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# research-and-innovation - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Opinion: Why has the State invested €70m in a private company to look at our genetic data?

Dr Ciara Staunton says it is “unfathomable” that the government has funded the collection of 400,000 Irish genomes, shutting them off from most researchers.

# research-and-innovation - Friday 6 December, 2013

EU fund will help 'meet grand societal challenges of our time' - Minister

The Horizon 2020 fund will fund research and innovation across Europe for the next seven years.

# research-and-innovation - Wednesday 24 July, 2013 to add 100 jobs at new Dublin office

The company, which was in the top 20 of Fortune’s Best Companies to work for, says the jobs will be in the areas of sales, marketing, IT and customer support.

# research-and-innovation - Friday 25 January, 2013

€60m investment released for pioneering research projects

Government funding of €60 million will support 85 research projects in areas like science, technology and mathematics.

# research-and-innovation - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Column: Culture was Farmleigh's answer; Dublin Castle was about quick economic wins

Of the two forums on global Irish economics, Farmleigh’s message that culture was the answer to our fiscal woes got lost along the way, writes culture business consultant Anna Walsh.

# research-and-innovation - Friday 3 September, 2010

R&R MECHANICAL, a company based in Tullamore, Co Offaly, has been awarded a €4m research grant from the EU. One of the company’s projects which  cools solar power plants came first out of 61 projects nominated from across the EU. RTÉ reports that the project is expected to run for over four years and will be based jointly in R&R’s offices in Offaly and in the University of Limerick.

# research-and-innovation - Monday 19 July, 2010

EU COMMISSIONER Máire Geoghegan-Quinn has announced the biggest ever fund for research and development. The €6.4 billion fund will cover projects ranging from science to public policy and will support some 16,000 researchers.

Proposals for projects seeking grants will be received by the Commission over the next 14 months, and the call for submissions will be posted here tomorrow.

Ms Geoghegan-Quinn’s office said this package is “an economic stimulus expected to create more than 165,000 jobs.” The funding is part of the EU’s “Europe 2020 Strategy” which aims to increase investment in sustainable growth. The main focus of this research fund is converting lab research into jobs.