To: Science Foundation Ireland
Reinstate funding the INFANT Centre, UCC.
Reinstate funding for the INFANT Centre in Cork. Fund research that makes pregnancy safer and improves outcomes for mothers and children. Continue to support INFANT develop innovative technologies to improve the treatment and care available to mothers and babies. Support a world leading, Irish research Centre.
Why is this important?
The Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT) is Ireland’s first dedicated perinatal research Centre. INFANT works to improve health outcomes for mothers and babies by focusing on clinical and health research and innovation in pregnancy, birth and early childhood. This is the only research Centre in Ireland focused on this work. Research focused on mothers and children must be prioritized.