Planning your European Application

How to plan your application.

Horizon 2020 Funding

All calls and relevant documentation can be found on the Participant Portal.

The menu for browsing or searching Horizon2020 calls

Find your call under the ‘Funding Opportunities' tab.Using the menu on the left hand side of the screen, you can Search Topics or browse Calls to find the particular call that you are interested in. Once you have selected your call, you will be able to view or download all of the relevant documentation by selecting the 'Call Documents' tab.

Horizon 2020 proposals are submitted to specific topics, so you should also read the conditions and documents for the specific topic within the broader Call. You can find these by selecting the particular topic from the list on the 'Call Description' tab, and then selecting the 'Topic Conditions and Documents' tab. If you have found your topic using the Search Topics option, then you will go directly to the topics page without viewing the broader Call.

Contacts for support with Horizon 2020 applications

Research Support Office

The EU Team in the Research Support Office should always be your first point of call for enquiries regarding EU funding applications. The team has many years experience of EU funding and can often quickly and easily answer questions that you have, or will be able to point you in the right direction for further support.

National Contact Points (NCPs)

National Contact Points are individuals appointed for each of the areas of Horizon 2020 in nearly all Member and Associated States to provide advice and assistance. You can find the contact associated with your call by searching from the Participant Portal National Contact Points page.

UK Research Office (UKRO)

Check the UKRO website for any forthcoming training events to help you with your application.

Searching for partners and collaborators

Need more partners? The following places can help you with this:

Other European Funding

Please refer to the relevant call documents and guidelines for eligibility requirements.

Other European Pages

Section European Information Page
Explore How to find EU Research Funding
Plan Planning your European Application
Cost Costing Your European Project
Submit Applying for European Funding
Receipt of Award Application Success to the start of your European Project
Employ Employing People on European Projects
Manage Managing your European Project
Close Closing a European Project

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