EU research funding 

If you are planning to apply for EU funding the UCL European Research and Innovation Office (ERIO) can support you.

The proposal writing consultancy service offers support from concept to final grant submission, including assistance in structuring and targeting the scientific section, the expected impacts section, writing the implementation, management and finance sections, and aiding in partner search.

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Please follow the links below to find further details of the following funding opportunities:

You can also search funding opportunities via the EU Participation Portal.

EU Programme Grants

Forthcoming calls


Ebola and other filoviral haemorrhagic fevers (Ebola+) programme: future outbreaks Deadline: 15 March 2018

Deadline: 18 April 2018

Topics include: Exploiting research outcomes and application potential of the human microbiome for personalised prediction, prevention and treatment of disease; Rare Disease European Joint Programme Cofund; Innovation platforms for advanced therapies of the future; Novel patient-centred approaches for survivorship, palliation and/or end-of-life care; HTA research to support evidence-based healthcare; New testing and screening methods to identify endocrine disrupting chemicals

Two-stage - Deadline 28 February 2018. Topics include:

Topics include: Genome-Environment Interactions in Inflammatory Skin Disease; The value of diagnostics to combat antimicrobial resistance by optimising antibiotic use; Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Neurodegeneration; Support and coordination action for the projects of the Neurodegeneration area of the Innovative Medicines Initiative; A sustainable European induced pluripotent stem cell platform; Linking digital assessment of mobility to clinical endpoints to support regulatory acceptance and clinical practice; Human Tumour Microenvironment Immunoprofiling; ConcePTION – Continuum of Evidence from Pregnancy Exposures, Reproductive Toxicology and Breastfeeding to Improve Outcomes Now; Improving the preclinical prediction of adverse effects of pharmaceuticals on the nervous system; Translational Safety Biomarker Pipeline (TransBioLine): Enabling development and implementation of novel safety biomarkers in clinical trials and diagnosis of disease; Pilot programme on a Clinical Compound Bank for Repurposing: Cardiovascular diseases and diabetes/Respiratory diseases/Neurodegenerative diseases/Rare/orphan diseases

For further information on all open and forthcoming calls visit the Horizon 2020 website.

ERC fellowships

ERC Starting Grants Deadline: Currently closed

For researchers with between two and seven years' experience post-PhD. Funding: Up to €1.5 million (in some cases €2 million). Duration: up to 5 years. Sole evaluation criterion: scientific excellence of researcher and research proposal.

ERC Consolidator Grants Deadline: 15 February 2018

Calls published once a year. For researchers with over seven and up to 12 years experience post PhD. Funding: Up to €2 million (in some cases €2.75 million). Duration: up to 5 years. Sole evaluation criterion: scientific excellence of researcher and research proposal.

ERC Advanced Grants Deadline: Currently closed, expected May 2018

Applicants must be scientifically independent and have a recent research track-record and profile which identifies them as leaders in their respective field(s) of research. Funding: Up to €2.5 million per grant (in some cases €3.5 million per grant). Sole evaluation criterion: scientific excellence of researcher and research proposal. Duration: up to five years.

ERC Proof of Concept Grants Deadline: 18 April 2018; 11 September 2018

ERC Synergy Grants Deadline: Currently closed

For further information visit the ERC website.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (ITN) Currently closed

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) Deadline: Currently closed

The RISE scheme promotes international and inter-sector collaboration through research and innovation staff exchanges, and sharing of knowledge and ideas from research to market (and vice-versa) for the advancement of science and the development of innovation.

Individual Fellowships (IF) Deadline: Currently closed, next deadline expected to be 12 September 2018

This includes European Fellowships and Global Fellowships.

For further information visit the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions website.