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  • Change direction

    Evaluation of research proposals: The why and what of the ERC's recent changes

    ERC President Maria Leptin explains the background and rationale to the recent changes in the evaluation process of ERC grant proposals.
    ERC President Maria Leptin explains the background and rationale to the recent changes in the evaluation process of ERC grant proposals.
    ERC President Maria Leptin explains the background and rationale to the recent changes in the evaluation process of ERC grant proposals.
    ERC President Maria Leptin explains the background and rationale to the recent changes in the evaluation process of ERC grant proposals.
    ERC President Maria Leptin explains the background and rationale to the recent changes in the evaluation process of ERC…
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  • Proof of Concept Grants 2023: Examples of projects

    Proof of Concept Grants 2023: Examples of projects

    The 2023 Proof of Concept Grants will enable researchers from all scientific disciplines to carry out innovative research projects and bridge the gap from basic science to applied science. The funding will help 240 researchers from 20 different…
    The 2023 Proof of Concept Grants will enable researchers from all scientific disciplines to carry out innovative research projects and bridge the gap from basic science to applied…
    The 2023 Proof of Concept Grants will enable researchers from all scientific disciplines to carry out innovative research projects and bridge the gap…
    The 2023 Proof of Concept Grants will enable researchers from all scientific disciplines to carry out innovative research projects and bridge the gap from basic science to…
    The 2023 Proof of Concept Grants will enable researchers from all scientific disciplines to carry out innovative research…
  • Facts over fiction: Why we must protect evidence-based knowledge if we value democracy

    Facts over fiction: Why we must protect evidence-based knowledge if we value democracy

    Op-Ed by Ben Feringa and Sir Paul Nurse
    Op-Ed by Ben Feringa and Sir Paul Nurse
    Op-Ed by Ben Feringa and Sir Paul Nurse
    Op-Ed by Ben Feringa and Sir Paul Nurse
    Op-Ed by Ben Feringa and Sir Paul Nurse
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  • COG 2023

    Consolidator Grants 2023: Examples of projects

    As a new set of ERC Consolidator Grants are awarded, we take a look at what types of research are funded this time. The entire list of projects being extremely varied, we picked out a few to give you a taste of what interesting avenues will be…
    As a new set of ERC Consolidator Grants are awarded, we take a look at what types of research are funded this time. The entire list of projects being extremely varied, we picked out a…
    As a new set of ERC Consolidator Grants are awarded, we take a look at what types of research are funded this time. The entire list of projects being…
    As a new set of ERC Consolidator Grants are awarded, we take a look at what types of research are funded this time. The entire list of projects being extremely varied, we…
    As a new set of ERC Consolidator Grants are awarded, we take a look at what types of research are funded this time. The…
  • synergy

    Synergy Grants 2023: Examples of projects

    The ERC announced the winners of the Synergy Grants 2023 call on 26 October 2023. Thirty-seven projects have been selected for funding. Here are four examples. 
    The ERC announced the winners of the Synergy Grants 2023 call on 26 October 2023. Thirty-seven projects have been selected for funding. Here are four examples. 
    The ERC announced the winners of the Synergy Grants 2023 call on 26 October 2023. Thirty-seven projects have been selected for funding. Here are four…
    The ERC announced the winners of the Synergy Grants 2023 call on 26 October 2023. Thirty-seven projects have been selected for funding. Here are four examples. 
    The ERC announced the winners of the Synergy Grants 2023 call on 26 October 2023. Thirty-seven projects have been selected…
  • Falcke Effelsberg

    ERC grantee wins Balzan Prize for high resolution images of black holes

    Heino Falcke from Radboud University Nijmegen and Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn has won the 2023 Balzan Prize for “being the first to envision imaging the immediate surroundings of a black hole, and for his leadership of the Event…
    Heino Falcke from Radboud University Nijmegen and Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn has won the 2023 Balzan Prize for “being the first to envision imaging the immediate…
    Heino Falcke from Radboud University Nijmegen and Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn has won the 2023 Balzan Prize for “being the first…
    Heino Falcke from Radboud University Nijmegen and Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn has won the 2023 Balzan Prize for “being the first to envision imaging the…
    Heino Falcke from Radboud University Nijmegen and Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn has won the 2023 Balzan…
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  • Embo

