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Minister Halligan Announces Research Investment of €22.3 million in Next Generation of Research Talent

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Science Foundation Ireland investment to develop future research leaders

18th October 2016 – Minister of State for Training, Skills and Innovation, John Halligan TD, announced €22.3 million in research funding for 40 major research projects. The funding is distributed through Science Foundation Ireland’s Starting Investigator Research Grant (SIRG) and Career Development Award (CDA) Programmes. With awards ranging from €450,000 to €877,000 over four years, the projects funded will support nearly 100 researchers from seven countries.