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Which ERC grant scheme is best suited for your research project?  

Find out more about our funding opportunities and open calls. Get detailed information about how to apply for a grant and how we assess applications. 

 

Open calls
         

          
          Science Journalism Initiative
(ERC-2023-SJI)
          deadline 15 December 2022
 

          ERC Proof of Concept (ERC-2023-POC)
          deadlines 24 January 2023, 20 April 2023, 21 September 2023
 

          ERC Consolidator Grant (ERC-2023-COG)
          deadline 2 February 2023

 

 

Find the funding scheme that is suited for you
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ERC Starting Grant

For promising early-career researchers with 2 to 7 years experience after PhD 

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ERC Consolidator Grant

For excellent researchers with 7 to 12 years experience after PhD 

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ERC Advanced Grant

For established research leaders with a recognised track record of research achievements 

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ERC Proof of Concept

For ERC grant holders to explore the innovation potential of their ERC frontier research project 

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ERC Synergy Grant

For two to maximum four researchers working together and bringing different skills and resources to tackle ambitious research problems

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For non-EU researchers

Non-European researchers moving to Europe (EU Member State or Associated Country), can apply for additional funding 

Beyond the funding schemes
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Additional opportunities

Jobs in ERC teams, visiting research fellowships, international agreements, ERC mentoring initiative 

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Science Journalism Initiative

Funding scheme to facilitate 3-5-month stays of journalists at research institutions