    EMBO Gold Medal 2023 awarded to ERC grantee

    Julia Mahamid from EMBL Heidelberg wins the EMBO Gold Medal 2023 for innovative research on structural cell biology and 3D microscopy.
    Julia Mahamid from EMBL Heidelberg wins the EMBO Gold Medal 2023 for innovative research on structural cell biology and 3D microscopy.
    Julia Mahamid from EMBL Heidelberg wins the EMBO Gold Medal 2023 for innovative research on structural cell biology and 3D microscopy.
    Julia Mahamid from EMBL Heidelberg wins the EMBO Gold Medal 2023 for innovative research on structural cell biology and 3D microscopy.
    Julia Mahamid from EMBL Heidelberg wins the EMBO Gold Medal 2023 for innovative research on structural cell biology and 3D…
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  • ERC Consolidator Grants 2022 - project highlights

    Consolidator Grants 2022: Examples of projects

    The funding awarded during the 2022 Consolidator Grants competition will help 321 researchers from 21 countries to carry out innovative projects across all scientific disciplines.
    The funding awarded during the 2022 Consolidator Grants competition will help 321 researchers from 21 countries to carry out innovative projects across all scientific disciplines.
    The funding awarded during the 2022 Consolidator Grants competition will help 321 researchers from 21 countries to carry out innovative projects…
    The funding awarded during the 2022 Consolidator Grants competition will help 321 researchers from 21 countries to carry out innovative projects across all scientific…
    The funding awarded during the 2022 Consolidator Grants competition will help 321 researchers from 21 countries to carry out…
  • Cover image of Balzan Prize 2022 goes to ERC grantee for her groundbreaking work on the science of ice and climate

    Balzan Prize 2022 goes to ERC grantee for her groundbreaking work on the science of ice and climate

    Dorthe Dahl-Jensen from Uni Copenhagen has won the 2022 Balzan Prize in the category “Glaciation and Ice-Sheet Dynamics”. She will share the prize with Johannes Oerlemans from Utrecht University.Prof Dahl-Jensen received an Advanced Grant in 2009…
    Dorthe Dahl-Jensen from Uni Copenhagen has won the 2022 Balzan Prize in the category “Glaciation and Ice-Sheet Dynamics”. She will share the prize with Johannes Oerlemans from Utrecht…
    Dorthe Dahl-Jensen from Uni Copenhagen has won the 2022 Balzan Prize in the category “Glaciation and Ice-Sheet Dynamics”. She will share the prize…
    Dorthe Dahl-Jensen from Uni Copenhagen has won the 2022 Balzan Prize in the category “Glaciation and Ice-Sheet Dynamics”. She will share the prize with Johannes Oerlemans…
    Dorthe Dahl-Jensen from Uni Copenhagen has won the 2022 Balzan Prize in the category “Glaciation and Ice-Sheet Dynamics”…
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  • Cover image of Prestigious prizes in maths awarded to two ERC grantees

    Prestigious prizes in maths awarded to two ERC grantees

    Hugo Duminil-Copin, from the University of Geneva and James Maynard from the University of Oxford, both grantees of the European Research Council, have won 2022 Fields Medals, one of the most prestigious prizes in mathematics. This year’s prize was…
    Hugo Duminil-Copin, from the University of Geneva and James Maynard from the University of Oxford, both grantees of the European Research Council, have won 2022 Fields Medals, one of…
    Hugo Duminil-Copin, from the University of Geneva and James Maynard from the University of Oxford, both grantees of the European Research Council,…
    Hugo Duminil-Copin, from the University of Geneva and James Maynard from the University of Oxford, both grantees of the European Research Council, have won 2022 Fields Medals…
    Hugo Duminil-Copin, from the University of Geneva and James Maynard from the University of Oxford, both grantees of the…
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