Funding Agencies

Research underpins development and progress in every industry,and healthcare is no different. The HRB’s Strategic Business Plan 2010-2014 recognises the importance of establishing a co-ordinated approach so as to achieve the highest quality health research and developing the right skills, conditions and capacity in the Irish health system, in order to accelerate the translation of research discoveries into real benefits for people.

The National Children’s Research Centre mission statement: to investigate the cause, treatment, care and prevention of children’s diseases and ailments. NCRC is the largest dedicated paediatric research centre in Ireland. It aim is to support paediatric research in Ireland by funding, through the Children’s Medical Research Foundation, and key areas of interest in paediatric medicine. The National Children’s Research Center is supportive of a National and cross-institutional approach to paediatric research.

The objective of the Limerick Regeneration Agencies is to improve the quality of life for residents within key Limerick City locations. This is to be achieved through the creation and implementation of a Programme for a radical new landscape, which, among other things, will incorporate quality-designed modern homes, improved community facilities and integrated services.

The Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) is the Irish EMS regulator. The Council is an independent statutory agency with responsibility for standards, education and training in pre-hospital emergency care.