EC Horizon 2020

Triggering of Article 50

Staff and students at University of Plymouth can access up to date support and guidance about the consequences of the triggering of Article 50 on the HR Community support pages. It is also worth viewing the FAQs on the Universities UK website, which includes a response to the following question:

Will the UK continue to have access to EU funding for research and innovation such as Horizon 2020 and European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIFs)?

EC Participant Portal

Horizon 2020 calls and supporting information and application guidance are available through the EC Participant Portal. This is the online application service and usefully brings together calls, documentation and the application process.
Access to the Participant Portal requires prior registration via ECAS - the European Commission Authentication Service.

UKRO - The UK Research Office

The most authoritative single source of information about EC research funding for UK researchers, UKRO providing information about calls and links to supporting documentation.

Scoping papers outlining the preliminary topics for 2018 to 2020 are now available through the following link.

View further resources for staff and students (internal staff and students only)


Community Research and Development Information Services (CORDIS) is the European Commission's primary public repository and portal to disseminate information on all EC-funded research projects and their results in the broadest sense.

The website and repository include all public information held by the commission (project fact sheets, publishable reports and deliverables), editorial content to support communication and exploitation (news, events, success stories, magazines, multilingual results in brief for the broader public) and comprehensive links to external sources such as open access publications and websites.