International Business Development

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The International Business Development Team provides support to the academic community throughout the process of applying for, and in the negotiation of contracts and consortium agreements, for European and international funding for research, education and knowledge exchange. Please see information for University staff on International Funding Opportunities.

The main activities of the International Business Development team include:

  • early identification of opportunities
  • distribution of information in a user-friendly manner, including via the R&KE Portal and the Internationalisation Information Portal, sending email alerts either to all staff or to targeted thematic lists, presenting opportunities at departmental meetings, as well as individual appointments with staff
  • assistance with construction and presentation of applications, in particular, helping academic staff demonstrate how their project contributes to the objectives, priorities and policies of international sponsors
  • taking an active role in negotiation of contracts and consortium agreements
  • troubleshooting, should any problems arise.

The International Business Development team is made up of the following members:

For more information about any European or international opportunities, please contact Fiona McKenna on or 0141 548 4854.











PACER can provide financial assistance for FP7 applications and contract negotiation. 

Success Stories

Dr.Paul McKenna is involved in the FP7 project HiPER, the preparatory phase of a proposed European High Power Laser Energy Research Facility

Dr Trager-Cowan leads the University's participation in the Rainbow Marie Curie Initial Training Network

Spanish researcher awarded Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship

UNIDO contract secured to establish an Advanced Dioxin and Furan Monitoring Laboratory in Thailand

More success stories

A one-stop-shop information resource to support staff to develop and manage a range of international activities (internal only).

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The latest information on funders and how to submit a successful application (internal only).