UCL European Research and Innovation Office

HR Excellence in Research:

UCL has been successful in gaining the European Commission’s HR Excellence in Research Award. The award recognises the systems and practices we have in place to support researchers’ career and professional development in line with the national Research Concordat.

HR Excellence in Research

Horizon 2020 Calls for Proposals:

To view all of the available Horizon 2020 funding, please proceed to the European Union Research Participant Portal.


Call for proposals for action grants 2015 – Access to Justice

Sep 28, 2015 22:00PM

Identifier: JUST-2015-JACC-AG
Pillar: Access to justice
Planned Opening Date:
Deadline: Wed, 6 Jan 2016 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)



Aug 24, 2015 22:00PM

Identifier: H2020-BBI-PPP-2015-02
Pillar: Societal Challenges
Opening Date:
Deadline: Thu, 3 Dec 2015 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)


European Research and Innovation Office

The UCL European Research and Innovation Office's primary goal is to help UCL maintain its position at the forefront of European collaboration in science and technology. 

In line with this goal and its position as London's Global University, UCL was the top performing university in the first year of the Horizon 2020 programme.

UCL has participated in over 650 EU Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) projects, has been awarded over 100 prestigious European Research Council grants and is consistently ranked amongst the top 5 university participants in EU collaborative research worldwide (#1 in the UK).

In support of UCL's strategic goals and its excellence agenda, the European Research and Innovation Office (ERIO) provides a range of professional services to the UCL community, particularly in relation to the €79 billion "Horizon 2020" European Framework Programme. These services include:


ERIO is a section within Research Services, a department of UCL Finance and Business Affairs.

If you require Horizon 2020 advice or would like to discuss UCL's participation in a Horizon 2020 project please call +44 20 7679 9638 (internal 09638), email erio@ucl.ac.uk or visit our contacts page.

ERIO Mission Statement

Horizon 2020 Strategy

Building on UCL's significant success in previous EU Framework Programmes, ERIO is now implementing a strategy in which ERIO enables UCL to become the global leader in the coordination of EU research and innovation projects funded under the Horizon 2020 programme. This strategy requires:

UCL is also a member of Vision2020: The Horizon Network, an innovation platform for research organisations and companies participating in Horizon 2020.

For more information about UCL's overall strategies for Horizon 2020 please contact Martin Scott, Head of Project Management. For specific information regarding project management and proposal management services please click on the link.