Funding Agencies

Research underpins development and progress in every industry,and healthcare is no different. The HRB’s Strategic Business Plan 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.