Spending pot to benefit research on medical devices, telecoms, artificial intelligence and geosciences
The Irish government has announced €193 million in funding for five Science Foundation Ireland research centres over the next six years.
The centres carry out research in smart medical devices, telecommunications, cybersecurity, smart cities, artificial intelligence, energy security and geosciences, among other topics. The money will support 1,060 postgraduate students and postdoctoral research fellows, according to SFI. It will be complemented with around €91m in investment from private companies.