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  • StG2022

    European Research Council awards €636m in grants to emerging science talent across Europe

    Four hundred eight researchers have won this year’s European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants. The funding is worth in total €636 million and is part of the Horizon Europe programme. It will help excellent younger scientists, who have 2 to 7...
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  • Cover image of Two new Vice Presidents of the European Research Council elected

    Two new Vice Presidents of the European Research Council elected

    Professors Eystein Jansen and Jesper Svejstrup have today been elected Vice Presidents of the European Research Council (ERC). They will take up duties on 1 January 2023. Elected by the ERC’s governing body, the Scientific Council, Prof. Jansen will...
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  • Cover image of Twenty-nine groups backed by ERC Synergy Grants to tackle complex research questions

    Twenty-nine groups backed by ERC Synergy Grants to tackle complex research questions

    What secrets does Greenland’s melting ice hide? How is the sense of space, hierarchy and ownership hardwired in our brains? Can we find promising pathways for a “post growth” era that will reconcile our wellbeing with the planetary boundaries? Twenty...
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  • Cover image of Two grantees win 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics

    Two grantees win 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics

    This year’s Nobel Prize in Physics goes to Professors Alain Aspect and Anton Zeilinger, both funded by the European Research Council (ERC).
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  • Cover image of Svante Pääbo wins 2022 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

    Svante Pääbo wins 2022 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

    Today, Svante Pääbo, funded by the European Research Council (ERC) for over a decade, has been awarded the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for “his discoveries concerning the genomes of extinct hominins and human evolution”. He is the...
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  • Cover image of New member of the Scientific Council appointed

    New member of the Scientific Council appointed

    Today, Prof. Sylvie Lorente has been announced as a new member of the governing body of the European Research Council (ERC), the Scientific Council. Prof. Lorente has been appointed by the European Commission for an initial period of four years and...
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  • Cover image of EU and Thailand signs partnership for collaboration in frontier research

    EU and Thailand signs partnership for collaboration in frontier research

    A new initiative between the European Union and Thailand was launched today to encourage collaboration between leading Thai researchers and European Research Council (ERC) grantees and their teams. This joint scheme is the first of its kind targeting...
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  • Cover image of 55 ERC grantees are set to explore their research’s commercial potential

    55 ERC grantees are set to explore their research’s commercial potential

    Proof of Concept Grants funded by the European Research Council (ERC) have just been offered to fifty-five successful frontier researchers. Worth €150 000 each, the grants will be used to explore the commercial or societal potential of the results of...
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  • Cover image of Winners of ERC public engagement award announced

    Winners of ERC public engagement award announced

    Professors Mariska Kret, Alpa Shah and Jonathan Tennyson have been awarded the ERC Public Engagement with Research Awards 2022. Professor Artur Obluski has received a special mention following an online vote for the public’s favourite project. The...
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  • Cover image of ERC reveals mapping of its funded research

    ERC reveals mapping of its funded research

    Driven by curiosity and crucial to facing global challenges: in-depth study finds ERC-funded research under Horizon 2020 programme highly relevant to Europe’s policy ambitions. A new in-depth analysis of all research projects funded by the European...
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