American Chamber of Commerce Research Innovation Awards

Calling all innovators

The call for applications for the 2017 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards is now open. You can register here in order to access the application form.

The Awards were established to recognise excellence in research innovation, creation and invention that has occurred in Ireland as a result of US foreign direct investment. Developed by the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland and the Royal Irish Academy, these awards specifically recognise exemplary ideas, originating in Ireland, making a social and economic impact through innovation in meeting market needs.

In 2017, there will be awards across three categories recognising innovative projects involving a Higher Education Institution, a Micro Enterprise / SME and the Irish operations of a US multinational.
Shortlisted innovations receive:

  • Brand profile in The Irish Times
  • Presentation at prestigious award ceremony
  • Company video
  • Assessment by our panel of highly esteemed experts

The application deadline is Friday, 16 December 2016 at 5pm (GMT).  For any queries, please contact

For more information click here.