EPA Support

We actively promote, encourage and facilitate the successful participation of Irish researchers in Horizon 2020 via its role as National Delegate and Contact Point for Societal Challenge 5 “Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials” (Climate Action), in partnership with Enterprise Ireland.

Online Catalogue of Irish Expertise in Environmental Research

The Catalogue provides an insight into Irish Companies and Research Organisations active in the field of Environmental Research and will provide support to researchers intending to participate in EU funding calls (Horizon 2020, Water & Climate Joint Programming Initiative and LIFE)

Register your profile on the Catalogue

National Working Group 

The EPA has set up a Working Group composed of the Research Offices from third level institutions, other agencies and departments to effectively disseminate information and gather feedback from the Irish research community.

Events

Irish launch event for the final Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018 – 2020

Together with Enterprise Ireland, we are organising roadshows in the Irish universities, as well as other events to disseminate Horizon 2020 information and encourage networking.

See the 2016 Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5 roadshow presentations

View more details on our Upcoming Events 

We also organise Annual Information Days 

Dissemination of Information

Mapping of EU Research Capacity

To date, nine mapping studies reports have been prepared in relation to the following Horizon 2020 SC5 topics:

These reports will provide you with some useful information in relation to the EU research capacity and capability relevant to these topics.

Please contact research@epa.ie if you would like a copy.

Advice & Proposal Review

The EPA encourages first-time participation and provides tailored advice and proposal reviews.

Please ensure that you are contacting us in the early stage of your proposal preparation!

If you would like us to review your proposal, or would like some advice, please contact Alice Wemaere or Brian Donlon 

Thinking of participating? Check out the Financial Support available to you from Enterprise Ireland