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ERC Synergy Grant

The ERC Synergy Grant is part of the European Research Council (ERC). The ERC grants are highly competitive and an outstanding track record is an important factor of success. As well as the research carried out by the researcher, it is an ambitious program aiming to recognise the best ideas and talents.

ERC Synergy Grant 2022 overview

Subsidy: max. €10,000,000 + additional €4,000,000 in specific cases (moving, purchase of major equipment or access to large facilities)

Funding rate: 100%

Deadline: (expected) 8 November 2022

Project duration: 6 years

Consortium: ERC Synergy Grants are intended to enable minimum two to maximum four Principal Investigators. Applications are expected from a group of innovative and active Principal Investigators and must present an early achievement track-record or a 10-year track-record whichever is most appropriate for their career stage (ERC Starting, Consolidator or Advanced Grant profiles)

Scope: The Synergy Grant aims to bring together complementary skills, knowledge, and resources in new ways. In order to jointly address ambitious research problems, it addresses ambitious research questions in any field that can only be answered by the coordinated work of a small group of 2-4 principal investigators.

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ERC Synergy FAQs

When is the ERC Synergy Grant deadline?

The next deadline for the ERC Synergy Grant is 8 November 2022.

What is the budget for ERC Synergy Grant?

The ERC Scientific Council has determined a budget of ~€297 million for the ERC Synergy Grant, for 2022. The funding amount is expected to be divided across an estimated 33 ERC Synergy projects.

How to write an application for ERC Synergy Grant?

Your ERC Synergy Grant project should create new combinations of complimentary skills, knowledge, and resources. Central to ERC Synergy Grant projects is scientific excellence. Your application is solely evaluated on the criterion of scientific excellence.

What is the subsidy for ERC Synergy Grant?

The subsidy for the ERC Synergy Grant is max. €10 million. It is possible to receive an additional max. €4 million in specific cases.

Who can apply for the ERC Synergy Grant?

Applications are expected from a group of innovative and active Principal Investigators and must present an early achievement track-record or a 10-year track-record whichever is most appropriate for their career stage (ERC Starting, Consolidator or Advanced Grant profiles)

 


 

About ERC

The ERC grants are highly competitive and an outstanding track record is an important factor of success. As well as the research carried out by the researcher, it is an ambitious program aiming to recognize the best ideas and talents. Multiple types of grants are available within the ERC Work Program, for multiple stages of your career (Starting, Advanced, and Consolidator), a follow-up (Proof of Concept) of your running ERC grant or a consortium grant (Synergy).

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