Promoting excellence & inspiring innovation

The PPI Ignite Network promotes excellence and inspires innovation in public and patient involvement (PPI) in health and social care research in Ireland.


PPI Ignite Network Partners

PPI Ignite network

National PPI Festival 

The first National PPI Festival was held over two weeks in October 2022, coordinated in its first year by PPI Ignite @ University of Galway, on behalf of the PPI Ignite Network.

Find out more on our Festival page and take a look at our National PPI Festival Impact Brochure for a summary overview of this our first Festival. We will soon be launching Festival 2023. Join us to celebrate PPI progress in Ireland, to learn more, to share your PPI experiences.        

PPI Ignite network

How we are funded

The PPI Ignite Network is funded by the Health Research Board (HRB) and the Irish Research Council (IRC), with co-funding from each of the Lead Universities.


Check out our growing repository of PPI resources to help researchers and the public to understand PPI and to build effective partnerships as a pathway to increase the relevance and impact of research.   

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