European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant. ReCaP: Regeneration of Articular Cartilage using Advanced Biomaterials and Printing Technology. O’Brien, F.J. (Sole PI). €2,999,410. 

Irish Research Council, Postgraduate Scholarships 2018. Development of an advanced scaffold based delivery system for nucleic acids through the incorporation of novel nanoparticles –  PhD student: Domhnall Kelly. €72,000. O’Brien, F.J. (PI). 

EU-H2020 Marie Curie Post-doctoral Mobility Fellowships 2018. NovelKnees - Targeting Subchondral Bone Marrow Lesions, Microdamage and Remodelling using Novel Bisphosphonate-Loaded Delivery Systems to Prevent Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis after Acute Knee Injury. Kennedy, O.; O’Brien, F.J. € 187,866.

Industry Partnership – Zoan BioMed Ltd. Collagen-based scaffolds reinforced with marine coral. Sheehy, E.J., O’Brien, F.J. (PI) €5,000. 

Industry Partnership – SurgaColl Technologies – funded through EUH2020 MSCA-ITN-2016. CarBon: Controlling Cartilage to Bone Transitions for Improved Treatment of Bone Defects and Osteomyelitis - PhD student: Claudio Intini. O’Brien, F.J. (PI) €52,650. 

Enterprise Ireland ERC Support Programme for ERC submission ‘Regeneration of Articular Cartilage using Advanced Biomaterials and Printing Technology’. O’Brien, F.J. (PI) €8,000. 

Health Research Board Investigator-Led Projects 2017. Advanced scaffold-based therapeutics for regeneration of large volume, vascularized bone defects. O’Brien, F.J. (PI), Curtin, C.M. €369,917.

MedTrain Marie Skłodowksa-Curie & CÚRAM co-fund. Development of novel constructs through incorporation of platelet-rich plasma into collagen-glycosaminoglycan scaffolds for wound repair. do Amaral, R.J.F.C.; O’Brien, F.J. (PI) €120,048 (incl. EU: €63,000)

AMBER Science Foundation Ireland and Integra LifeSciences Industry Partnership. A Bioactive Collagen-Based Conduit for Peripheral Nerve Repair. O’Brien, F.J. (PI), Buckley, C. (Co-PI). €1,450,139. (Allocation: €1,201,346)

Science Foundation Ireland, M-ERA.NET 2016. New 4D printing dressing to treat skin scars, (Dressing4scars). Marques, A.P.; O’Brien, F.J.; Izertis Ltd. €199,979

Science Foundation Ireland, TIDA. Collagen-based, multi-layered scaffold for closure of tympanic membrane perforations (TympanoColl). O’Brien FJ (PI) €99,909.

RCSI Seed-funding. Development of a multi-layered collagen-based scaffold for facilitating regeneration of a stable and healthy tissue-engineered skin. Barreto S, Cameron A, Murray D, O'Brien F (PI). GA 16-2733, 2016-17, €50,000.

Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska Curie Individual Fellowship. An Investigation into the viability of employing lipoaspirate fluid as a cellular source in the production of small diameter tissue engineered vascular grafts. Cunnane E, O’Brien FJ (PI) €248063.40

Horizon 2020 Call for Twinning TWINN-2015. Gene2Skin - Roadmap for advanced genetic engineering-based skin. Reis RL, Watt F, O’Brien FJ (Co-PI)  €993,019. Allocation: (€202,179). 

Irish Research Council, Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship 2015. Novel antibiotic-free scaffold for the treatment of infection and regeneration of bone. O’Brien, FJ (PI), Ryan E. €96,000: 

Irish Research Council, Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship 2015. The development of a novel construct for peripheral nerve repair. Alekseeva T, O’Brien FJ (PI). €91,790: 2015-2017.

RCSI Bahrain, Dilmun PhD Scholarship Programme. Pro-angiogenic scaffolds, adipose derived stem cells and low level laser biostimulation: tissue engineering a novel autologous skin graft for diabetic wound healing in the Middle East. Keogh, M, O’Brien FJ (Co-applicant). €250,000 2015-2020.

Science Foundation Ireland, Research Centre’s Programme. Centre for Research in Medical Devices (CÚRAM). Pandit A, O’Brien T, Brayden D, Joshi L (PIs) O’Brien FJ (Funded Investigator). €49,600,000 (incl. €23 million from industry) Allocation: €269,200: 2015-2020.

Enterprise Ireland, Commercialisation Fund Programme. BIOSCAFFOLD: A decellularised extracellular matrix derived scaffold incorporating freshly isolated joint tissue derived cells as a bioactive implant for cartilage repair. Kelly D, O’Brien FJ (Co-applicant), Moran C, Mulhall K, Buckley, C. €382,450.

Health Research Board Health Research Awards 2014. Development of Bioactive Therapeutics Harnessing Stem Cell Mechanobiology. O’Brien FJ (PI), Cameron A, Murray D, Stallings, R. €284,863: 2014- 2017.

Anatomical Society, PhD Studentship. Duffy G, O’Brien FJ (Co-applicant). Decoding the Extrinsic Regulation of Cardiac Stem Cell Fate in Cardiovascular Disease. €85,029 2014-2017

Enterprise Ireland, Commercialisation Fund Programme. PanaColl: Collagen-scaffold based systems for the delivery of antibiotics for the treatment of microbial infections & enhancement of tissue regeneration. O’Brien FJ (PI), Widaa A, López-Noriega A, Kerrigan S, Ryan A, Lyons F, Fennell J. €554,264: 2014 - 2017.

Irish Research Council, Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship 2013. Advanced scaffold-based therapeutics to facilitate nerve regeneration. O’Brien FJ (PI), Lackington W.  €96,000: 2013-2017.

Science Foundation Ireland, Research Centre’s Programme. Advanced Materials and BioEngineering Research Centre (AMBER). Boland J, Coey M, Coleman J, Duesberg G, Morris M, Holmes J, Sanvito S, Kelly D, O’Brien FJ(Co-PI), Nicolosi, V. . ~ €58,000,000 (incl. €23 million from industry). FOB allocation: €952,527. 2013 - 2019.

Health Research Board/Science Foundation Ireland, Translational Research Award. Translation of novel strategies for joint repair from bench to bedside. O’Brien FJ (PI), O’Byrne J.  €1,292,085: 2012-2018.