Working Groups

Working Groups

UnILiON has established a number of working groups, allowing for deeper discussion of the various topics that fall within the remit of the network. Currently, the following working groups have been set up:


Horizon Europe & Future policy

Objectives:

  • Monitor the development and implementation of the new EU framework programme for research and innovation 2021-2027 – Horizon Europe – and to exchange experiences on how best to engage with it as universities.
  • Monitor the development of related policy topics, for example the European Research Area and the Future Universities in Europe.

Chairs:


European Research Council

Objective:

  • To act as a platform for exchange of expert knowledge in ERC related topics (grants, logic, working procedures) and of relevant good practices.

Chairs:


Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

Objectives:

  • Follow the development of MSCA in the last Work Programme of Horizon 2020 and their progression to Horizon Europe.
  • Share knowledge on the effective participation in MSCAs in order to enhance each others’ experience and success rate.
  • Prepare joint proposals to the MSCAs where relevant.

Chairs:


Synergies

Objectives:

  • Monitor the development and implementation of the synergies between European funding schemes for education, research and innovation.
  • Exchange experiences on how best to engage with synergy opportunities as universities.
  • Draft explanatory documents on synergies for the UnILiON members.

Chairs:


Innovation

Objective:

  • Provide a forum for UnILiON universities to exchange and discuss best practice in innovation, proactively identify opportunities for cooperation (including projects) and become recognised as a key channel through which policymakers and key stakeholders can engage with UnILiON on these issues.

Chairs:


International cooperation

Objectives:

  • Currently under development

Chair: