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European Research Council (ERC)

The ERC aims to
  • support the highest quality research in Europe
  • support investigator-driven frontier research across all fields (bottom-up research)
The ERC funds ground-breaking basic research projects across all fields of science to support European leadership in world-class research.

Support is given to outstanding Principal Investigators (PI) based on the scientific excellence of their project proposal.

- Starting Grant for researchers from 2-7 years post PhD
  • ERC Starting Grant (Open Call: 25 Feb. 2021. Deadline: 12 April 2021)

- Consolidator Grant for researchers from 7-12 years post PhD
  • ERC Consolidator Grant (Open Call: 11 March 2021. Deadline: 20 April 2021)

- Synergy Grant for 2-4 PIs with complimentary background

- Advanced Grant for established research leaders
  • ERC Advanced Grant (Open Call: 20 May 2021. Deadline: 31 August 2021)




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