DAERA-DAFM co-funded Research and Development

DAERA supports Research Performing Organisations in NI to participate as partners with their counterparts in the Republic of Ireland in joint proposals that will benefit the local rural and agri-food sectors. DAERA co-funds each new Research call under the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine’s (DAFM’s) competitive research funding programme.

The DAERA / DAFM Competitive Research Call encourages applications that are:

  • collaborative & inter-institutional
  • address multiple research objectives
  • involve an integrated holistic approach
  • multidisciplinary involving a number of biosciences and
  • contribute meaningfully to innovation

Current Call

There is no Call open at present.

Work programmes (by year)

For further information on each of the commissioning years, please click on the relevant link below.

Research projects

For further information on the projects commissioned each year, please see Successful DAFM-DAERA projects.

Further information

For further information contact:

Chief Scientific Adviser’s Office
Science, Evidence and Innovation Policy Division
1st Floor, Ballykelly House
111 Ballykelly Road
BT49 9HP
Telephone: 028 77 442211 or 028 77 445159
Email: collaborative.research@daera-ni.gov.uk
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