The importance of the NICP Network

Professor Neil Hewitt of Ulster University explains the need for energy storage in Northern Ireland and the importance of the role of the NICP network in supporting successful applications to the fund. http://www.energyireland.ie/the-need-for-energy-storage-in-northern-ireland/

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Cyber Security Brokerage Event in Brussels

DETI in conjunction with the ERRIN network hosted a Cyber Security brokerage event in the offices of the Northern Ireland Assembly in Brussels on the 30th September. Over 60 cyber security experts from across Europe heard up to date information on the upcoming Cyber Security calls in Horizon 2020. Case studies showcasing cyber security successes in H2020 […]

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Northern Ireland SME secures €1.2Million from Horizon 2020

MOF Technologies, a Northern Ireland SME has secured funding of €1.2Million from Horizon 2020. The company has collaborated with industry giants such as IBM and General Motors in securing the funding for clean tech gas storage systems. This fantastic success story highlights the expertise in the local Northern Ireland SME community and how local companies can […]

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Northern Ireland Secures €15.5 million in Horizon 2020 grant funding

            Between  1 January 2014  – 30 June  2015 Northern Irish Researchers  in  academia, the private , public sectors  have successfully secured €15.5 million  in Horizon 2020 grant funding. This competitively won funding was secured with the help and assistance of the Northern Ireland Contact Point Network (NICP). The Northern Ireland […]

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Queen’s University Wins €23.3m from the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) programme to develop new antibiotic treatments for cystic fibrosis and bronchiectasis

  Researchers at Queen’s are leading a €50 million, Europe-wide, project to develop new drug treatments that could improve the lives of patients with cystic fibrosis and bronchiectasis. The iABC (inhaled Antibiotics in Bronchiectasis and Cystic Fibrosis) consortium, which is made up of world-leading lung specialists from across Europe, will develop new ‘inhaled antibiotics’ to […]

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“ICT in the Societal Challenges” on 2nd July 2015

Enterprise Ireland held a networking event at Griffith College Dublin on the 2nd July 2015. This event titled “ICT in the Societal Challenges” focused on bringing together the ICT research community in Ireland together with the research communities from the societal challenges in Horizon 2020. With the launch of the 2016-2017 work programs expected in […]

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EU Funding ‘Drop-in Clinic’ at Ulster University

Academics and local businesses recently attended the EU funding drop in clinic at the Ulster universities Coleraine campus. The event was organised to highlight the funding available to local researchers and businesses from Europe. Attendees heard presentations on INTERREG, LIFE and Horizon 2020 funding programs from the Department of the Environment and the Agri Food […]

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Northern Ireland H2020 Energy week event in Brussels

Northern Ireland H2020 Energy week event in Brussels

In its recently published Energy Union Package, the Commission puts a new European energy R&I approach – including an upgraded Strategic Energy Technology (SET) Plan – at the heart of its framework strategy for a resilient Energy Union. In this context, Invest NI with the assistance of Horizon 2020 NICP Energy and support of Ulster […]

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Agri-Precision Technology Scoping Workshop at AFBI

Agri-Precision Technology Scoping Workshop at AFBI

Some of the foremost Agri-Food companies and ICT industry experts in Northern Ireland recently attended a highly successful scoping workshop in the area of ‘Precision Technology’ organised by scientists at the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI), Hillsborough. N. Ireland has an extremely active ICT (Information & Communications Technology) sector, which is at the forefront of […]

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Minister Ford encourages applications for Horizon 2020 funding

Minister Ford encourages applications for Horizon 2020 funding

Justice Minister David Ford has encouraged organisations across Northern Ireland to apply for funding through the new EU funding initiative, Horizon 2020. The Minister was speaking as he opened the first all-Ireland Horizon 2020 Secure Societies event at the QUB Institute of Electronics, Communications and Information Technology. Horizon 2020 is Europe’s largest EU innovation and […]

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