Horizon Europe Enquiries

The Research Enquiry Service will reply to your question on calls for proposals for Horizon Europe and other research funding programmes. It will also reply to enquiries on legal validation and divergences of implementation across Horizon Europe or FP7 grants.

The Horizon Europe FAQ pages are updated with the answers to the most frequent questions that have been submitted to the Research Enquiry Service and Participant Validation, IT Helpdesk, eProcurement Helpdesk, Call Coordinators and Horizon Europe NCP correspondents.

SSH mailing list

To keep fully up-to-date on European social science, arts and humanities (SSH) events, news and funding opportunities please do sign up to the SSH mailing list by emailing a request to CCISNCP@esrc.ukri.org.

National Contact Point

National Contact Points, otherwise known as NCPs, raise awareness of the research and innovation opportunities in Horizon Europe and offer advice, information and guidance to participants and potential participants on administrative procedures and the scope and modalities of funding schemes under Horizon Europe. NCPs also feed comments and issues raised by the UK research community back to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

ESRC currently host the UK NCP covering "Cluster 2: Culture, Creativity and Inclusive Society."

For any queries relating to these areas please contact:

Anni Laihanen
Telephone: +447999 018967
Cluster 2 email: CCISNCP@esrc.ukri.org

For information on other aspects of Horizon Europe funding please search for the relevant NCP here. If you are unsure which NCP is relevant for you, please read more about the Horizon Europe sections.

National Contact Point Profile

Anni LaihanenAnni has been a UK NCP since July 2020. She keeps the UK’s SSH community informed of European funding opportunities and how best to engage with these, as well as collating the UK community’s input for Programme Committee meetings. Previously Anni worked at the University of Bath in research project management, where she was involved with various EU and UK funded projects.