Research and Development Supports

Posted in Research on October 20th, 2018 by steve

IrelandBernard Durkan (Kildare North, Fine Gael): To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the extent to which innovation continues to be a feature of enterprise and investment here; if she remains satisfied that new enterprises have adequate access to innovation technology and-or appropriate assistance from the European Union; and if she will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 18 October]

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Science Foundation Ireland Staff

Posted in Governance and administration on October 19th, 2018 by steve

IrelandMary Butler (Waterford, Fianna Fail): To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the criteria and qualifications required to sit on the Science Foundation Ireland oversight review panel; the make-up and format of the panel; the remit of the panel to consider the funding allocation 2019-2025; the reason for the necessity of an additional panel; and if she will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 16 October]

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€22 million manufacturing research centre to be hosted in UCD

Posted in Research on September 25th, 2018 by steve

Ireland“Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys TD and Minister for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development John Halligan TD have launched a new advanced manufacturing research centre which is to be hosted in UCD in partnership with 5 other higher education institutes …” (more)

[Brían Donnelly, University Observer, 25 September]

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Minister to turn first sod on €5m GMIT expansion

Posted in Governance and administration on August 9th, 2018 by steve

Ireland“The Minister for Business, Enterpise and Innovation Heather Humphreys will turn the sod on a multi-million euro expansion at GMIT at 9 o’clock tomorrow morning. The college was granted planning permission earlier this year for an extension to it’s iHub innovation campus at Dublin Road …” (more)

[Galway Bay FM, 8 August]

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Science Foundation Ireland

Posted in Research on July 6th, 2018 by steve

Maurice Quinlivan (Limerick City, Sinn Fein): To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the budget allocation for Science Foundation Ireland for 2016, 2017 and 2018, in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 5 July]

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Gender Balance – SFI

Posted in Research on June 23rd, 2018 by steve

Fiona O’Loughlin (Kildare South, Fianna Fail): To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the progress in achieving more gender balance in funded research under Science Foundation Ireland’s Agenda 2020 strategy; and if she will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 21 June]

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Third Level Funding – PRTLI

Posted in Research on December 15th, 2017 by steve

IrelandNiall Collins (Limerick County, Fianna Fail): To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the amount allocated to the programme for research in third level institutions in 2018 …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 14 December]

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Science Foundation Ireland – Funding

Posted in Research on December 15th, 2017 by steve

IrelandNiall Collins (Limerick County, Fianna Fail): To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the Exchequer funding allocated to Science Foundation Ireland on an annual basis since it was established up to 2017; and the 2018 allocation …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 14 December]

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Major capital investment programme for the National Library of Ireland announced

Posted in Governance and administration on November 23rd, 2015 by steve

Ireland“The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD, in conjunction with the National Library of Ireland, has announced the development of a major new capital investment plan for the National Library of Ireland’s historic Kildare Street premises. The investment will be delivered as a phased programme of works in partnership with the Office of Public Works (OPW) …” (more)

[Building Magazine, 23 November]

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National Library funding announcement due in coming week

Posted in Governance and administration on November 5th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“Minister for Culture Heather Humphreys will make a ‘positive announcement’ about capital investment for the National Library, ‘in the coming week’. Ms Humphreys said in the Dáil she was acutely aware of the challenges facing the library and other cultural institutions following the significant reduction in resources because of the economic crisis …” (more)

[Marie O’Halloran, Irish Times, 5 November]

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Boole home gets heritage fund award

Posted in Governance and administration on May 6th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“The former home of one of the fathers of computer science is among the 28 sites to benefit from government funding for conservation work on heritage buildings. The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys, has announced the heritage structures across the country that are set to receive a total of €624,000 in funding under the Structures at Risk Fund 2015 …” (more)

[Joe Leogue, Irish Examiner, 6 May]

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Student Grant Scheme Administration

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on October 26th, 2013 by steve

Heather Humphreys: To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of applications processed by Student Universal Support Ireland for the 2013-14 academic year; if he will provide comparative figures for the 2012-13 academic year; if he will outline on a county basis the number of students who have received payment; the total amount paid to applicants to date; the number of applications still awaiting processing; his views on the progress made this year; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 24 October]

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