Funding for research announced

Ireland“Funding of almost €1 million to attract world-class researchers to Ireland was today announced by Minister of State for Science, Technology and Innovation, Conor Lenihan. Launching the 2008 Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Annual Report, Mr Lenihan said the funding would be used to attract researchers through SFI’s Walton Visitor Programme. By directly supporting 2,812 researchers and collaborating with over 300 companies, SFI is playing a key role in the Irish economy and in the Government’s strategy to build a Smart Economy, Mr Lenihan said …” (more)

[Irish Times, 30 September]

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