Icelandic Research Fund

Target group

Researchers at Icelandic universities, research institutes or companies. Research students at Icelandic universities

Objectives

The IRF awards funding to student research projects and research projects led by individuals, research teams, universities, research institutes, and companies.

Application deadline for grant year 2020

The call for grant year 2020 will open in May 2019 with deadline 15 June 2019.

IRF handbook for the grant year 2019

Role

The Icelandic Research Fund (IRF) is an open competitive fund which provides research grants according to the general priorities of the Icelandic Science and Technology Policy Council and based on peer review of proposals. 

The role of the IRF is to enhance scientific research (basic and applied) and research education in Iceland. For this purpose the IRF awards funding to research projects led by individuals, research teams, universities, research institutes, and companies and to research students (cf. Act 3/2003 with later amendments).

Eligibility

Principal Investigators (PIs) must have completed their graduate studies at an accredited university and have experience in running research projects. This stipulation does not apply to Doctoral student grants.








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