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. 

University of Limerick

Established in 1972, the University of Limerick is an independent, internationally focussed university with over 13,000 students and 1,400 staff. It is a young, energetic and enterprising university with a proud record of innovation in education and excellence in research and scholarship. Its mission is to be a distinctive, pioneering and connected university that shapes the future through educating and empowering people to meet the real challenges of tomorrow.

Dublin City University

Dublin City University (DCU) is Ireland’s university of Enterprise. Situated on an 85 acre active and rewarding campus, which is full of student life, sports and leisure facilities, DCU has grown rapidly in scale and performance since being established as a university in 1989.

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland is a professional association and educational institution that is responsible for the medical speciality of surgery throughout the island of Ireland.


Teagasc is the state agency providing research, advisory and education in agriculture, horticulture, food and rural development in Ireland.