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Ireland secures €336.7 million from EU for Research and Innovation

See press release issued at DJEI on 1st December:


‘The just-published European Commission’s annual monitoring report for 2015 also reveals that Ireland recorded the second highest success rate in 2015 for applications to Horizon 2020 (13.1%), along with Belgium (also 13.1%). The best performer was Austria (13.9%)’.

Ireland has won a total of €336.7 million from the EU Programme for Research and Innovation, equivalent to an average of €2.4 million every week, the Minister for Training, Skills and Innovation, John Halligan T.D. announced today.



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