Dr Imelda Lambkin is the National Director for Horizon 2020 at Enterprise Ireland and NCP Coordinator. She has held this position throughout FP7. As a scientific researcher with extensive industrial experience, Dr Lambkin has an in-depth insight into the needs of Horizon 2020 applicants. She has held roles as NCP for New & Emerging Science and Technology (FP6), National Delegate and NCP for Regions of Knowledge, Research Potential and Coherent Development of Research Policies (FP7). Dr Lambkin is a member of the FP7 ERA-LEARN project (good practice in trans-national collaboration) and is a member of the Advisory Committee for the NETWATCH project (Joint Research Centre IPTS). She coordinates the inputs of the National Support Network for Horizon 2020 to national and international policy discussions.