EPA’S Grant Management and Application Portal (SmartSimple)

The EPA's Grant Management and Application Portal (SmartSimple) is a web-based system that enables the online submission, evaluation and ongoing management of applications for research funding.

The portal should always be used for submitting:

  • Initial funding applications
  • Technical Progress Reports (TPRs)
  • Financial Reports (Cost Statements)
  • Budget Reallocation Requests
  • Time Extension Requests
  • Travel Approval Requests
  • End of Project Questionnaires (EPQs) and Metadata Forms
  • Final and Synthesis Reports
  • Event Feedback Forms
  • Maternity/Paternity/Adoptive Leave Requests

You can access the EPA's Grant Management and Application Portal at https://epa.smartsimple.ie/s_Login.jsp

The following guidance materials on using the portal are available:

Applicant Guides

Video TutorialsPDF User Guides
Applicant's Guide to the Portal Registration and General User Notes
Guide to Creating and Submitting an Application User Guide for Applicants

 Grantee (Post-Award) Guides

Video TutorialsPDF User Guides
Final Reports - Guide for Applicants   Registration and General User Notes
  User Guide for Grantees

 Evaluators and Reviewers Guides

Video TutorialsPDF User Guides
 Introduction to the Evaluator and Reviewer Portal  Registration and General User Notes
 Evaluators Guide 1  User Guide for Evaluators and Reviewers
 Final Reports - Lead Reviewer Tutorial 1  
 Final Reports - Additional Reviewer Tutorial 1  

1 This video tutorial is available to Evaluators and Reviewers when logged into the EPA Grant Management and Application Portal.

If you have any queries about the portal which are not covered in the above guides please contact research@epa.ie