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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.

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Open Knowledge Technologies: Mapping and Validating Knowledge

Jun 26, 2017 22:00PM

Identifier: PAOKT-2017-AG
Pillar: Preparatory Actions on Communications Networks, Content and Technology
Opening Date:
Deadline: Tue, 5 Sep 2017 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)

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Call of the research programme of the Research Fund for Coal and Steel - 2017

Jun 12, 2017 22:00PM

Identifier: RFCS-2017
Pillar: Research Fund for Coal & Steel
Opening Date:
Deadline: Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)

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Training and Conferences-2017

Jun 12, 2017 22:00PM

Identifier: HERCULE-TC-AG-2017
Pillar: HERCULE-1-1
Opening Date:
Deadline: Wed, 9 Aug 2017 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)

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Technical Assistance-2017

Jun 12, 2017 22:00PM

Identifier: HERCULE-TA-AG-2017
Pillar: HERCULE-1-1
Opening Date:
Deadline: Wed, 9 Aug 2017 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)

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Law Training and studies-2017

Jun 12, 2017 22:00PM

Identifier: HERCULE-LT-AG-2017
Pillar: HERCULE-1-1
Opening Date:
Deadline: Wed, 9 Aug 2017 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)

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The European Defence Research Runway

Jun 06, 2017 22:00PM

Identifier: PADR-STF-2017
Pillar: Preparatory Action on Defence Research (PADR)
Opening Date:
Deadline: Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)

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Force protection and advanced soldier systems beyond current programmes

Jun 06, 2017 22:00PM

Identifier: PADR-FPSS-2017
Pillar: Preparatory Action on Defence Research (PADR)
Opening Date:
Deadline: Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)

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UCL Success

Known as 'London's Global University', University College London employs 4,078 academic research staff in over 50 departments and institutes. UCL also has 11 associated teaching hospitals, which include Great Ormond Street Hospital, Moorfields Eye Hospital and Royal Free Hospital.

UCL has more than two decades' worth of experience in the EU Framework Programmes and has participated in over 650 Framework Programme 7 projects, with a total cumulative budget of over €300 million. UCL's research income from the European Union has doubled since 2009, and because of its successful performance UCL ranks 3rd in the UK and 9th in Europe in terms of the amount of FP7 funding awarded [Source: European Commission, FP7 Grant Agreements and Participants' Database vs 7.0, released 21.06.2011]. UCL is also the current  UK lead in participation in the FP7 "Cooperation" specific programme.

UCL has been heavily involved in the contribution of expert advice during the development of the upcoming Horizon 2020 programme and its main pillars, and UCL is recognised as one of the key players in Framework Programme funding not just in the UK but in the European Union.

UCL Framework Programme Grants

UCL is currently coordinating 26 FP7 collaborative projects with a combined budget of €148 million, and has been awarded over 100 European Research Council grants and 58 Marie Curie individual fellowships. For more information please see the Project Management page or the CORDIS Project Database.