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Geraint Green

Head of Research and Innovation Branch and the Horizon 2020 Unit
Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO), Welsh Government (Confirmed)

Geraint has significant experience in maximising the impact of European funding for the Welsh and UK governments, including in the areas of research & innovation, business support & finance, agri-industrial materials and animal health. He is responsible for the £330m structural fund budget for research and innovation in Wales and specialises in the integration of regional funds with external funding sources.  He works closely with Welsh, UK and European partners to increase the level of Wales’ engagement with the €70bn research and innovation funding programme, Horizon 2020.

  • Understanding the outlines of the Next EU Framework Programme (FP9) from 2021 – 2027 following the H2020 mid-term review
  • Securing continued access to EU research and innovation funding streams, such as the Horizon 2020 programme
  • Continuing to collaborate with European academic institutions to foster innovative research
  • Protecting UK HE’s ability to recruit and retain academic talent and support staff from around the world