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Funding Overview

Programme Introduction

Science Foundation Ireland provides grants for researchers from around the world who wish to relocate to Ireland and those already based in Ireland, for outstanding investigators, for conferences and symposia, and for collaboration with industry. Proposals are evaluated in open competitions via a combination of international peer review and strategic fit with Science Foundation Ireland’s mission.

All launch dates provided in these tables are indicative and are subject to change, e.g. in response to alterations in Science Foundation Ireland’s annual grants budget, staffing resources, other new schemes Science Foundation Ireland may develop and government policy / priorities.

View Schedule of Calls 2017

View Open for Submission Calls for Proposals

View Suite of Programmes for Early- and Mid-Career Researchers

View Suite of Programmes for Industry

View Previous (Closed for Submission) Calls for Proposals

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In general, all calls for proposals to Science Foundation Ireland are submitted by a host Irish Research Body (typically an Irish University or Institute of Technology).

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