Catalogue of Environmental Research Expertise in Ireland

The Catalogue of Irish Expertise in Environmental Research provides an insight into Irish Companies and Research Organisations active in the field of Environmental Research. You can View and Search the profiles of Irish researchers and companies; Register your profile; Keep it up-to-date; but also post your Partner Search Request or Expression of interest in a specific Call.

Frequently Asked Questions about this Catalogue

  1. Do I need to register to use the catalogue?
    Answer: No. You do not need to register to browse the contents of the Catalogue of Environmental Expertise in Ireland. Without registration you can search the contents of the catalogue and download the full catalogue in CSV format.
  2. Do I need to logon to use or browse the catalogue?
    Answer: No. You do not need to logon to browse the Catalogue of Environmental Expertise in Ireland. You can browse all of the publicly available profiles. The only reason to logon or register is when you want to (1) register a research profile or (2) edit or ammend an existing research profile.
  3. Do I need to register to have my profile listed in the catalogue?
    Answer: Yes! You must register with the EPA before you can submit your profile information for listing on the catalogue. Registration is quick and within a couple of minutes you will be able to logon to the catalogue and post your profile information.
  4. I submitted my profile but it hasn't appeared yet on the catalogue?
    Answer: Every catalogue profile submitted to the system must be manually verified by a member of the EPA Research Team. This is standard procedure to ensure that catalogue profile information is provided correctly and is suitable for posting to the publicly accessible catalogue. We endeavour to process submitted profile information as quickly as possible.
  5. Do I need any special software on my computer or smart device to use the catalogue?
    Answer: No! We have made special efforts to ensure that the catalogue is available for access on the widest possible ranges of devices from personal computers to laptops to tablet devices to smartphones. We advise that you have the most up-to-date version of your favourite web-browser installed to ensure full compatability with the catalogue website.
  6. I have lost or forgotten my username/password?
    Answer:No problem. Please use the Contact Us information to inform of this. Our technical team will help you to reset your account information. Don't worry none of your catalogue information will be lost.
  7. How did you build the catalogue web application?
    Answer: The catalogue web application is build using a number of different components. PHP is used as the server-side scripting language for the website development. SQLite is used as the relational database management system within which the catalogue data is stored. Bootstrap is used as the mobile first front-end framework for easier web development for mobile devices.
  8. I would like to publicise this link or share it on my social media networks. How do I do this?
    Answer: Yes of course you can share the pages on this catalogue. There are a number of ways to do this and this will depend heavily on how you access the catalogue.
    • You can simply copy the URL of the page or the catalogue and share it directly onto your social networking applications
    • You can use the automated 'share' option which is located on every page (top left corner).
    • Your mobile device or web-viewing software may present automated options for sharing as you browse the pages on the catalogue
  9. I would like to use Data and Information from this Catalogue in my research, application or product
    Answer: The publicly accessible profiles in the Horizon 2020 Catalogue of Environmental Expertise in Ireland are open data. You must adhere to the conditions of the open data license applied to the catalogue if you are going to use this catalogue in your work or applications.

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    Horizon 2020 Catalogue of Environmental Expertise in Ireland by Environmental Protection Agency is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
    Based on a work at http://erc.epa.ie/h2020catalogue.


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