The European Research & Innovation Office (ERIO) works to keep University College London at the forefront of European collaboration in research & innovation. UCL remains one of the leading participants in the European Union's €79 billion "Horizon 2020" funding programme, and will shortly have full access to its €95.5 billion successor, "Horizon Europe".
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ERIO provides a range of professional services to the UCL community and international collaborators, particularly in relation to the "Horizon 2020" and (upcoming) "Horizon Europe" European Union Framework Programmes for Research & Innovation.
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.
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.
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.
ERIO's European Contract Management team provides contractual and administrative support services to experienced overseas researchers visiting UCL as International Fellowsunder the EU's Marie Skłodowska-Curie mobility programme.
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.