UK/EU Funding Lunch-and-Learn Session
October 3 at 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Join UNC Research and UNC Global Affairs with special guests from Queen’s University Belfast to discuss the UK and EU research funding landscapes, keys to successful international collaboration, and tales from the front lines.
- EU Horizon funding (budget of £85billion over 7 years) – UK researchers will again have access from January 2024. Learn what this means for UK universities, including Queen’s University Belfast, and the partner opportunities it provides to UNC faculty to access these funds.
- US-Ireland R&D Partnership Program – A unique funding opportunity involving three jurisdictions: the U.S., Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Learn about the seven thematic focus areas of the program and advice on securing funding for collaboration.
- Case Study of a Successful US-Ireland project between Queen’s and UNC – Michael Tunney, School of Pharmacy, Queen’s University Belfast and collaborators from UNC’s Marsico Lung Institute
- Discussion on other collaborative grant opportunities between the U.S. and Northern Ireland
Moderator: Nathan Blouin, Director, UNC Office of Research Development
Nikki Kernaghan, Head of Global Research Partnerships (Interim), Research and Enterprise Directorate, Queen’s University Belfast
Patricia McCrory, International Research Manager, Research and Enterprise Directorate, Queen’s University Belfast
Michael Tunney, School of Pharmacy, Queen’s University Belfast
Kurt Taroff, Head, School of Arts, English and Languages, Queen’s University Belfast