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US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

The US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards are a joint initiative of the Royal Irish Academy and the American Chamber of Commerce, Ireland. The 2018 Awards will recognise excellence in research innovation, creation and invention by an organisation, as a result of US Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Ireland. These awards acknowledge exemplary ideas, originating in Irish organisations, and underpinned by innovative research, that have a strong social and/or economic impact.

The Royal Irish Academy and the American Chamber of Commerce, Ireland invite expressions of interest in the 2018 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards.

Applications are invited from:

  • The Irish (island of Ireland) operations of a US headquartered and controlled multinational company
  • A Higher Education Institution (HEI) Research Centre or institute based on the island of Ireland with links to the US corporate sector in Ireland
  • An Irish Micro Enterprise or SME with links to the US corporate sector in Ireland

The awards are presented on an all-island basis in three categories:

  • MNC 
  • HEI 
  • SME 

The closing date is Thursday 14 December at 5 p.m.

Application packs are available from innovate@ria.ie

Organisations who register their expression of interest on or before Wednesday 1 November will be invited to participate in a webinar to assist in completing the application process. This webinar will be recorded and available as a podcast. 

Details of previous winning organisations and innovations can be found here and here. For any other queries, please email innovate@ria.ie.

 

 

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