Start date: 24 October, 2014 (All day)
End date: 2 November, 2014 (All day)
Location: Genova

ERC “session” - 25 October 2014, 15:00-18:00

Venue: Sala del Maggior Consiglio, Palazzo Ducale, Genova – Italy
Master of Ceremonies : Andrea Vico, Science journalist


Jean-Pierre Bourguignon,  ERC President

Presentations/Demonstrations by three ERC grantees:

  •  Virginie VAN WASSENHOVE : “Time in the brain, times in the mind”
    ERC funded project: From implicit timing in the brain to explicit time abstraction in the mind (MINDTIME)
  • Sriram SUBRAMANIAN : “Seeing and feeling air: Making the world of virtual realities physical”
    ERC-funded project: Interactive Systems Involving Multi-point Surfaces, Haptics and true-3D displays (INTERACT)
  • Fabrizio NESTOLA : “Diamanti: aveva davvero ragione Jules Verne nel suo “Viaggio al centro della Terra”?
    “Diamonds: was Jules Verne actually
    right in his book “Journey to the Center of the Earth”?
    ERC-funded project:  Inclusions in diamonds: messengers from the deep Earth (INDIMEDEA)
Start date: 11 November, 2014 (All day)
End date: 11 November, 2014 (All day)
Organizer: EURAXESS Links ASEAN
Location: Singapore

The EURAXESS Links conference with two full-day events is taking place in Singapore (11 November) and Bangkok, Thailand (13 November). With the aim of strengthening inter-regional scientific cooperation the conferences also seek to promote science as engine of growth.

EURAXESS Links hopes to further open up mobility between the EU and ASEAN by informing researchers on research opportunities that exist both in Europe and in European research-intensive industries established in ASEAN.

ERC participation in Singapore on 11 Nov 2014

  • 11.15: Parallel Workshop “How to write a successful proposal to EU funding programmes?
    ERC Participation: Massimo Gaudina, ERC Executive Agency, Head of Unit Communications
  • 16.00: Discover Europe for your research: Mobility opportunities under H2020- ERC and MCSAs and EURAXESS
    ERC Participation: Massimo Gaudina, ERC Executive Agency, Head of Unit Communications

ERC participation in Bangkok on 13/11/2014

  • 15.45 – 17.00 Parallel session 3: “Discover Europe: Funding Opportunities and Fellowship Opportunities in Europe for ASEAN Researchers”
    Massimo Gaudina, ERC Executive Agency, Head of Unit Communications

Start date: 11 November, 2014 - 19:00
End date: 11 November, 2014 - 21:00
Organizer: Euraxess
Location: Kwansei Gakuin University Umeda Satellite Campus, Osaka, Japan

Learn about research opportunities in Europe, Japan and between the two EURAXESS Links Japan as well as EUIJ-Kansai will provide you with a short overview of the research landscape and collaboration possibilities between Japan and Europe.

ERC Grantee Dr Dai AOKI will give a testimonial on his ERC activities in Japan and Europe.

Please register before 7 November 2014 by clicking REGISTRATION.

Start date: 6 December, 2014 (All day)
End date: 10 December, 2014 (All day)
Location: Philadelphia, US

The 2014 ASCB/IFCB Meeting is the premier conference for biomedical research worldwide

Monday 8/12/2014, 15.00 – 16.00 : U.S. Research Collaboration and Funding Opportunities in Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Program for Research and Innovation. ERC grant schemes will be presented during this session. Please add a link to the session


  • Mr Errol Levy, Research and Innovation Counsellor and Deputy Head of the Science, Technology and Education Section, European Union Delegation to the United States of America
  • David Krasa, ERC Executive Agency, Team Leader Physical Sciences & Engineering

The ERC will be present at the exhibition with a booth

Start date: 18 January, 2015 (All day)
End date: 18 January, 2015 (All day)
Organizer: EURAXESS
Location: Shangai

The experience-sharing event aims at introducing EU and Chinese funding programmes from the grantee's practical perspective. Testimonial  from ERC grantee, Dr Feng Hao.

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