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Funding Opportunities

There are a range of opportunities available from junior researchers through to Principal Investigators. Links to our main funding agencies are shown initially followed by detailed calls acording to the call deadline.

Upcoming Calls


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ERC Proof of Concept 25 April, 19 September 2019

ERC Advanced Grant

August 2019 (expected)

Marie Curie IF 2019

11 September 2019

ERC Starter

October 2019 (expected)

Marie Curie ITN January 2020 (expected)
Science Foundation Ireland:
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SFI Industry Fellowship Programme

17 April and Q4 2019

Royal Society Science Foundation Ireland University Research Fellowship

September 2019 (expected)

Irish Research Council:
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Enterprise Partner Scheme (postgraduate)

Q2/ early Q3 2019

Enterprise Partner Scheme (postdoctoral)

Q2/ early Q3 2019

Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scheme

Q3 2019

New Foundations

Q3/4 2019

COALESCE (Collaborative Alliances for Societal Challenges) 2020

Q4 2019


Q4 2019

Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship

Q4 2019

Health Research Board:
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Research Leader Awards 2020

09 May 2019
ARPP Postdoctoral Fellowships 2020 Q2 2019 (expected)

Cancer Prevention Fellowships 2020

26 August 2019
Applied Partnership Awards (APA) 2019 13 September 2019

HRB Internship Programme 2019

19 September 2019

Fulbright-HRB Health Impact Awards 

September 2019 (expected)

Enterprise Ireland:
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Commercialisation Fund Programme

early July 2019

Innovation Partnership Programme


Clinical Innovation Award 2019

31 July 2019
Wellcome Trust:
Call title


Senior Research Fellowships 25 July 2019

Investigator Awards in Science

25 July 2019

Research Career Development Fellowships

06 August 2019

Collaborative Awards in Science

20 August 2019

Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowships

08 October 2019

Research Career Re-entry Fellowships

08 October 2019
International Calls
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Weston Brain Institute

21 May, 2019

Rolling Calls

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Enterprise Ireland
Commercial Case Feasibility Grant

€15,000 (up to 3 months)

Enterprise Ireland
Travel Support Scheme for Horizon 2020

€400/day for up to 3 days.

Enterprise Ireland
Coordination Support Scheme for Horizon 2020


Enterprise Ireland
Coordination Support For ERC Applications


SFI ERC Development Programme

50% of ERC proposal or €500,000 for 24 months

SFI ERC Support Programme


SFI SPOKES Programme- Rolling Call

No minimum or maximum

SFI Research Professorship Programme

€5M for 5 years

Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellowships

Salary and research expenses for 5-7 years

Wellcome Trust Public Engagement Funding within Research Grants

Justifiable costs

Wellcome Trust Innovator Awards

Up to £500,000 for 24 months

EMBO Short-Term Fellowships

Travel and subsistence costs

EMBO Long-Term Fellowships

Stipend and travel