EU pre-award support

This section guides you through each step of the pre-award process, from the identification of relevant funding opportunities up to grant preparation stage, with examples of the type of support offered by the EU team.

Identifying the right EU Funding Scheme

  • horizon scanning activities
  • identification of suitable calls
  • information workshops, one-to-one signposting meetings

Preparing an EU Proposal

  • call topic / guide for applicants interpretation service (to help you understand what the funder is looking for)
  • support packages for applicants (including information and guidance, annotated templates, successful examples, one-to-one meetings)
  • support service to find partners/build consortia (eg Crowdhelix network)
  • partner coordination (eg liaising and information gathering activities)
  • advice on non-scientific content of bids (eg impact, implementation sections)
  • proposal read-through service
  • information and advice on eligibility of costs
  • administrative support to submit your proposal on EU Funding Portal

Signing an EU Grant Agreement

  • administrative support to prepare and sign grant agreements, including information on the Ethics Review
  • administrative support to prepare and sign consortium agreements (for consortium-based projects) and partner agreements (for MSCA IF Global Fellowships)