US-Ireland R&D Partnership

A tri-jurisdictional partnership since 2006

The US-Ireland R&D Partnership is a tri-jurisdictional alliance which was officially launched in 2006. Its aim is to promote collaborative innovative research projects which create value above and beyond individual efforts.

To date 49 projects have been successfully funded under the partnership across key sectors including agriculture, health, science and engineering, telecommunication energy and sustainability. Funding raised to December 2018  valued at €88.416m, £60.414m, €73.222m.

See the project details

Each jurisdiction is offered a unique opportunity to advance research interests, healthcare and economic development in areas prioritised as:

  • Agriculture PILOT
  • Health
  • Nanoscale Science & Engineering
  • Sensors & Sensor Networks
  • Telecommunications
  • Energy & Sustainability

US Ireland R&D Partnership


Dr. Jonathan Margolis

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State


Dr. Rosemary Hamilton CBE

Northern Ireland Co-Chair


Mr. Feargal Ó Móráin

Ireland Co-Chair



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