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)