Horizon 2020

Programme Committee Members and National Contact Points in Iceland

For each section and sub-programme of Horizon 2020, there is a Programme Committee Member, or PCM and National Contact Point, or NCP. 

Programme Committee Members attend meetings in each programme and participate in formulation of the programme. The role of the NCPs is to provide information about Horizon 2020, promote the programme and provide support and assistance to applicants.

Below is a list of Horizon 2020 Programme Committee Member and NCPs in Iceland for each section and field of research and innovation:

Strategic configuration committee

  • Programme Committee Member: Ásgerður Kjartansdóttir, Senior Adviser, Department of Education and Science Ministry of Education, Science and Culture.
  • Specialists: Aðalheiður Jónsdóttir, Head of International Division at Rannís and Auður Rán Þorgeirsdóttir, scientific, educational and cultural representative MRN. in Brussel.

Excellent Science

European Research Council (ERC):

Future and Emerging Technology (FET): 

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions:

European Research Infrastructures, including e-infrastructures:

Industrial Leadership

Information and Communication Technologies:

Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Advanced Manufacturing and Processing, and Biotechnology: 
  • Programme Committee Member: Ingólfur Þorbjörnsson, Head of Geothermal Engineering at ÍSOR.
  • National Contact Point: No one currently appointed.

Access to risk finance:

Innovation in SMEs

Societal Challenges

Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing: 

Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, Marine, Maritime and Inland Water Research and the Bioeconomy: 

Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy: 

Smart, Green and Integrated Transport: 

Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials:

Europe in a changing world - Inclusive, innovative and reflective societies: 

  • Programme Committee Member: Hulda Proppé, Director of research, School of Social Sciences, University of Iceland.
  • National Contact Point: Sigrún Ólafsdóttir, Senior Adviser at Rannís.

Secure societies - Protecting freedom and security of Europe and its citizens: 

Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation: 

Science with and for Society: 

Joint Research Centre: 

National Coordinator:

Financial and Legal NCP: 

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