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The Irish Minister of Education Richard Bruton and Junior Minister for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor is launching a new Higher Education and Innovation Fund. The project is funded with €5 million that now is available for innovation in higher education, and is a part of the €100 million additional funding that the Irish government boosting research and development within the sector with. Prioritised areas for funding are e.g. support of innovation, transformation and quality improvement in teaching and student learning outcomes, and another area is innovation and transformation in flexible, distance and e-learning opportunities and programme improving the outcome of higher education. Source: HEA – Higher Education Authority of Ireland