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  • 1. ‘New Horizons in the Humanities’ Dr Simon Grattan – NI Horizon 2020 Manager Northern Ireland and Horizon 2020
  • 2. Overview • NI Actions taken to support Horizon 2020 • NI and FP7 • North/South support • ITI SSH guide • Some useful links
  • 3. NI Horizon 2020 Action Plan • Plan spelt out activities for 2013 • A new plan is under development for 2014/2015 http://www.detini.gov.uk/horizon2020
  • 4. NI Horizon 2020 Action Plan 1. Creation of an NI Horizon 2020 Contact Point (NICP) network 2. Development of an Horizon 2020 communications strategy 3. Development of an NI Horizon 2020 website 4. Development of an NI specific guide to Horizon 2020
  • 5. Role of new NI Contact Points (NICPs) • NICPs housed in both universities • Supporting - health (x2), ICT (x2), engineering, SSH and energy • Invest NI have the role of NICP for SMEs • DARD are funding a role within AFBI • Close links with UK and Irish NCPs
  • 6. Role of new NI Contact Points (NICPs) • Formation of a new network including Invest NI and InterTradeIreland • All ‘on-the-ground’ support included • Include Brussels based NI staff • Pin-point specific calls and themes for potential funding
  • 7. Ciaran Prunty – Engineering - c.prunty@qub.ac.uk Manuel Morillas Diaz – Health - m.morillas-diaz@qub.ac.uk Dominic McLarnon – Energy - D.Mclarnon@ulster.ac.uk Shirley Davey – Connected Health - s.davey@ulster.ac.uk Inmaculada Higueras - AHSS- i.higueras@qub.ac.uk Dajana Dzanovic – ICT - d.dzanovic@qub.ac.uk David McCleery – FAFB – david.mccleery@afbini.gov.uk Joanne Coyle, Robert Bunn and Lisa O’Reilly – SMEs – joanne.coyle@investni.com, robert.bunn@investni.com and lisa.oreilly@investni.com
  • 8. NI Horizon 2020 Action Plan 5. Appointment of an NICP with specific responsibility for SMEs 6. Organise at least 10 Horizon 2020 workshops 7. Increase the number of Horizon 2020 evaluators from NI
  • 9. NI Horizon 2020 Action Plan 8. Examine the feasibility of establishing an alternative funding mechanism(s) for organisations not currently eligible for application support 9. Increase NI representation on EU groups/committees
  • 10. NI Horizon 2020 Action Plan 10. Development of strategies to increase European Research Council (ERC) and Marie Curie funding 11. Production of a report on FP7 performance to date
  • 11. NI FP7 Performance • As of 1st July 2013 - €63.5million from 216 participations with 75% going to HE • 28 SME participations • NI success rate 19.7%, EU average 21.3% • Top 5 funded areas: – Marie Curie €11.0m – Health €8.1m – ICT €9.0m – FAFB €5.9m – ERC €8.4m *SSH €1.4m, 5 participations
  • 12. North/South performance • Under FP7 reached €80.5 million, as of 1st July 2013 • 261 successful applicants (104 North and 157 South) • An above EU-average success rate of 23.7%
  • 13. InterTradeIreland’s European Objective is: “To increase the number of North/South applications to EU research and innovation funded programmes”.
  • 14. How We Can Help  Early-stage partnership development - Cross -Border Collaboration Voucher  Partner identification and matching -Horizon 2020 Web Portal & App  Information & Dissemination - Thematic events - Newsletter - EU Travel Scheme - Case Studies
  • 15. SSH Guide
  • 16. Horizon 2020 App The free InterTradeIreland Horizon 2020 Web Portal & Mobile App are available now to help you to: •Find and link with Industry & Academic Partners •Build North/South Partnerships for H2020 •Submit Specific Partner Requests •Engage with the Support Network •Search Call Documents •Receive Alerts to Calls & Deadlines •www.intertradeireland.com/horizon 2020/
  • 17. For further information: Visit: http://www.intertradeireland.com/horizon2020/ Or contact: Carrie Small, Project Manager – EU Programmes Tel: 028 3083 4172 Email: carrie.small@intertradeireland.com Catherine Halbert, ITI Horizon 2020 Facilitator Email: horizon2020@intertradeireland.com
  • 18. Links to UK and RoI • Strengthening links with UK NCP network • Structured UK engagement through NICP network • Existing link with the Irish NCPs and related network • Departmental link via all-island steering group
  • 19. Links ITI App - http://www.intertradeireland.com/horizon2020 /h2020_app/ ITI SSH guide http://www.intertradeireland.com/media/intertradeirelandcom/microsite s/fp7support/Final(secondphase).pdf NI website - www.detini.gov.uk/horizon2020