Knowledge Exchange and Dissemination Scheme (KEDS) (Next call TBC)

KEDS is a supplementary funding scheme open to invited grant holders only. It supports researchers and knowledge users to work together to shape and deliver knowledge exchange activities that will improve the exchange and translation of research findings into policy and practice.  It also supports dissemination activities aimed at the general public or specific subgroups of the general public.

Additional Information

The funding will support a flexible package of knowledge exchange or dissemination activities over a 12 month period that is justified and appropriately aligned with the current stage of the research process and with the target audience/s.
All applications must include knowledge users from a policy, practice or public perspective; knowledge exchange or dissemination between academic audiences is not within scope.


The scheme is open to Principal Investigators (PIs) or HRB fellows who are currently in receipt of an active HRB award with a value of €100,000 or over. All eligible award holders will be notified by email.


All applications must be made using the HRB Grant Electronic Management System (GEMS)  GEMS will close automatically at the deadline.



Opening date
09:00 01-06-2018
Closing date
13:00 27-07-2018

Additional documentation