About Us

Halbert Research was established in 1999. The company is based in Ireland, providing services in scientific research management to European and international clients. The founder and Director, Dr. Catherine Halbert, is a scientist with more than 20 years experience in research management at both industry and university level. The company specialises in EU Framework Programmes, in particular the current funding programme, Horizon 2020.

Catherine Halbert
Catherine HalbertManaging Director
Catherine Halbert (BSc, MSc, PhD, FRSH), is the founder of Halbert Research and an expert in research management. She has undertaken international project assignments, supported by private or public funding. Catherine has more than 25 years’ experience in research management in academic and industry settings, mainly in the Life Sciences. She works across a broad range of scientific fields and has assisted many Coordinators from different sectors and disciplines to win EU funding and to manage projects.
Ben Halbert
Ben Halbert Programme Manager
Ben Halbert (BBus) supports multiple research projects for a variety of research organisations across different geographic locations in Europe. Ben holds an honours Bachelor of Business degree and he specialises in marketing and communications, digital skills and social media, project management, and financial management. Ben provides support on the logistics and administration aspects of EU grant applications as well as advising researchers on how best to promote and communicate their research activities and outcomes.

Halbert Research

Halbert Research specialises in research funding and scientific research management. Dr. Catherine Halbert (Director) is a scientist with more than 20 years’ experience in research management at academic and industry level. She has been active in EU Funding Programmes since 1996, and works with the European Commission as an active Expert Evaluator, Panel Member, and Reviewer (since 2002). Catherine is the only Irish member on the EC Advisory Group for H2020 Societal Challenge 2 ‘Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy’. Catherine brings her EU experience to international clients, and she has an excellent track record in helping them to write proposals, win EU funding and successfully manage projects.

Halbert Research is actively supporting individual researchers, research groups, organisations and consortia for applications to Horizon 2020 (H2020) as well as a range of other national schemes in particular in Ireland, Spain, and Norway.

Halbert Research specialises in EU funding and scientific research management. We have an excellent track record in terms of helping clients across Europe to write proposals, win funding and manage projects (FP5, FP6, FP7, and H2020). Halbert Research have successfully delivered H2020 mentoring programmes and pre-evaluation services to clients across Europe in universities, research institutes, government departments, state agencies, and companies.

For more information about Halbert Research and our services, please contact us.