1. SFI Research Centres Phase 2 Programme

    The 5 x 2013 Research Centres were awarded funding to run from January 2015 to December 2020 and now have the opportunity to apply for a second phase of funding (Phase 2) for the period January 2021 to December 2026. This call is open only to ADAPT, CONNECT, CÚRAM, iCRAG and Lero.

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    • Deadline — Closed
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    • Duration — 6 years (01/01/2021 - 31/12/2026)
  2. Competitive Joint Funding Partnership Programme

    Competitive Joint Funding Partnership Programmes are co-funded initiatives undertaken in collaboration with a funding agency, charity, philanthropic organisation, Higher Education Institute or company.

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    • Deadline — Closed
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  3. SFI Centres for Research Training Programme 2018

    Building on research excellence, the SFI Centres for Research Training will train cohorts of academically outstanding future research leaders with the skills and knowledge required to address the future challenges of an ever-changing work environment.

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    • Deadline — Deadline for submission of full proposals: 5 September 2018
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  4. SFI/EI Technology Innovation Development Award (TIDA) Programme 2018

    The SFI TIDA Programme is designed to enable researchers to focus on the initial stages of an applied research project which may have a commercial benefit if further developed.

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    • Deadline — Deadline: 22nd June 2018; Funding Decision: November 2018
    • Award amount — €100,000 direct costs
    • Duration — 12 months
  5. SFI President of Ireland Future Research Leaders Award

    The President of Ireland Future Research Leaders programme is a recruitment-only programme designed to attract to Ireland outstanding new and emerging research leaders in both scientific and engineering domains, where candidates may have both academic and/or industry relevant backgrounds with a focus on research excellence with impact.

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    • Deadline — Expression of Interest: 3rd August 2018; Proposal Submission Deadline: 8th November 2018
    • Award amount — up to €1,000,000 + 125K
    • Duration — 5 years only
  6. SFI International Partnership Programme

    The SFI-NSFC Partnership will fund excellent and innovative projects in priority areas of relevance to both the Republic of Ireland and to the People’s Republic of China.

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    • Deadline — Closed
    • Award amount — up to €1,000,000
    • Duration — 4 years only
  7. SFI-Pfizer Biotherapeutics Innovation Award Programme 2016

    Arising from the strong focus of both Pfizer and SFI on adopting partnership approaches to translate scientific discoveries into new medicines, the SFI-Pfizer Biotherapeutics Innovation Award Programme (BIAP) was established.

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    • Deadline — Closed
    • Award amount — up to €400,000
    • Duration — up to 3 years
  8. EMBO-SFI Workshops Partnership

    SFI and the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO), within the framework of the SFI Conferences & Workshops Programme, and the EMBO Courses and Workshops Programme, have agreed to co-sponsor a number of workshop events.

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    • Deadline — Rolling
    • Award amount — up to €40,000
    • Duration —