Call for applications for the 2020 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards18 October 2019
The 2020 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards will recognise excellence in research innovation, creation, process and invention by an organisation, as a result of US Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Ireland.
Developed in 2015 by the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland and the Royal Irish Academy, these awards recognise and acknowledge exemplary ideas, originating in Irish organisations, and underpinned by innovative research, that have a strong social and/or economic impact.
The US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards are sponsored by KPMG and Ulster Bank with media partner The Irish Times.
Applications are invited from:
- The Irish (island of Ireland) operations of a US headquartered and controlled multinational company (MNC)
- A Higher Education Institution (HEI), Research Centre or institute based on the island of Ireland with links to the US corporate sector
- An Irish (island of Ireland) MNC, HEI, Micro Enterprise or SME with links to the US corporate sector demonstrating transformative innovation in talent development (ITD). The award is focused on how people can impact and be impacted by organisational transformation informed by or as a result of innovative research and will recognise organisations for their outstanding performance in managing, promoting creativity and collaboration in the development of talent.
For more information and to receive an application pack, please complete the expression of interest form
The deadline for receipt of applications is Friday, 17 January 2020 at 17:00. The winners will be announced at the American Chamber of Commerce annual dinner on Friday, 22 May 2020 at the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road, Dublin.
Stay up to date with the Royal Irish Academy newsletterSign up now