The HRB is the lead funding agency for health research in Ireland. It oversees a €45 million investment in health research activity each year.
The services we provide are:
- We manage a portfolio of health research funding schemes. These funding schemes are published on our website.
- We manage four national health information systems.
- We conduct rapid evidence reviews for the Department of Health to inform health policy making.
- We manage the HRB National Drug Library, a specialist information resource for health practitioners, researchers and policy makers in the drug and alcohol field.