The Health Research Board

The Health Research Board is the lead agency in Ireland supporting and funding health research.

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.