On this page you can find answers to frequently asked questions about pre-award support. The questions are categorised by providing advice on identifying funding opportunities and support on applying for funding.
You'll find up to date information and resources on how to identify a funding opportunity here.
The Research Professional database which can help you find information on calls specific to your research area, career stage and research requirements. Specific funding agency websites as outlined on this page can also be referred to for further call specific information. The RMS Profiles system available via UCD Connect provides specific call supports and internal requirements where UCD Research are providing support for specific calls. This information is available through the funding opportunities function on the RMS Profiles tile.
Please refer the relevant funding agency call guidelines which is available on funding agency website - you can find a full list here.
The calendar is available via the Research Portal on the identifying a funding opportunity page available here.
Internal UCD funding opportunities are listed on the Research Portal on the "identifying a funding opportunity" page available here.
Click to find links to all internal UCD Funding opportunities and their current open calls or click here for a list of European calls now open
Information to assist with drafting your tender submission is available here. For set up on the etenders system or on a specific tender, email email@example.com. Where you require signatures for the submission of your tender or the completion of an EPSD form, firstname.lastname@example.org can also be emailed. While the team are not experts in tender content and requirements, the Proposal Support team will assist with queries where they can. Please be aware that a legal review of documents by the Legal Office may be necessary in some cases and time must be allowed for this. Contact the Legal Office directly where this is required. A budget review is also essential before submission which will take at least 5 working days.
Please submit any document for signature through RMS Profiles (via UCD Connect) and the EU research office team will be in contact - we will require a minimum of 3 working days to facilitate requests.
Email the Proposal Support team at email@example.com and the team will be in touch - we will require a minimum of 3 working days to facilitate requests.
You can find a wealth of information on how to find and engage with external partners here.
Please click here to access full list of budget templates available
Please send an email to the Proposal Support team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please email the Proposal Support team at email@example.com and a member of our team will be in contact.