The European Research & Innovation Office (ERIO) works to keep University College London at the forefront of European collaboration in research & innovation. UCL remained one of the leading participants throughout the European Union's €79 billion "Horizon 2020" funding programme, and will shortly have full access to its €95.5 billion successor, "Horizon Europe". ERIO is a unit within UCL's Research Services department.
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ERIO's Contract Management team is responsible for drafting, reviewing, and negotiating research-related agreements for projects funded under Horizon 2020 & Horizon Europe. These services are provided to UCL PIs who are partners in such projects.
ERIO offers a hands-on Horizon Europe proposal consultancy service to the UCL research community and to external collaborators. Comprehensive support can be provided at all stages from proposal concept to final submission.
ERIO delivers a range of project management services to collaborative European research & innovation projects led by UCL researchers. Specialist support is offered to funded Horizon projects from the pre-contract phase up until project conclusion.
ERIO's European Contract Management team provides contractual and administrative support services to experienced overseas researchers visiting UCL as International Fellows under the EU's Marie Skłodowska-Curie mobility programme.
ERIO offers a range of innovation management services to collaborative Horizon projects led by UCL researchers. ERIO collaborates with partners' academic & technology transfer departments to help deliver projects' commercial & societal impacts.