2019 Research Innovation Awards



The US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards are a joint initiative of the Royal Irish Academy and the American Chamber of Commerce, Ireland. The 2019 Awards will recognise excellence in research innovation, creation and invention by an organisation, as a result of US Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Ireland. These awards acknowledge exemplary ideas, originating in Irish organisations, and underpinned by innovative research, that have a strong social and/or economic impact.

Applications for the 2019 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards are now open. 

The submission deadline is Wednesday 19 December at 5.00pm.

To request the appropriate application materials for your category, please contact awards@ria.ie listing the subject as '2019 US - Ireland Research Innovation Awards.'

Expressions of interest are invited from:

  • The Irish (island of Ireland) operations of a US headquartered and controlled multinational company

  • Higher Education Institution (HEI) Research Centre or institute based on the island of Ireland with links to the US corporate sector

  • An Irish Micro Enterprise or SME with links to the US corporate sector

The shortlisted nominations will be announced at our inaugural Translatlantic Conference on Thursday 7 March 2019.
The winning organisations will be announced at the American Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner on
 Friday 17 May 2019.

View testimonials from previous winning organisations and innovations here



Hear from previous winnners