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Programmes for Industry

SFI Industry Fellowships

The Industry Fellowships programme facilitates the mobility/transfer of people at all levels between academia in Ireland and Industry in Ireland and abroad.  Fellowships can be between three and twelve months if full-time, or between six and twenty four months if part-time.  Applications may be submitted for an Industry Fellowship award up to a maximum of €100,000 direct costs.

SFI Research Centres

These are world leading, large scale Research Centres with a major economic impact for Ireland.  SFI Research Centres may be funded at a level of between €1-5 million per year in direct costs.  SFI funds up to 70% of the overall Research Centre budget.  A minimum of 30% of the budget must be secured from industry partners, at least one-third of which must be in cash.
See details on the 12 funded SFI Research Centres here

SFI Research Centre Spokes

The SFI Spokes programme provides a mechanism to allow new industry and academic partners to join the existing SFI Reseach Centres.

SFI Partnership Programme

The Partnership Programme provides a flexible mechanism by which SFI can build strategic collaborations with key partners such as industry, funding agencies, charities, philanthropic organisations or higher education institutes (HEIs) with the goal of co-funding outstanding opportunities.