ERC GRANT

ERC Proof of Concept grant

The ERC Proof of Concept 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.

Total budget: €25,000,000

Funding rate: 100%

Deadlines: 17 September 2020

Project duration: 1,5 years

Consortium: This action is open to Principal Investigators (PI) already benefitting from an ERC frontier research grant (Starting, Consolidator, Advanced and Synergy) of any nationality who intends to conduct their Proof of Concept activity in any EU Member State or Associated Country.

Scope: The objective is to provide funds to enable ERC-funded ideas to be brought to a pre-demonstration stage where potential commercialisation or societal opportunities have been identified.

 


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).

More ERC grants or visit the ERC website

 


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