Working Groups

Working Groups

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

To be added to the mailing list of a working group, UnILiON members can contact the chairs of the respective working groups.


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:


Excellence

Objectives:

  • Follow the development of work programmes for ERC, MSCA, and RI.
  • Share intelligence and promote effective participation in MSCA and ERC.
  • Organise an info session on RI and potentially develop/share mapping of EU RI and how these RIs can be used in relation to other parts of Horizon Europe
  • Engage with the Commission through stakeholder events and own events to voice concerns and support co-creation of the funding lines in pillar I.

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

Chairs: