• Next London Event: EU 'Project Surgery'

    Thursday 24th October. We will be running a European funding 'surgery' where researchers can put their questions to an EU funding expert. 

  • Check out the 2018 Agenda!

    Brexit negotiations, FP9, ground-breaking research and innovation: 2018 is set to be a busy year for London Higher Europe. To help member institutions engage with these challenges and opportunities, we will be running activities in both Brussels and London.

    For more information click here

  • Welcome to London Higher Europe!

    London Higher Europe (LHE) is a consortium of eleven higher education institutions (HEIs) based in London (UK) wishing to engage with the EU and form partnerships across Europe.

Welcome to London Higher Europe!

London Higher Europe (LHE) is a consortium of eleven higher education institutions (HEIs) based in London (UK) wishing to engage with the EU and form partnerships across Europe. LHE is an initiative of London Higher, representing over 40 publicly funded universities and colleges in London, and London’s European Office, representing the Mayor of London in Brussels. Our members have strong interests in actively engaging in Brussels and wish to collaborate on European issues. The research areas of our members include cultural and creative industries, food, health, migration, smart cities, energy, manufacturing and many more.

  • Researchers at SOAS, University of London have recently been awarded three prestigious European Grants.
    News / 24/10/2018
    Researchers at SOAS, University of London have recently been awarded three prestigious European Grants.

      

    Researchers at SOAS, University of London have recently been awarded three prestigious European Grants. SOAS is a member of the London Higher Europe Consortium.
     
    Within the context of Brexit these individual stories have a unique role in showing that UK-based academics continue to apply for, and win, European grants. These grants have a strong draw for UK-based researchers due to their value, prestige and focus on cross-border collaboration. Elements that are crucial when carrying out excellent science.
  • We ran a High Level Delegation to Brussels for the launch of a new Network.
    News / 22/10/2018
    We ran a High Level Delegation to Brussels for the launch of a new Network.

    On the 16th and 17th of October 2018, London Higher Europe led a delegation of Research Directors from among its membership to Brussels for events, meetings and networking sessions with research institutes, universities and policy makers within the EU innovation ecosystem.

  • UK Government Guarantees EU Funding for Projects awarded Post-Brexit
    News / 26/07/2018
    UK Government Guarantees EU Funding for Projects awarded Post-Brexit

    This week the UK Government deepened its commitment to organisations who take part in EU programmes by underwriting all EU funding awarded during this budget period, which runs to 2020, for the duration of the projects. This would also include underwriting for projects submitted during this budgeting period but awarded after 2020.

  • Forward Agenda 2018/ 2019
    Agenda / 16/01/2018
    Forward Agenda 2018/ 2019

    London Higher Europe will continue to run multiple events in both Brussels and London to help member institutions make the most of the opportunities presented by European engagement.

  • Next Workshop: Engaging with SMEs in the European Context
    Agenda / 16/01/2018
    Next Workshop: Engaging with SMEs in the European Context

    Thursday 22nd February 2018. London Higher Europe will be running a workshop in London looking at best-practice when having SMEs as partners in projects. This half-day event will be run by Mr Lance Leverette, expert in research commercialisation and SME coaching.

  • External Opportunities and Events 2017
    Agenda / 31/12/2017
    External Opportunities and Events 2017

    Part of our role at London Higher Europe is identifying opportunities for our members to network, stay informed and apply for EU funding. Using our networks we have identified several upcoming external events that might interest our members.

    For any questions or suggestions please email jordan.hill@londonhigher.ac.uk 

Researchers in Focus

Melanie Plank
University of East London
Dr Jakke Tamminen
Royal Holloway University of London
Dr Ivan Girina
Brunel University
Professor Gerhard Kling
SOAS, University of London