EU Funding Opportunities in 2016/17

A session to present the many opportunities in EU funding in 2016 and 2017 for researchers working in disciplines related to Science & Engineering will be held on 16 September. 

View the full programme.  

The University’s EU and International Team along with the College research administration and the United Kingdom Research Office (UKRO) are organising the event. 

During the course of October the European Comis organising, mission will be publishing details of the calls to which funding applications can be submitted in 2016 and 2017. This event will provide information on the likely content of these calls, the first of which will open in Autumn/Winter 2015.

All colleges

This event is focussed on opportunities of special interest to researchers working in areas related to Science & Engineering, while some of the opportunities are very likely to be of interest to some researchers in MVLS.

Given that many projects led by science and technology will require input from the Social Sciences and Humanities, this event could also be appropriate for staff within Arts and Social Sciences. Staff from all Colleges are very welcome to attend.

This is targeted to the opportunities available, how to find them and how to get involved; it is not a ‘general’ information session on Horizon 2020.

Practical advice 

This event will give participants information on the areas for which funding is likely to be available as well as how to find details of the opportunities available on the European Commission website.

Practical advice based on evaluation of previous proposals will help participants to avoid many of the mistakes made by applicants in 2014 and 2015.

There will also be the opportunity to speak with very recent successful Glasgow applicants, both from the College of Science & Engineering, who can provide advice based on their experiences of leading and participating in proposal consortia. The event will be equally useful for those who might submit proposals both as co-ordinator (building and leading a consortium) and as partner (participant in a proposal led by another institution).

Registration is not compulsory, but the EU Team does request that all participants register for the event, by contacting Heather Baird ( and providing (brief details) the following information:

• School/Institute;
• Details of previous experience of EU funding;
• Main areas of interest for 2016/17; and
• The parts of the programme of most interest.

Participants may attend the entire session, or simply attend those parts which are of most interest to them.

For further information on the event, please contact

First published: 13 September 2015