For ResearchersSources of Funding

Sources of Funding

Funding alerts are sent to staff on a regular basis by email.  If you wish to lodge your research interests with the Research Support Unit (RSU) please send to [email protected]

From September 2011 - August 2012, Waterford Institute of Technology secured funding for 152 new research contracts resulting in research income in excess of €8.9m

The total value of the projects in which WIT will participate exceeds €21m.

Our main sources of funding are:

Council for Forest Research and Development

Enterprise Ireland

European Commission: INTERREG

Horizon 2020

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Irish Research Council

Science Foundation Ireland

An Bord Altranais

Arts Council


Dept of Agriculture, Food & the Marine

Enterprise Ireland

Environmental Protection Agency

Failte Ireland

IDA Ireland

Health Research Board

Health Service Executive Crisis Pregnancy Programme

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Irish Research Council


Marine Institute

Dept of Children & Youth Affairs

National Consumer Agency

National Council on Ageing & Older People

National Disability Authority

Royal Irish Academy

Science Foundation Ireland

Sustainable Energy Ireland



The Equality Authority

The Heritage Council

Carnegie Corporation

Fulbright Commission

Gulbenkian Foundation

Ireland Canada University Foundation

Irish American Partnership

Mellon Foundation

Novartis Foundation

O'Reilly Foundation

Royal Dublin Society

The Ireland Funds

The Leverhulme Trust

Wellcome Trust

Canon Foundation for Europe

EU Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)

EU Grants, Funds & Programmes

European Union Structural Funds

European Union - External Action Service

European Commission - Culture

European Commission - ERASMUS-MUNDUS

European Commission - Leonardo da Vinci

European Commission - Marie Curie

European Commission - Languages

European Commission - Sport

European Commission - TEMPUS

European Commission - Youth

European Science Foundation

European Space Agency

European Training Foundation

Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland

International Council for Canadian Studies

National Science Foundation Europe Office

Open Society Foundations