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Grant updates - July 2021

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

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Applications in Progress

Secondary Data Analysis Projects (SDAP) 2021

HRB staff are finalising eligibility checks. International Peer review of eligible applications is underway.

ERA-NET TRANSCAN-3 Joint Transnational Call for Proposals (2021)

The deadline for pre-proposals was 29 June 2021 and the funding agencies are currently completing the national eligibility check.

JPI ERA-Net-HDHL Call for Joint Transnational Research Proposals (2021)

The deadline for full-proposals was 22 July 2021 and the funding agencies are currently completing the national eligibility check.

ERA-NET JPIAMR-ACTION Call for Joint Transnational Research Proposals (2021)

National eligibility checks are complete for full proposals. Full-proposals from successful consortia are currently undergoing evaluation.

ERA-NET NEURON Joint Transnational Call for Proposals (2021)

National eligibility checks are complete for full proposals. Full-proposals from successful consortia are currently undergoing evaluation.

Collaborative Doctoral Awards in Patient-Focused Research (CDA) 2021

Eight applications invited to full application stage are currently undergoing international peer-review and public review.

Research Collaborative in Quality and Patient Safety 2021 (RCQPS)

Successful applicants at pre-proposal stage have been invited to submit a full proposal with a submission deadline of 8 September 2021.

 

Open Calls

Horizon Europe

Horizon Europe (2021-2027) is the EU's next funding programme for research and innovation. Cluster 1, 2021 Health calls are now open, closing on 21 September 2021 and are available on the funding and tenders portal https://ec.europa.eu/info/funding-tenders/opportunities/portal/screen/home.The Work Programme is available here https://ec.europa.eu/info/funding-tenders/opportunities/docs/2021-2027/horizon/wp-call/2021-2022/wp-4-health_horizon-2021-2022_en.pdf. For queries, please contact the Health NCP at the HRB, Kay Duggan-Walls, kdugganwalls@hrb.ie. Recordings from the Health Information Day organised by the European Commission on 2 July are available here https://www.horizon-europe-infodays2021.eu/event/cluster-1-health

Investigator-Led Projects (ILP) 2022

This call is currently open and the deadline for submission of pre-applications is 13 September 2021 at 13:00. The Guidance notes and a FAQs document are available on the HRB website funding page here: https://www.hrb.ie/funding/funding-schemes/all-funding-schemes/grant/investigator-led-projects-ilp-2022/.

Emerging Investigator Awards for Health (EIA) 2022 

This call is currently open and the deadline for submission of pre-applications is 19 August 2021. The Guidance notes and an FAQ doc are available on the HRB website funding page here: EIA 2022. A live webinar was recorded on 9 June outlining lead applicant eligibility, scope and the application process. View the recording here: EIA Webinar.

Structured PhD Programme in Population Health and Health Services Research (PHHSR) 2022

This is a targeted funding initiative to support a Structured PhD Programme in Population Health and Health Services Research (PHHSR). The HRB have invited the SPHeRE Co-directors to coordinate and lead an application for a new programme. Interested individuals involved in PHHSR training and research, from all HEIs and other research organisations, are encouraged to liaise with the team. Please contact the SPHeRE Programme Manager Elaine Healy for further information: elainehealy@rcsi.ie The deadline for submission of the application is 30 Sept 2021.

US-Ireland Research and Development Partnership Programme

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

EU4Health Programme

EU4Health (2021-2027) is one of the European Union's responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. With a total funding of €5.3 Billion, EU4Health represents an unprecedented level of financial commitment for Health actions in Europe. The work programme for 2021 is available here ( WP 2021_annex_comments LS (europa.eu)). The first wave of calls was launched on 25 June 2021 on the funding and tenders portal https://ec.europa.eu/info/funding-tenders/opportunities/portal/screen/home. The pdf version can be found here (https://ec.europa.eu/info/funding-tenders/opportunities/docs/2021-2027/eu4h/wp-call/2021/call-fiche_eu4h-2021-pj_en.pdf). The deadline for application submission is 15 September 2021.  

For queries, please contact the National Focal Point at the HRB, Amanda Daly (Amanda.Daly@hrb.ie).

 

Upcoming Calls

HRCI/HRB Joint Funding Scheme 2022

This scheme funds internationally competitive and innovative research in areas of strategic relevance to HRCI-registered research charities. Those interested in this scheme should contact HRCI for further information. As each participating charity announces its call, interested applicants should contact the designated contact point at the respective charity. Calls are announced on the HRCI Open Calls page and the HRB grants page. Information session to be held virtually in Sept 2021.

Investigator-Led Projects (ILP) 2022 

The call will open on 29 June 2021, and the deadline for submission of applications is 13 September 2021 (board approval pending). More information will follow on the HRB website funding page.

SFI-HRB-Wellcome Research Partnership

To support their new strategy, Wellcome is changing the way they support scientific research. A new range of discovery research funding schemes has been launched and these will open for applications in late summer 2021.All current Wellcome funding schemes will close during 2021. Please check relevant scheme pages for final application deadlines. 

Dorothy Programme 2022

Over €5.5 million will be invested to support twenty-five, three-year postdoctoral fellowships which will allow researchers to work in both overseas and Irish research institutions for eighteen months, respectively. The programme will be led by the Irish Research Council, in partnership with the Health Research Board and the Environmental Protection Agency. The call will open in October 2021. Fellowships are expected to begin in June/July 2022. For more information, contact the Irish Research Council by email to DOROTHY@research.ie.