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Grant updates - January 2024

Find out about new funding calls, where your application is in the process, and upcoming deadlines.

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Applications in progress

Emerging Clinician Scientist Awards (ECSA) 2024

An international panel met virtually on 23 January 2024 and shortlisted 10 applications for full application stage out of the 15 submitted to the scheme. The full applications, once submitted by end of March, will undergo peer and panel review, and following the applicant response stage they will be reviewed by the international interview Panel. The interview will take place in early September 2024.

 

Emerging Investigator Awards (EIA) 2024

An international panel met virtually on 16-17 January 2024 and shortlisted 14 applications for the full application stage out of the 28 submitted to the scheme. The full applications, once submitted by mid-March, will undergo peer and panel review, and following the applicant response stage they will be reviewed by the international interview Panel. The interview will take place in early September 2024.

 

Fulbright-HRB Health Impact Awards 2024

Five applications were received by the 27 October 2023 deadline. The Fullbright Commission are managing the call.

 

HRB evidence synthesis award to support clinical practice guideline development (ESCG) 2024

Applications are currently under review and the review panel meeting will take place in early February 2024.

 

Investigator Led Awards (ILP 2024)

The 2024 round of the Investigator Led Awards closed on 11 October 2023. From the 108 applications received, one was deemed out of scope and 107 are currently under peer and public review.

 

Summer Student Scholarships 2024

Eligibility checks are on-going on 127 submitted applications. The selection of applications for funding will be made using an audited randomisation process in mid-February.  Lead applicants and their host institutions will be notified about the outcome following an internal HRB approval at the end of February 2024.

 

ERA4Health Joint Transnational Call 2024

The deadline for submission of pre-proposals to this call was 15 January 2024. Applications are now undergoing review.

 

JPND Joint Transnational Working Group Call 2023

The deadline for submission to this working Group call was 12 December 2023. Applications are now undergoing review.

 

Open Calls

 

Applied Partnership Awards (APA) 2024

This call opened 10 January 2024. It will be a rolling call with two closing dates. Cycle I will close 10 April 2024, and cycle II will close 18 December 2024.

 

Conference and Event Sponsorship Scheme (CES) 2024

The HRB Conference and Event Sponsorship Scheme (CES 2024) opened on 10 January and will close on the 8 February 2024. This scheme aims to create an opportunity to host health research related events, workshops, or conferences in Ireland.

 

Health Research Charities Ireland-Health Research Board (HRCI-HRB 2024)

The 2024 round of the HRCI-HRB Joint Funding Scheme is now open. The scheme aims to fund researchers and research teams to conduct internationally competitive and innovative research in areas of strategic relevance to each individual charity. Individual charities will set opening and closing dates.

 

HRB-DOH Evidence for Policy (EfP) Pilot 2024  

HRB recently launched the Evidence-for-Policy (EfP) Programme, a new collaborative initiative with the Department of Health.

 

US-Ireland Research and Development Partnership Programme

This is a rolling call. Check the scheme notice for full details.

 

JPI-AMR Joint Transnational Call 2024

The deadline for submission of pre-proposals to this call on “Interventions moving forward to promote action to counteract the emergence and spread of bacterial and fungal resistance and to improve treatments (AMR Interventions)” is 14 March 2024.

 

European Partnership for Personalised Medicine (EP PerMed)

The Health Research Board and Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) are collaborating to support Irish researchers in this call on “Identification or Validation of Targets for Personalised Medicine Approaches (PMTargets)”. The deadline for submission of pre-proposals to this call is 5 March 2024.

 

Other European research funding opportunities

See our EU funding updates - January 2024 story for information on more European research funding opportunities.

See also the HRB website for general information on the Horizon Europe and EU4Health programmes.

 

All HRB funding schemes

View a list of all HRB research funding schemes.