Celebrating 10 000 grantees
06 May 2021
13:00 - 14:00
Virtual Event
European Research Council
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Master of Ceremonies: Tony LOCKETT, ERC Head of Communication


Opening address by Jean-Pierre BOURGUIGNON, President ad interim of the ERC

Message by David SASSOLI, President of the European Parliament

Message by Ursula VON DER LEYEN, President of the European Commission

Message by Manuel HEITOR, Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education of Portugal

Message by Cristian-Silviu BUŞOI, Chair of the European Parliament’s Committee on Industry, Research and Energy

Conversation with 3 ERC grantees: Katerina DOUKA, Roberto NAVIGLI, Ülo NIINEMETS

Speech by Mariya GABRIEL, EU Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education & Youth

Announcement of the 10 000th grantee

Closing remarks by Jean-Pierre BOURGUIGNON, President ad interim of the ERC


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