Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has today announced 27 new academic and industry research collaborations on behalf of Science Foundation Ireland, valued at €2.1million.

The SFI Industry RD&I Fellowship Programme will support the temporary placement of academic researchers in 19 companies to undertake research projects across a variety of areas including microbiology, virtual reality (VR), chatbots optimisation, biotechnology, coastal erosion, breast cancer, photodynamic therapy and more. The industry partners on these awards will provide co-funding with a combined value of €1.9 million.

Dr. Shen Wang
  Lilian Ader
Lilian Genaro Motti Ader

Lero researcher and University College Dublin lecturer Dr. Shen Wang has been awarded a fellowship with Huawei Technologies (Ireland) Co., Ltd - xSymGen: A Symptom Generation Framework for SAIN using xAI.

Lero Academic and University of Limerick Lecturer Lilian Genaro Motti Ader has been awarded a fellowship with Analog Devices, Inc. - Can the evolution of depth cameras enable holographic interaction?