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05 June, 2019

The conference aims to highlight the opportunities offered by the European Research Council in terms of research collaborations and career opportunities for Japanese scientists. The conference takes place with the support of JSPS and JST that have kindly offered to co-host the event at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, one of the leading research universities in Japan.

20 May, 2019 to 22 May, 2019

Launched in 2012, Pint of Science is an international science festival with the mission of demystifying scientific research. It takes place every year in May over three evenings during which science talks take place in bars and cafés in a language accessible to the general public. In May 2018, 120 000 attendees took part in this celebration of science across 274 cities and 21 countries all over Europe.

The ERC will be one of the sponsors of Pint of Science Belgium that will take place on 20-22 May in 15 different Belgian cities. ERC grantees based in Belgium will give talks and reach out to the general public.

06 May, 2019


The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), the European Research Council (ERC) and the Brazilian National Council of the State Funding Agencies (CONFAP) invite to the workshop.

04 May, 2019

Celebrate Europe Day at the European institutions in Brussels with the annual Open Day, a unique opportunity to explore the symbolic buildings of the European Capital. Special activities will include public debates, guided tours and games to show what the European Union does for you. You can follow the fun day on Twitter via #EUopenday

07 April, 2019 to 12 April, 2019

The General Assembly 2019 of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) is held at the Austria Center Vienna (ACV) in Vienna, Austria, from 7–12 April 2019. The assembly is open to the scientists of all nations.

19 March, 2019

This conference aims to provide a platform for dialogue and exchange of best practices between ERC grantees (PIs) and the staff of the European Research Council regarding all stages of grant implementation (legal, scientific, financial, communication, open access).

07 March, 2019

Each year, the National Commission for Equal Opportunities in Science of the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of Slovenia organises a conference on women in science on International Women’s Day.
The aim of these annual conferences is to promote organisational and cultural changes through awareness raising, education, training and the exchange of good practices in the field of gender equality. This year's conference will be held on 7 March 2019 in the premises of the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, Ljubljana, with anticipated participation of about 80 researchers from academia as well as from the private sector. It will focus on designing an action plan to improve career opportunities for researchers at all stages of their career at research performing and funding organisations to encourage them to set long term goals and measures.

16 February, 2019

Martin Penny, ERCEA Head of Unit for Physical Sciences and Engineering, will be available to provide information about the ERC funding opportunities and answer question at the booth and at an information session. Details will follow soon.

13 February, 2019 to 17 February, 2019

Once again, the European Research Council will be attending the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), this time in Washington, DC. This is the world’s largest general scientific gathering, welcoming scientists, educators, policymakers, and journalists gathers to discuss cutting-edge developments in science, technology, and policy.

07 February, 2019

This event will be held as part of the Science Week at the European Parliament (5th- 7th February).

This year the Science Week will be composed of several elements; the 'Brussels Week' of the MEP-scientist pairing scheme, 'Science meets Parliaments', a joint initiative of the Joint Research Centre and the Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA) to strengthen links between scientists and policy-makers at the EU, national and regional level; the European Science-Media Hub activities and the STOA-ERC event which will bring together policy-makers and ERC grantees.

The STOA-ERC event will bring Members of the European Parliament and ERC grantees together to discuss 3 topics: smart agriculture/food, CRISPR and migration/demography to underline how Europe’s future can be shaped by basic research.

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The event is open to the public.