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Grant updates - June 2021

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

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Applications in Progress

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

Successful consortia at pre-proposal stage have been invited to submit a full proposal with a submission deadline of 30 June 2021.

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

Successful consortia at pre-proposal stage have been invited to submit a full proposal with a submission deadline of 12 July 2021.

Cancer Trials in Ireland 2021

A total of nine applications were reviewed at the Panel meeting held from 21 April to 23 April 2021. Panel recommendations will be discussed at the HRB Board meeting in June. Applicants will be notified of the outcome in early July 2021.

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

Eight leadership teams submitted their full applications on 14 May 2021. The applications are now undergoing international peer-review.

Secondary Data Analysis Projects (SDAP) 2021

The closing date for SDAP 2021 was extended by one week to 4 June 2021 due to the HSE cyberattacks. HRB staff are currently checking eligibility. Eligible applications will be sent out for international Peer review in June 2021.

Summer Student Scholarships 2021

The HRB awarded 62 scholarships in the 2021 cohort, three of which have been deferred to summer 2022 due to COVID-19 restrictions. Additionally, 16 deferred 2020 scholarships will be undertaken this summer. The award period commenced on 07 June and all projects must be completed by 17 September.

Ulysses Travel Grants

The outcome of the evaluation process will be communicated in July 2021.

 

Open Calls

Horizon Europe

Horizon Europe (2021-2027) is the EU's next funding programme for research and innovation. Cluster 1 Health calls launched on 22 June 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.

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

The Joint Transnational Call “Next generation cancer immunotherapy: targeting the tumour microenvironment” opened 6 April 2021 with a submission deadline for pre-proposals of 29 June 2021.

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 a recording here: EIA Webinar.

SFI-HRB-Wellcome Biomedical Research Partnership

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

US-Ireland Research and Development Partnership Programme

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

 

Upcoming Calls

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.