National Director for FP7
Imelda Lambkin's Overview
- National Director for FP7 at Enterprise Ireland
- Dublin Institute of Technology
- London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, U. of London
- University College London, U. of London
Imelda Lambkin's Summary
Strategy, policy development and implementation of funding of Research and Development (R&D).
Areas of focus:
- European funding and transnational coordination of research;
- Industry-academic collaboration and enterprise development;
- Biotechnology and life sciences.
- Strategic policy intelligence methodologies;
- Strategic approaches to R&D and coherent research support.
Imelda Lambkin's Experience
National Director for FP7
Government Agency; 501-1000 employees; International Trade and Development industry
September 2006 – Present (6 years 10 months)
Leading the National Support Network for FP7, the national effort to optimise Ireland’s participation in the European Framework Programme for Research and Development.
Managing national FP7-related financial and other supports and information tools and events.
Supporting Enterprise Ireland’s participation in FP7 projects.
NCP Coordinator, National Contact Point (NCP) and National Delegate for FP7 Regions of Knowledge, Research Potential, the Joint Research Centre and Euratom in the FP7 programme - providing hands-on support and expert advice to researchers from Ireland applying for EU funding.
Expert evaluator for the European Commission for FP7.
Work package leader in the FP7 ERA-LEARN2 project, developing good practice in transnational research coordination.
Member of the European Advisory Committee for NETWATCH, providing a forum for European ERA-NET and Joint Programming communities of national research funding organisations to work together more effectively.
Senior Policy Advisor
Government Agency; 51-200 employees; Public Policy industry
2003 – 2006 (3 years) Dublin
Analysis and advice on R&D policy with particular interests in biotechnology and life sciences.
National Contact Point for the European Commission Framework Programme 6 (FP6) New and Emerging Science and Technology Initiative.
Member of the FP6 VISION ERA-NET (a shared knowledge base for sustainable innovation policies).
Senior Research Scientist-Section Head
Public Company; 201-500 employees; ELN; Biotechnology industry
1994 – 2002 (8 years) Dublin
Drug delivery research: targeting of drugs to specific sites in the body.
Section Head in Molecular Biology contributing to and managing several international biotechnology joint ventures in drug targeting, ligand identification and combinatorial chemistry.
Imelda Lambkin's Projects
Team Members: Imelda Lambkin, Samantha Fogarty, Grace Fitzgerald
- 2007 to Present
FP7 Ireland provides a shared work space for all of the major research funding organisations in Ireland, working together to optimise Ireland's use of the European funding programme.
- January 2013 to Present
Recruited to contribute as part of the International Advisory Group towards the content and planning of the WIRE IV - Week of Innovative Regions in Europe conference to be held in Cork from 5-7 June 2013. This is an official event of the 2013 Irish Presidency of the EU.
Imelda Lambkin's Languages
Spanish (DELE Advanced)
Imelda Lambkin's Skills & Expertise
Imelda Lambkin's Education
Dublin Institute of Technology
Cert, Diploma & Fellowship, Medical Laboratory Science
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, U. of London
Master of Science (MSc), Medical Microbiology
University College London, U. of London
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Medical Mycology
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