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Itre
29 Nov 2022
Speech to the European Parliament's ITRE Committee
StG2022
22 Nov 2022
European Research Council awards €636m in grants to emerging science talent across Europe
Press release
ERC Starting Grants 2022 - project highlights
22 Nov 2022
ERC Starting Grants 2022 - project highlights
Call highlights
Facts and figures
07 Nov 2022
Starting Grants 2023 applications: Facts and figures
Update
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27 Oct 2022
Two new Vice Presidents of the European Research Council elected
Press release
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31 Aug 2022
Insider view: How the ERC mapped science frontiers
Mapping ERC frontier research
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23 Aug 2022
External opinion: Mapping of ERC funded projects
Mapping ERC frontier research
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14 Jul 2022
Mapping the frontiers of science - ERC Scientific Council editorial
Mapping ERC frontier research
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28 Mar 2022
How the pandemic shaped the research environment
COVID
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13 Sep 2021
Researching water and flowing between continents
Researchers from outside EU
Cityhall Stockholm
06
December
2022
09:00 - 17:00
Follow the Nobel week: 3 ERC grantees awarded 2022 Nobel Prizes

ERC grantees Svante Pääbo, and Alain Aspect and Anton Zeilinger are amongst the winners of the 2022 Nobel Prizes. Join us for the Nobel week, which will be a celebration of scientific discovery and largely livestreamed.

See a selection of the online programme below - Nobel Prize lectures, Award ceremony and more:

Stockholm
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07
December
2022
09:00 - 15:30
Citizen Science and Frontier Research: ERC Annual Event 2022

Citizen science refers to activities conducted by scientists in collaboration or consultation with the public at any stage of a research project.

It can range from citizens and local communities photographing and analysing new auroral phenomena, collecting samples of fruit flies in rural areas, to using geographical analysis and visualisation tools coupled with their local environmental knowledge, or annotating performed music structures in an online platform. 

Hybrid - Brussels, Belgium
Discover the ERC funding schemes
ERC Starting Grant

Grant up to 1.5€ million for 5 years
For promising early-career researchers with 2 to 7 years experience after PhD

ERC Consolidator Grant

Grant up to 2€ million for 5 years

For promising early-career researchers with 7 to 12 years experience after PhD

ERC Advanced Grant

Grant up to 2.5€ million for 5 years

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

ERC Proof of Concept

Lump Sum Grant of 150.000€

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

ERC Synergy Grant

Grant up to 10€ million for 6 years

To address ambitious research questions that can only be answered by the coordinated work of a small group of 2-4 principal Investigators

Additional opportunities

For researchers wishing to work or gain experience in an ERC grantee’s team

Open calls
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Science Journalism Initiative

Deadline: 15 Dec 2022

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Proof of Concept

Deadlines: 24 Jan 2023, 20 Apr 2023, 21 Sep 2023

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Consolidator Grant

Deadline: 2 Feb 2023

Projects funded by the ERC

The ERC project database is an interactive tool that features data on projects funded by the ERC. 

The tool allows users to access project details with the help of filters, to generate statistics and to export data in different formats.  

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Have a look at our video playlists
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ERC funding explained
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Q&A on ERC grant competitions
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Amazing ERC science projects
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Tips on engaging the public with research
Organisation

The ERC is composed of an independent Scientific Council and an Executive Agency.   

The Scientific Council governs the ERC and is responsible for setting the ERC's scientific strategy.  

It consists of eminent scientists and scholars.  

The ERC Executive Agency (ERCEA) implements the ERC strategy as set by the Scientific Council and oversees the day-to-day grant administration.  

ERC Scientific Council
ERC Scientific Council