Ways to Engage

For information on engaging with the IERC  please contact info@ierc.ie or +353-21-234-6949


Marie-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship

Marie-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships support researchers at all stages of their careers, regardless of age and nationality. The research fellowships help to fund career development opportunities for researchers working across all disciplines. For further information click here.

EI Innovation Partnership Programme

The Enterprise Ireland Innovation Partnership Programme can provide up to 80% of the cost of research work to develop new and improved products, processes or services, or generate new knowledge and know-how.

The IERC can partner with your company to leverage innovation support through the Innovation Partnership Scheme. For further information on this programme here

For more information, please contact info@ierc.ie or +353-21-234-6949


Horizon Europe

Horizon Europe is a planned 7-year European Union scientific research initiative, a successor of the recent Horizon 2020 programme and the earlier Framework Programmes for Research and Technological Development. The European Commission drafted and approved a plan for the Horizon Europe to raise EU science spending levels by 50% over the years 2021-2027.

As of May 2021 the Budget €95.5 billion for Horizon Europe – due to launch in 2021 – up from €77 billion for the preceding Horizon 202 programme.


Irish Research Council

Established in mid-2012 under the Government’s Public Sector Reform Plan, the Irish Research Council is an associated agency of the Department of Education and Skills (DES) and operates under the aegis of the Higher Education Authority (HEA).

To learn more about partnering with the IERC as a host research institution please contact info@ierc.ie or +353-21-234-6949


European Research Council

The main goal of the European Research Council (ERC) is to encourage high quality research in Europe through competitive funding. 

For further information on the ERC, visit their website. To discuss the opportunities to partner with the IERC in this area please contact info@ierc.ie or +353-21-234-6949


Hosting funded scholars

The IERC is also interested to host funded scholars, for example with the ERASMUS programme. For more information please contact info@ierc.ie or +353-21-234-6949