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 restricted to Member States aiming at improving law enforcement information exchange by interconnecting Passenger Information Units (PIUs) to facilitate the exchange of PNR data

Oct 26, 2016 22:00PM

Identifier: ISFP-2016-AG-PNR
Pillar: Police cooperation
Opening Date:
Deadline: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)


Call for proposals for Pilot Projects

Oct 26, 2016 22:00PM

Identifier: PP-2-2016
Pillar: 3rd Health Programme
Opening Date:
Deadline: Tue, 31 Jan 2017 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)


Call for proposals for ERC Consolidator Grant

Oct 19, 2016 22:00PM

Identifier: ERC-2017-COG
Pillar: Excellent Science
Opening Date:
Deadline: Thu, 9 Feb 2017 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)


Call for proposals in the area of mobile criminality

Oct 05, 2016 22:00PM

Identifier: ISFP-2016-AG-MC
Pillar: Other organised crime
Opening Date:
Deadline: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)


2016 Pilot Projects for action grants

Sep 29, 2016 22:00PM

Identifier: REC-PP-AG-2016
Pillar: RCIT Promote and enhance the exercise of rights deriving from citizenship of the Union
Planned Opening Date:
Deadline: Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)


Migrants Entrepreneurship Support Schemes

Sep 21, 2016 22:00PM

Identifier: COS-MigrantsENT-2016-4-02
Pillar: Supporting entrepreneurs
Opening Date:
Deadline: Tue, 20 Dec 2016 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)


EU Prize for Women Innovators 2017

Sep 12, 2016 22:00PM

Identifier: H2020-WIprizeEU-2017
Pillar: Science with and for Society
Opening Date:
Deadline: Thu, 3 Nov 2016 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)


Horizon 2020 Overview

ERIO Horizon 2020


Horizon 2020 Overview

Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever, with 79 billion euros of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020). UCL intends to be at the forefront of Horizon 2020 participation, and the UCL European Research & Innovation Office (ERIO) aims to facilitate UCL's achievement of this position.

Our Mission Statement

ERIO Mission Statement


UCL's Horizon 2020 Strategy

Building on UCL's significant success in previous EU Framework Programmes, ERIO has set a strategic vision in which ERIO enables UCL to become the worldwide leader in the coordination of collaborative Horizon 2020 projects. This vision will require:

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

Specific UCL Policies for Horizon 2020

  • Teams submitting proposals to the Teaming & Twinning programmes must submit an outline business case to ERIO at least four weeks before the call deadline. Further details.
  • All projects coordinated by UCL must include provision for financial, contractual and administrative management tasks to be carried out by ERIO. Please contact Ilaria Marsili at an early stage to discuss your requirements.