UCD Horizon 2020 Session: Societal Challenges 2 and 5 The final calls

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UCD Science Centre Hub, room H2.38.

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UCD Research Office invites you to: Information Session on last H2020 calls under Societal Challenges 2 and 5

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Societal Challenge 2 – Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, Marine, Maritime and Inland Water Research and the Bioeconomy

and

Societal Challenge 5 - Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials

The UCD EU Research Office is hosting an event in conjunction with the UCD Earth Institute and the UCD Institute of Food and Health to promote the opportunities still available in the final year of the H2020 programme.

H2020 National Contact Points for Societal Challenge 2, Societal Challenge 5, the Bioeconomy and MSC Actions will give an overview of the programme and share information on the remaining calls and topics.

This will be followed by a panel of UCD researchers who will discuss their experiences of the H2020 programme from various perspectives (Coordinator, Partners, Evaluators, etc).

Tea & coffee will be available from 10:30am and the session will finish with a light lunch and an opportunity to network from 1pm.

Draft Agenda

10:30 Welcome Tea & Coffee

10:45 Introduction to UCD EU Research Office: H2020 supports and brief introduction to Horizon Europe, what we know so far - Aine Moore (EU Research Office Manager)

11:00 National Contact Points (NCP) – Opportunities and landscape

  • Mark Sweeney (Enterprise Ireland) – NCP SC5
  • Matthew Clarke (Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine) – NCP SC2
  • Liam Finnegan (Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine) - Bioeconomy
  • Dr Geraldine Canny (Irish Universities Association) – NCP MSC Actions

11.30 Panel – Experience in Horizon 2020 to date, followed by interactive discussion with panelists and audience

- Chair: Prof Shane Ward, School of Biosystems and Food Engineering

  • Dr Sharleen O'Reilly - School of Agriculture and Food Science
  • Assoc Prof Eileen Gibney –School of Agriculture and Food Science
  • Prof Nick Holden - School of Biosystems and Food Engineering
  • Dr Amalia Scannel - School of Agriculture and Food Science
  • Assoc Prof Trudee Fair - School of Agriculture & Food Science

12:30 Final remarks and close

13:00 Networking Lunch

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