European Advisors – Excellent Science

European Research Council (ERC)

Graeme Horley

Science Foundation Ireland

ERC – physical sciences & engineering and life sciences domains

Maria Nash

Science Foundation Ireland

Deirdre Quinn

Irish Research Council

  • ERC Socio-Economic Sciences & Humanities domain
  • Europe in a changing world; inclusive innovative and reflective societies

Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions (MSCA)

Geraldine Canny

Irish Universities Association

Head of the Irish Marie Skłodowska-Curie Office

Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions: Career-FIT, Career-FIT+

Micol Martinelli

Career-FIT is a trans-national scheme launched in 2018 and co-funded by Enterprise Ireland and the European Union, that offers an opportunity for experienced researchers worldwide to develop their careers in market-focused applied research in Ireland’s Technology Centres.


Jennifer Cleary


Magda Wislocka


European Research Infrastructures (ERI)

Michael Ryan

Science Foundation Ireland

Legal and Financial Aspects

Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation

European Institute of Technology (EIT)

Joanne Sheahan

Enterprise Ireland

Science with and for Society

Siobhán Hendrick

Science Foundation Ireland

Future and Emerging Technologies (FET)

Stephen O’Reilly

Enterprise Ireland


Rita Ward

Rita Ward

National Delegate and National Contact Point


Head Office

Enterprise Ireland
East Point Business Park, Dublin 3
Tel: +353 1 727 2000 | Fax: +353 1 727 2020

  • The Department for Agriculture Food and the Marine
  • The Environmental Protection Agency Ireland
  • Health Research Board
  • Higher Education Authority
  • Irish Research Council
  •  Irish Universities Association
  • The Marine Institute
  • Science Foundation Ireland (SFI
  • The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland

Horizon 2020 national support network led by Enterprise Ireland