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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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Clean Sky 2 Call for Core partners Wave 4

Nov 30, 2016 23:00PM

Identifier: H2020-CS2-CPW04-2016-01
Pillar: Societal Challenges
Planned Opening Date:
Deadline: Thu, 9 Mar 2017 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)

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Clean Sky 2 Call for Proposals 05

Nov 30, 2016 23:00PM

Identifier: H2020-CS2-CFP05-2016-03
Pillar: Societal Challenges
Planned Opening Date:
Deadline: Thu, 9 Mar 2017 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)

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Call for proposals restricted to Member States for law enforcement cooperation between Member States and relevant third countries along the Silk Road Migration Route to better address and improve the detection and apprehension of migrant smugglers

Nov 23, 2016 23:00PM

Identifier: ISFP-2016-AG-SRMR
Pillar: Human trafficking
Opening Date:
Deadline: Tue, 28 Feb 2017 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)

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Shift2Rail JU call for proposals 2017

Nov 09, 2016 23:00PM

Identifier: H2020-S2RJU-2017
Pillar: Societal Challenges
Planned Opening Date:
Deadline: Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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.