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US-Ireland research program celebrates 17 years with landmark $21 million investment

Alexandria, VA: The U.S. National Science Foundation revealed a joint general financial investment of around $21 million through a tripartite research study and advancement collaboration in between the U.S., the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, marking the greatest variety of yearly awards ever made through the U.S.-Ireland Research and Development Partnership, which happened as an outcome of the Good Friday Agreement. Through the financial investment, 12 awards that cover 27 research study organizations will get financing for tasks that consist of research study in the locations of wearable health diagnostics, robotics, 5G interactions and quantum networks, to name a few. “The U.S.-Ireland R&D Partnership program plays a crucial function in pressing the limits of frontier research study beyond any borders. This special research study collaboration design intends to produce, at speed and scale, important discoveries and developments which are transferable to the market or will cause improvements in health, environment durability and telecom to enhance our world. I praise the recipients and anticipate seeing how their results add to effectively attending to international obstacles,” stated NSF Director Sethuraman Panchanathan. The program is supported by NSF and the National Institutes of Health; Science Foundation Ireland and the Health Research Board in the Republic of Ireland; and the Department for the Economy and the Health and Social Care Research and Development Division in Northern Ireland. The 27 working together organizations are: United States Georgia Institute of Technology Harvard Medical School & Massachusetts General Hospital James Madison University Kent State University Massachusetts Institute of Technology New York University Texas A&M University of Arizona University of Chicago University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Massachusetts Amherst University of South Florida The University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas at Dallas The University of Texas at San Antonio University of Utah University of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Republic of Ireland Dublin City University Maynooth University South East Technological University Trinity College Dublin Tyndall National Institute University of Galway University College Dublin Northern Ireland Queen’s University Belfast Ulster University Read NSF’s Dear Colleague Letter detailing the U.S.-Ireland-Northern Ireland R&D collaboration.