Science foundation and research council to merge in major shake-up

Ireland“Science Foundation Ireland is to be amalgamated with the Irish Research Council to create a new funding agency under a Government strategy aimed at boosting research and innovation. Impact 2030, to be published on Wednesday, is billed as a blueprint to build a ‘world-class environment’ for innovation and will commit to providing more than €1 billion to fund research this year …” (more)

[Carl O’Brien, Irish Times, 18 May]

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