Remaining H2020 Opportunities under Energy, Transport & Climate


This event will bring together innovators, researchers, public authorities and companies active across converging disciplines covering low-carbon technologies, climate resilience and the circular economy. This will be a unique opportunity to develop new research partnerships, explore cross-cutting opportunities and get insights from Horizon 2020 experts across each of these areas.

Unique opportunity to develop new research partnerships, explore cross-cutting opportunities and get insights from H2020 experts

About this Event

This event will promote Horizon 2020 opportunities still available to Irish researchers and other programme participants under:

Societal Challenges 3 - Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy

Societal Challenges 4 - Smart, Green and Integrated Transport

Societal Challenges 5 - Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials

The event will also consider opportunities under the cross-cutting Calls:

  • Building a low-carbon, climate resilient future: Next Generation Batteries
  • Competitive, Low Carbon and Circular Industries

Relevant opportunities for Ireland under the Bioeconomy will also be discussed.

Attendees will have an opportunity to:

  • Gather information on forthcoming 2020 SC3, SC4 and SC5 topics
  • Hear about current low-carbon, climate resilience and circular economy research initiatives
  • Discuss and refine your project ideas with potential partners, and 6 NCPs covering these areas
  • Join consortia forming around forthcoming 2020 topics


10:30am - Introduction, Garrett Murray, National Director for Horizon 2020 at Enterprise Ireland

Remaining H2020 cross-cutting opportunities in Energy, Transport & Climate:

  • Philip Cheasty, NCP - SC3
  • Bob Flynn, NCP - SC4
  • Mark Sweeney, NCP - SC5

Practical learnings from H2020 to date, key considerations for competitive bids going forward, David Murphy & Michael Papapetrou, Intrigo Ltd.

Panel - Experience in H2020 to date, followed by interactive discussion with panelists and audience

  • Dr. Carlos Ochoa - Snr. Researcher, International Energy Research Centre (IERC)
  • Dr. Niall Dunphy - Director, Cleaner Production Unit, Environmental Research Institute (ERI)
  • Prof. William Hynes - Managing Director, Future Analytics Consulting Ltd.

12:30pm - Networking Lunch

The evaluator perspective, Dr. Amalia Scannell – School of Agriculture and Food Science, UCD

The cross-cutting agenda:

  • The broader circular economy opportunity, Dr. Geraldine Brennan, Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR)
  • Tyndall: Applying our technology in 2020, Prof. Cian Ó Mathúna, Head of MicroNano Systems, Tyndall UCC
  • Bio-based Industries, food & natural resources, Matthew Clarke, Dept. of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (NCP SC2)

Brokerage opportunity

3:30pm - Close

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