Research Services


European Research & Innovation Office

The European Research & Innovation Office (ERIO) works to keep University College London at the forefront of European collaboration in research & innovation. UCL is one of the leading participants in the European Union's €79 billion "Horizon 2020" funding programme.

Role & Mission


ERIO provides a range of professional services to the UCL community, particularly in relation to the €79 billion "Horizon 2020" European Framework Programme for Research & Innovation.

Contract Services


ERIO's Contract Management team is responsible for drafting, reviewing, and negotiating research-related agreements for projects funded under Horizon 2020. These services are provided to UCL PIs who are partners in such projects.

Proposal Services


ERIO offers a hands-on Horizon 2020 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.

Project Services


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 2020 projects from the pre-contract phase up until project conclusion.

International Fellowships


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.

Innovation Services


ERIO offers a range of innovation management services to collaborative Horizon 2020 projects led by UCL researchers. ERIO collaborates with partners' academic and technology transfer departments to coordinate and deliver projects' commercial and societal impacts.