TNI-OSU/IMR Catalyst Funding

Tyndall National Institute of Ireland – OSU Institute for Materials Research Partnership Program


Tyndall National Institute of Ireland

This is a new opportunity to accelerate high impact collaborations between colleagues at The Ohio State University’s Institute for Materials and Manufacturing Research (IMR) and the Tyndall National Institute of Ireland (TNI). Both TNI and IMR recognize that each have many common interests along with complementary assets, some of which might be unique to one organization. This program aims to greatly increase the success of research by enabling collaborations and access to state-of- the-art research facilities at TNI and IMR.

Download the Request for Proposal (RFP) here.





  • Stimulate collaborative research between TNI and OSU/IMR investigators in areas of mutual interest
  • Enable access to core research facilities for partners
  • Accelerate and enable joint authorship of scholarly works
  • Strengthen jointly authored research proposals through programs such as the NSF & NIH U.S. – Ireland schemes and other third parties, including industry
  • Nucleate a broad-ranging TNI-OSU/IMR Partnership that over time may include numerous joint research efforts, exchanges of personnel and research sabbaticals


Request for Proposals (RFP)   Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Virtual Teaming Open House   Friday, January 13, 2023 – 9:00AM ET / 2:00PM GMT
Proposals Due   Monday, February 27, 2023
Anticipated Award Decisions Monday, March 20, 2023 


Technical & Reporting Questions OSU/IMR – Steven A. Ringel,

TNI – Graeme Maxwell,

Proposal Submission & Questions OSU/IMR – Joanna Gardner,

TNI – Louise Lucey,

Fiscal Questions OSU/IMR – Greg Godic,

TNI – Graeme Maxwell,


Tyndall is a leading European research center in integrated ICT (Information and Communications Technology).