2.2 Innovation Challenge Fund: Pre-Application Support

2.2 Innovation Challenge Fund: Pre-Application Support

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Programme (DS)
Investment Area

Prior to the funding call for the new PEACEPLUS Programme, the SEUPB held a pre-application support workshop under Investment Area 2.2: Innovation Challenge Fund. It provided preliminary guidance to help potential applicants build their project.

Overview of Investment Area 2.2

The objective of this IA is to enhance cross-border research and innovation capacities and the uptake of advanced technologies in a manner which delivers economic regeneration and transformation.”

It will result in higher levels of demonstrable commercially focused research, development and innovation in the Programme Area, which will deliver new products and or processes and a correlated increase in Programme Area 
productivity and export levels

The SEUPB anticipates that a funding call for this Investment Area will open in Summer of 2023. In advance of the funding call, this workshop will provide preliminary guidance to help potential applicants gain programme knowledge, and build a quality application with a strong focus on outcomes that meet programme targets and the overarching aim of Peace and Prosperity

An indicative budget allocation has been set at €65 million for this Investment Area.

Recording of Workshop

Workshop Presentation Slides

Investment Area 2.2 Pre-Application Workshop Presentation

Concept Note

Any organisation interested in becoming a Lead Partner under Area 2.2 may express their interest by completing and returning a Concept Note. The Concept Note does not form part of the formal application process. Instead, it has been put in place to help guide potential applicants, to strengthen their application (should they decide to make one) and to help with a smoother project implementation process in the event of funding being awarded.

Submission for 2.2 Concept Notes closed on Friday 12th May 2023.

Potential Partners Notice Board

Would you like to include your details on this web page as part of a Potential Partner Notice Board? In doing so you are confirming consent for the details you provide to be made publicly available via the SEUPB website. Please note that all personal data you provide to the SEUPB will be processed in accordance with our Privacy Notice.

If you want to use the ‘Potential Partner’ Notice Board facility please supply your details below:

Potential partners

The following organisations have asked for their details to be included here, feel free to contact them in relation to potentially forming a partnership for this Investment Area of the EU PEACEPLUS Programme.

Organisation Contact
The Bryden Centre at Queen’s University Dr Neil Harrison
Donegal County Council Joy Browne
Irish Central Border Area Network (ICBAN) Andy Hallewell
European Marine Energy Centre Matthew Finn
University College Dublin Dr Tamíris Pacheco da Costa
Connected Health & Wellbeing Cluster - DkIT Breanndan Casey
Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council Matthew Mulligan
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council Karen Hastings
Northern Ireland Food and Drink Association Ltd Harry Hamilton
Ulster University Professor JV Condell
Regulated Software Research Centre, Dundalk Institute of Technology Fergal Mc Caffery
Inishowen Development Partnership Patricia Lee
Cyber Ireland - National Cyber Security Cluster Eoin Byrne
Belfast City Council Deirdre Ferguson
Workspace Adele McIvor

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