Networking & Travel Awards 2017

The Marine Institute Networking & Travel Awards are currently open for 2017 submissions. This scheme is funded by the Marine Institute under the Marine Research Programme with the support of the Irish Government.

Please note, due to the high level of interest this year to date the Networking & Travel Awards 2017 will close for submissions on Thursday 31st August 2017. Please submit your applications for travel/events taking place in 2017 and up to January 2018 by this date.

Grant support is provided in the following three categories:

  • A. Hosting Workshops and Conferences: Maximum Grant-Aid available €2,000 for Conferences/Workshops with less than 20 delegates; maximum Grant-Aid available €5,000 for Conferences/Workshops with above 20 delegates.
  • B. Researcher Travel Awards: Maximum Grant-Aid available €1,200 for travel outside of Europe, €750 for travel within Europe and €500 for travel to Conferences/Workshops for Intern staff.
  • C. Other Marine Networking Initiatives: Maximum Grant-Aid available €1,200 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.
  • Applications must be submitted 1 month in advance of the event.



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