Deirdre Clayton

Research Development & Support

SFI - Centres|strategic partnerships etc / SFI - individual calls / Enterprise Ireland

John Hume Building
(01) 708 6289


Deirdre joined Maynooth University in March 2020 and is responsible for supporting academics in applying to Science Foundation Ireland and Enterprise Ireland for funding.  This involves both the identification of funding opportunities, proposal development and review and some support in the immediate post award.  Prior to joining Maynooth University, Deirdre worked in UCD for 13 years, most recently as Centre Manager for I-Form, the SFI Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and previous to that, in UCD Research and Innovation with many of the University's large scale and multi-disciplinary research programmes supporting their activities at all stages of the funding lifecycle