2016 Networking and Travel Awards

Due to the high level of uptake of Networking & Travel Awards in 2016 we have reached our maximum budget and the call will close for applications on Friday 4th November.  The Marine Institute will open the 2017 Networking & Travel Awards in early 2017.  This scheme is under the Marine Research Sub-Programme and is funded by the Irish Government. 

Grant support is provided in the following three categories:

  • A. Hosting Workshops and Conferences - Maximum Grant-Aid available €2,000
  • B. Researcher Travel Awards - Maximum Grant-Aid available €1,000 for travel outside of Europe, €750 for travel within Europe and €500 for travel to Conferences/Workshops for Job-Bridge and Intern staff.
  • C. Other Marine Networking Initiative - Maximum Grant-Aid available €1,000 for travel outside of Europe and €750 for travel within Europe.

Applications must be submitted via the Marine Institute's online Application System - Research and Information Management System (RIMS). Application forms were available to download from RIMS.

Please refer to the Guidelines for Applicants for full information on the types of initiatives supported, the application procedure and links to RIMS and the FAQ document for a list of general questions and queries.


  • Applicants cannot receive more than two awards in any calendar year.


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