Devolved administrations

Companies in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales wishing to access Horizon 2020 programmes can also get support from the relevant devolved administration:

Northern Ireland

The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment (DETI) in Northern Ireland have reviewed Funding Programme 7 and developed the Northern Ireland Horizon 2020 action plan.


The Scottish EU Research and Innovation Steering Group has developed a Support Framework to encourage and enhance Scottish participation in  the new EU Funding Programme for Research and Innovation - Horizon 2020.
The Support Framework provides an overarching comprehensive support service for Scottish based organisations  - from awareness raising, opportunity scoping, partnership building and strategic project development. It is being jointly delivered by a range of Scottish public sector bodies in order to align with existing innovation, research and company support. For organisations based in Scotland more information is available on the


The Welsh European Funding Office Horizon 2020 Unit provides advice and support to businesses and organisations looking for the most appropriate research and development funding available from the European Union.