ERC GRANT

ERC Starting Grant

The ERC Starting 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.

Subsidy: €1,500,000 – €2,000,000

Total budget: €581,000,000

Funding rate: 100%

Deadlines: New call expected in 2021

Project duration: 5 years

Consortium: Principal Investigator as single applicant who has been awarded his or her first PhD > 2 and ≤ 7 years prior to 1 January 2021 (to be confirmed).

Scope: ERC Starting Grants are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage at which they are starting their own independent research team or programme. Applicant Principal Investigators must demonstrate the ground-breaking nature, ambition and feasibility of their scientific proposal.

 


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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