SFI-GSI Frontiers for the Future Awards 2021
SFI Frontiers for the Future Programme provides funding for independent
researchers through two streams – Frontiers for the Future Programme
Projects and Frontiers for the Future Programme Awards:
for the Future Projects provide funding for high-risk, high-reward
research that facilitates highly innovative and novel approaches to
- Frontiers for
the Future Awards provide larger scale funding for innovative,
collaborative and excellent research programmes that have the potential
to deliver economic and societalimpact.
SFI Frontiers for the Future Projects budgets are in the range of €200,000 - €480,000 in total direct costs and have a duration of 24, 36 or 48 months. SFI Frontiers for the Future Awards are in the range of €500,000 - €1,000,000 in total direct costs and have a duration of 48 or 60 months.
The co-funding partnership with the Geological Survey of Ireland aims to support excellent scientific research that has potential economic and societal impact. The SFI-GSI Partnership applies to the geoscience topic areas listed below. Successful grants under these areas are expected to improve our understanding and/or management of Earthsystems and natural resources.
- Raw materials
- Soil health
- Coastal Geoscience
- Earth observation
- Geotechnical engineering
- Application of machine learning/AI to geological datasets
- The geological climate record
- Geothermal energy
FFP Project proposal submission: Fixed Deadline: January 28th 2022, 13.00 Dublin time
FFP Award proposal submission: Rolling Call: Accepting applications from Jan. 28th 2022
For more information and application details please see the SFI website