We are extremely grateful to all our amazing partners across Ireland who made FameLab possible over the years.

FameLab Ireland was funded by Science Foundation Ireland and supported by Cpl Resources Plc and Henkel Ireland Limited. 

It was managed by British Council Ireland in collaboration with Newstalk 106-108fm, Dublin City University, NUI Galway, Royal College of Surgeons Dublin, Science Gallery Dublin, Teagasc, Trinity College Dublin, University College Cork, University College Dublin, and the University of Limerick.

Additional partners include: APC Microbiome Institute, Bernal Institute, Connect, Crann, iCRAG, Infant, IPIC, Lero, MACSI, MaREI, SSPC and Tyndall National Institute.

FameLab Ireland's international partner was Cheltenham Festivals. 

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Cheltenham Festivals

Cheltenham Festivals is the charitable organisation behind the town’s internationally acclaimed Jazz, Science, Music and Literature Festivals. In 2005 they started FameLab.

Science Foundation Ireland

Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) is the national foundation for investment in scientific and engineering research.  SFI invests in academic researchers and research teams and promotes and supports the study of, education in, and engagement with STEM.  SFI also promotes an awareness and understanding of the value of STEM to society and, in particular, to the growth of the economy.

Cpl Resources plc.

Cpl Resources plc. is a global provider of recruitment, staffing and outsourcing services, with 36 offices worldwide. Their job is to find the best candidates for their clients and to find the best jobs for their candidates. As Ireland’s largest recruitment agency Cpl recruits across a wide variety of industries and functions including: ICT, Science, Engineering, Finance, Marketing, Administration, Customer Support, Retail, Banking, Construction, Sales, HR and Hospitality.

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Henkel Ireland Ltd.

Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three business units: Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies. Founded in 1876, Henkel holds globally leading market positions, both in the consumer and in the industrial businesses, with well-known brands such as Loctite, Schwarzkopf and Pritt.  The Company’s main activities in Ireland are research, product development and the manufacturing of adhesives.

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Newstalk 106-108fm

Ireland's national independent talk radio broadcaster. FameLab Ireland is specifically associated with Newstalk's science and technology programme, Futureproof, presented by Jonathan McCrea.

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NUI Galway

Founded in 1845, NUI Galway ranks among the top 2% of universities in the world. With over 17,000 students and more than 2,200 staff, NUI Galway has a distinguished reputation for teaching and research excellence in the fields of arts, social science and celtic studies; business, public policy and law; engineering and informatics; medicine, nursing and health sciences; and science.

Science Gallery Dublin

Science Gallery is a world first. A new type of venue where today's white-hot scientific issues are thrashed out and you can have your say. A place where ideas meet and opinions collide. 

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Trinity College Dublin

With a tradition of scholarship spanning more than four centuries, Trinity is Ireland’s highest ranked university and one of the world’s top 100. It is home to 17,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students across all the major disciplines in the arts and humanities, and in business, law, engineering, science, and health sciences.

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University College Cork

Founded in 1845, UCC with its tradition of independent thinking and quality research, has 20,000+ full-time students and 3000+ international students representing over 100 countries worldwide. It is ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide and is Ireland's first Five-Star university.  UCC was also the first university in the world to be awarded the international Green Flag for environmental friendliness in 2010. 

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University College Dublin

Founded 160 years ago, University College Dublin is one of Europe’s leading research-intensive universities and is currently ranked within the top 1% of institutions world-wide. UCD is also Ireland's most globally engaged university with over 30,000 students drawn from over 120 countries, and includes 5,500 students based at locations outside of Ireland.