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This event, hosted by the University of Bucharest, is open to all researchers in Romania interested in learning more about the European Research Council. Representatives for the ERC, officials from the most prominent universities in Romania and ERC Scientific Council Member Andrzej Jajszczyk, will take part in this information workshop.

On 11 June 2019, the University of Bucharest will host an event dedicated to exploring opportunities for Romanian researchers with the European Research Council. Organised by the European Research Council, the event will include an information session for potential applicants with representatives from ERC’s scientific department and grant management department, Q&A session with grantees and a round table discussion on the Romanian research landscape in relation to ERC, moderated by Andrzej Jajszczyk, Scientific Council Member of ERC.

The European Research Council, set up by the EU in 2007, is the premiere European funding organisation for excellent frontier research. Every year, it selects and funds the very best, creative researchers of any nationality and age, to run projects based in Europe. The ERC offers four core grant schemes: Starting, Consolidator, Advanced and Synergy Grants. With its additional Proof of Concept grant scheme, the ERC helps grantees to bridge the gap between grantees' pioneering research and early phases of its commercialisation.

The event will be held at the University of Bucharest’s Faculty of Law - Constantin Stoicescu Hall (Mihail Kogalniceanu Blvd., 36-46, 1st floor).

Agenda

14:00-14:10    Opening by ERC Scientific Council Member Andrzej Jajszczyk

14:00-15:30    Information session

The ERC: funding opportunities and application process” with ERCEA Scientific Officer Efthymia Priki
“How is an ERC grant managed” with ERCEA Project Officers Sylvia Osipof and Sol Sayans
The ERC in Romania – how to learn more” with ERC NCP Andreea Fazacas

15:30 – 16:00   Q&A session Speakers:  Efthymia Priki, Sylvia Osipof, Sol Sayans, Andreea Fazacas
                           With ERC grantees:

  • Ionuț Epurescu-Pascovici, University of Bucharest
  • Alina Mihaela Badescu, Polytechnic University of Bucharest
  • Ada Hadju, PI of ArtHistCEE, New Europe College, Bucharest

16:00-16:30   Networking coffee

16:30 – 18:00 Round Table – “The ERC in Romania, what does the future hold?” Moderator: ERC Scientific Council Member Andrzej Jajszczyk

18:00 – 18:30 Cocktail