• What is the role of the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation with Horizon 2020?

    The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation chairs the Horizon 2020 High Level Group whose core role is to oversee the development and implementation of the Horizon 2020 national strategy. The Horizon 2020 HLG consists of members from across Departments and Agencies:

    • Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine
    • Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment
    • Department of Education and Skills
    • Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government
    • Department of Finance
    • Department of Health
    • Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation
    • Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport
    • DIT
    • Enterprise Ireland
    • Environmental Protection Agency
    • Health Research Board
    • Higher Education Authority
    • IDA Ireland
    • InterTradeIreland
    • IOTI
    • Irish Research Council
    • Irish Universities Association
    • Marine Institute
    • Permanent Representation of Ireland to the EU
    • Science Foundation Ireland
    • Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland
    • Teagasc
    • The Heritage Council

    The Horizon 2020 Strategic Research Proposals Group is a sub-committee to the Horizon 2020 HLG. This role of this group is to develop and advise on submission of Horizon 2020 proposals of major scale beyond the norm.

    This group, chaired by SFI, consists of the following membership:

    • Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine
    • Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment
    • Department of Education and Skills
    • Department of Environment, Community and Local Government
    • Department of Health
    • Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation
    • Enterprise Ireland
    • Environmental Protection Agency
    • Health Research Board
    • Higher Education Authority
    • IDA Ireland
    • Irish Research Council
    • Marine Institute
    • Science Foundation Ireland
    • Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland
    • Teagasc
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