Proposal Support Overview

Proposal Support Overview

Every year UCD Research supports our researchers in submitting over 1,400 proposals. We hope our experience and knowledge can help you to proposal success.

Funding Opportunities

To find out what funding opportunities are currently available, take a look at our research bulletin, our rolling call listings or our dedicated Funding Call Calendar, which can be added to your Google calendar.

Alternatively use Research Professional to select calls that might be of interest to you.

Already identified a call?

If you have already identified a call you wish to apply for, access our call specific online help packs, which contain guidance on how to structure your proposal, tips on impact and implementation sections and details of internal approval processes.

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Contact Us

If you have identified a call of interest and have a query, please contact the relevant person below, or for general queries please email proposalsupport@ucd.ie

 

Funding AgencyScheme / CallContact personEmailExt.
Department of Agriculture, Food & Marine (DAFM) DAFM Research call Dr Joanne Fitzgerald joanne.fitzgerald@ucd.ie 4054
Enterprise Ireland (EI) EI Innovation Partnerships
EI Commercialisation Fund
Claire Kavanagh c.kavanagh@ucd.ie 4059
EI Financial Support for ERC Applicants Maire Coyle maire.coyle@ucd.ie 4014 
EI Financial Support for Marie Sklodowska Curie Applicants Dr Liina Rae liina.rae@ucd.ie 4035
EI Financial Support for LEIT, Societal Challenge applicants EU Office euresearchoffice@ucd.ie  
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) EPA Research call Dr Joanne Fitzgerald joanne.fitzgerald@ucd.ie 4054
Horizon 2020 H2020 Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies (LEIT):
  • Nanotechnologies, advanced materials, advanced manufacturing and processing and Biotechnology
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • SPACE
  • Research Infrastructures

H2020 Societal Challenges:
  • Health, demographic change and wellbeing;
  • Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research, and the Bioeconomy;
  • Secure, clean and efficient energy;
  • Smart, green and integrated transport;
  • Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials;
  • Europe in a changing world - inclusive, innovative and reflective societies;
  • Secure societies - protecting freedom and security of Europe and its citizens.
EU Office euresearchoffice@ucd.ie  
H2020
European Research Council (ERC)
Advanced Grants
Starting Grants
Consolidator Grants
Proof of Concept
Maire Coyle maire.coyle@ucd.ie 4014 
H2020 Marie-Sklodowska Curie Actions Marie Sklodowska-Curie  − Individual Fellowships (IF)

Dr Liina Rae liina.rae@ucd.ie 4035
 

Marie Sklodowska-Curie − Innovative Training Networks (ITN)
Marie Sklodowska-Curie − Innovation Staff Exchange Scheme (RISE)

EU Office euresearchoffice@ucd.ie  
European Commission Non-Framework Programmes including, but not limited to:
3rd Health Programme
INTERREG
Justice Programme
Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund
Consumer Programme
Proposal Support proposalsupport@ucd.ie  
Health Research Board (HRB) Applied Partnership Awards (APA)
Collaborative Doctoral Awards
Investigator Led projects
Applying Research into Policy& Practice Postdoctoral fellowship (ARPP)
Proposal Support proposalsupport@ucd.ie  
Emerging Investigator Awards Proposal Support proposalsupport@ucd.ie  
US-Ireland R&D Partnership Dr Liina Rae liina.rae@ucd.ie 4035
Irish Research Council (IRC) IRC CAROLINE COFUND Fellowships Proposal Support proposalsupport@ucd.ie  
IRC Laureate Awards Proposal Support proposalsupport@ucd.ie  
IRC Government of Ireland Post-doc/Post graduate schemes
IRC EPS Post-doc/Post graduate schemes
Dr Liina Rae liina.rae@ucd.ie 4035
IRC Ulysses France/Ireland Travel
IRC Policy & Society
Claire Kavanagh c.kavanagh@ucd.ie 4059
Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) SFI Future Research Leaders
SFI Research Professorships
Maire Coyle maire.coyle@ucd.ie 4014 
SFI EPSRC Partnership
SFI Investigator Programme
SFI NSF China Partnership
SFI Spokes and Strategic Partnerships
SFI TIDA
Proposal Support proposalsupport@ucd.ie  
SFI Career Development Awards (CDA)
SFI Starting Investigator Research Grants (SIRG)
Proposal Support proposalsupport@ucd.ie Proposal Support
SFI Industry Fellowships
SFI Discover
Claire Kavanagh c.kavanagh@ucd.ie 4059
US-Ireland R&D Partnership
SFI-Royal Society University Research Fellowships
Dr Liina Rae liina.rae@ucd.ie 4035
SFI Conferences and Workshops Dr Joanne Fitzgerald Joanne.fitzgerald@ucd.ie 4054
Teagasc Teagasc Walsh fellowships Dr Joanne Fitzgerald Joanne.fitzgerald@ucd.ie 4054
Wellcome Trust All schemes Proposal Support proposalsupport@ucd.ie  
Máire Coyle
Research Programmes Officer

Máire provides specialised knowledge and support for advanced research funding programmes. Her current focus is on the European Research Council suite of schemes and Science Foundation Ireland’s Research Professorship and President of Ireland Future Research Leaders programmes.

T: 01 716 4014
E: Email Máire

Dr Joanne Fitzgerald
Pre-Award Administrator

Joanne provides proposal support to researchers in UCD seeking to compile and submit funding applications.

T: 01 716 4054
E: Email Joanne

Dr Anne-Louise Holloway
Research Programmes Officer – National Programmes / Proposal Support Team Lead

Anne-Louise provides specialised knowledge and support for national funding schemes including SFI, EI, DAFM and HRB.

T: 01 716 4062
E: Email Anne-Louise

Claire Kavanagh
Pre-Award Research Administrator

Claire provides proposal support to researchers in UCD seeking to compile and submit funding applications.

T: 01 716 4059
E: Email Claire

Jenny Knell
EU Office Administrator

Jenny provides comprehensive and targeted support to researchers applying for EU funding, including Horizon 2020, through the full project lifecycle.

T: 01 716 4049
E: Email Jenny

Dr Liina Rae
Pre-Award Research Administrator

Liina provides proposal support to researchers in UCD seeking to compile and submit funding applications.

T: 01 716 4035
E: Email Liina

Margaret Walsh
EU Research Administrator

Margaret provides comprehensive and targeted support to researchers applying for EU funding, including Horizon 2020, through the full project lifecycle.

T: 01 716 4057
E: Email Margaret