and Workshops programme is to facilitate international and national conferences and workshops of strategic value hosted in the Republic of Ireland.

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    • Deadline — Rolling
    • Award amount — up to €100,000
    • Duration —
  6. SFI Research Centres - Spokes

    This programme is a vehicle to enable the addition of new industrial and academic partners and projects to a SFI Research Centre, so allowing the Centre to expand and develop in line with new priorities and opportunities.

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    • Deadline — Rolling
    • Award amount —
    • Duration — up to 5 years
  7. SFI Research Professorship Programme

    Attracting outstanding research talent to Ireland is one of the principal ambitions of SFI. The recruitment of world-leading scientists and engineers will help to build the national research base and enhance Ireland’s reputation as a location to carry out high-impact, high-quality research.

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    • Deadline — Rolling
    • Award amount — up to €5,000,000
    • Duration — 5 years only
  8. SFI Discover Programme - Opportunistic Funding Mechanism

    The Science Foundation Ireland Discover Programme Call aims to support and develop science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) education and public engagement sector in Ireland by: investing in, developing and extending activity and ability in this area, and exploring and encouraging novel means of engaging the public

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    • Deadline — Rolling
    • Award amount —
    • Duration — 1 year
  9. SFI Strategic Partnerships Programme

    The Strategic Partnership Programme is open on a rolling basis to applications involving strategic opportunities within all areas covered by SFI’s legal remit where significant co-funding from a company, collection of companies, funding agency, charity, philanthropic organization or Higher Education Institute is available.

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    • Deadline — Rolling
    • Award amount —
    • Duration — up to 5 years
  10. US-Ireland R&D Partnership Programme

    The US-Ireland Research and Development Partnership, launched in July 2006, is a unique initiative involving funding agencies across three jurisdictions: United States of America (USA), Republic of Ireland (RoI) & Northern Ireland (NI). Under the US-Ireland R&D Partnership programme, a ‘single-proposal, single-review’ mechanism is facilitated by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) who accept submissions from tri-jurisdictional (USA, NI and RoI) teams to a number of their existing funding programmes.

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    • Deadline — Rolling
    • Award amount —
    • Duration —