FP7 National Information Day 2010 - Laura Burke, EPA


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FP7 National Information Day 2010 - Laura Burke, EPA

  1. 1. National Information Day Environment in FP7 Laura Burke Director , EPA 06/10/2010
  2. 2. Talk Content FP7 (Environment Theme) FP7 Co-operation Themes (Environment relevance) Results from 2007 - 2010 Environment Theme Research Support System - National Contact Points Objectives and Outline for Day
  3. 3. Framework Programme 7
  4. 4. Theme 6 Environment (incl. Climate Change) • Pressures on environment and climate Climate Change, pollution & risks • Environment and Health • Natural Hazards • Conservation and sustainable Sustainable management of management of resources resources • Evolution of marine environments •Technologies for observation, prevention, mitigation,…, Environmental Technologies •Technology assessment, verification, testing •Earth observation Earth observation and •Forecasting methods & assessment tools assessment tools Dissemination
  5. 5. Environment Results 2007- 2007-2010 32 Projects with Irish Participants 41 researchers involved 3 Coordinators Ireland has been successful in winning funding in excess of €8.99 million
  6. 6. Environment Projects
  7. 7. Environment Topics in other Areas Environment-related projects across Themes / Programmes Environment Infrastructure Food, Agriculture… People Energy Transport Ireland has leveraged c. € 30.3 million
  8. 8. Based on 2007/2008 results
  9. 9. Catalogue ctd.
  10. 10. Benefits of participation in a FP project “FP7 Env Research – 3 overarching goals (i) Determine tipping points and trends, (ii) assess impacts of env change and (iii) develop a capacity to respond by providing new knowledge, technologies and strategies for sustainability of planet and wellbeing of European citizens.” Builds Research Capacity & knowledge Research leads to high impact publications Raises profile of research team & SME Access to international infrastructures & researchers Biggest route to internationalisation in Ireland Diversifies research grant income Novel dissemination/outreach mechanisms
  11. 11. EPA Role National Delegate & Contact Point for FP7 Env. Env. Programme Committee FP7 Environment Advisory Committee Provide Info to the Research Community Participants on ERA-Nets (Research Funders) ERA- Member State Mirror Group of the WssTP Joint Programming Initiatives (Water & Climate) Member of High Level Action Group for ETAP
  12. 12. Contact Us National Contact Points: Dr. Alice Wemaere, EPA (a.wemaere@epa.ie) Dr. Brian Donlon, EPA (b.donlon@epa.ie) National Delegate: Dr. Brian Donlon, EPA (b.donlon@epa.ie) National Experts: Dr. Geoffrey O’Sullivan, Marine Institute (Marine-Related) Dr. Frank McGovern, EPA (Climate Change, Earth Observation) Other NCP Support
  13. 13. Today’s Event
  14. 14. Agenda Session- Session-1 - Environment & EU Funding Session- Session-2 - How to get involved Session- Session-3 – Breakout Sessions Climate Change & Earth Observation Water & Technologies Cultural Heritage Session- Session-4 – Future Calls & Looking forward
  15. 15. Posters & Stands Posters Environment- Environment-related Projects across FP7 & Other EU/International Programmes Stands WssTP, WssTP, Fulbright; INTERREG, EI Financial & Legal Support, EPA Support, MI Short presentation during Breaks
  16. 16. Objective of Day Information Session Ireland and Framework Programme 7 Snapshot of Irish successful projects Examples of EU/International Programmes Facilitate Networking Parallel Sessions with Panel discussion Posters Presentations Stands Looking towards 2011 & Beyond Challenges & Emerging Issues (Theme 6) Joint Programming Initiatives International Preparation towards FP8