Effective research is paramount when tackling the key societal challenges that face us today. Some of these challenges go beyond the capabilities of individual research groups, instead requiring a collaborative and coordinated effort.

Co-funded Initiatives aim to pool research expertise and resources to address these challenges through consortia of research funding agencies. These consortia coordinate research funding, targeting areas of strategic importance.

For further details on how to participate in Co-funded Initiatives, email: eu-cofund@sfi.ie.

There are three types of initiative that facilitate this in Horizon 2020: