Frequently Used Forms

Annual Consultancy process for Academic Staff

The development of a web-based Consultancy Declaration process, hosted by IRIS, is now available. Users can submit a return for any external consultancy or other remunerated activity undertaken during the academic year in one straightforward step to the Research office via IRIS.

Appendix C - Contract Assessment Form

Appendix C Form (Updated 08/05/2023)

Confidential Disclosure Agreement

Confidential Disclosure Agreements (CDA)

If you intend entering into discussions with external partners it may be appropriate to have the discussion covered by a CDA. Please contact the Office of Technology Transfer ( to develop a CDA appropriate to your needs.

Enterprise Ireland: H2020 Support

Enterprise Ireland H2020 Financial Assistance

Human Resource Forms for Research Staff

HR forms for researchers

Invention Disclosure Form

Invention Disclosure Form           

Contact the Office of Technology Transfer at

IP Due Dilligence Form

IP Due Diligence Form              


To  be completed in respect of research grants received by UCC researchers and/or  in connection with Intellectual Property patent applications. Declarations of  information on research and other activities related to the field of the  research project or IP.


For more information, please contact the Office of Technology Transfer at

Material Transfer Agreement

Material Transfer Agreement              

Contact the Office of Technology Transfer at for a template Material Transfer Agreement.

Patient Focused Research Questionnaire

 PFQ Final 01.11.2022 updated 

Proposal Review Form (formerly Appendix A)

The Appendix A document has been phased out and replaced by IRIS Proposals  - a new online application that allows researchers to record, manage and track internal approval for their research funding proposals. The web-based form can be accessed by logging on to your IRIS profile.

For further information on IRIS Proposals, please go to the IRIS Proposals FAQsection of the website.

Research Institutes, Centres & Units (RICUs)

RICU Annual Reporting template

RICU Application Form

Research Salary Scales

Researcher Salary Scales 

The above scales apply to all new entrants to the public sector on/after 1st January 2011. The 2010 scales apply to all individuals employed in the public sector on 31st December 2010 and continuously thereafter. If a contractual break in service occurs on/after 1st January 2011, then the 2011 scales apply. A contractual break in service does not refer to any periods of approved unpaid leave nor to individuals rehired on annual seasonal contracts.

UCC Administrative Details for Horizon Europe Proposals

Horizon Europe - information for portal

UNIC Engaged Seed Funding Pilot Scheme 2023: Forms & Guidelines

Engaged Research Seed Fund Guidance Document

Engaged Research Seed Fund Expression of Interest EOI

Engaged Research Seed Fund Application Form

UNIC Internal Partner Endorsement Form

UNIC External Community Partner Endorsement Form

Note: for this Engaged Research Seed Funding call, only use forms downloaded from this UCC Research website and no other sources


Cost Extensions for Research Disrupted by COVID-19: Call Two Guidelines & Application Form

HEA Covid-19 Guidelines and application form 04.02.2021

Research and Innovation

Taighde agus Nuálaíocht

Office of Vice President for Research & Innovation 4th Floor Block E, Food Science Building UCC