Block reference
Block reference
Extra €125 million for the ERC in 2024
17 May 2024
Extra €125 million for the ERC in 2024
Press release
Speech on the role of R&I ahead of the next EU Framework Programme
07 May 2024
Speech on the role of R&I ahead of the next EU Framework Programme
Speech
PICOCRYPT
29 Apr 2024
Researchers create innovative verification techniques to increase security in artificial intelligence and image processing
Science news from ERC host institutions
AdG2023
11 Apr 2024
ERC Advanced Grants: €652 million for leading researchers in Europe
Press release
News AdG2023
11 Apr 2024
Advanced Grants 2023: Examples of projects
Call highlights
Diversity in excellent research
02 Feb 2024
Diversity in excellent research
Gender and Diversity
Diversity in research, research in diversity
01 Feb 2024
Diversity in research, research in diversity
Gender and Diversity
Being an evaluation panel chair – a worthwhile experience?
22 Nov 2023
Being an evaluation panel chair – a worthwhile experience?
Evaluation Panels
View from both sides of the fence: a remote reviewers experience
22 Nov 2023
View from both sides of the fence: a remote reviewers experience
Evaluation Panels
It’s always too soon to quit: Reapplying for an ERC grant
22 Nov 2023
It’s always too soon to quit: Reapplying for an ERC grant
Evaluation Panels
STIForum2024
09
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10
May
2024
09:00 - 18:00
ERC to take part in UN Forum on Science, Technology & Innovation for SDGs

ERC President Maria Leptin will take part as a speaker in several sessions of the 9th UN Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology & Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum) on 9 and 10 May 2024 in New York City.

New York
ERC at Viva Technology
23
May
2024
17:00 - 17:45 CEST
ERC at Viva Technology 2024

For the first time, the ERC will take part in VivaTech, an annual technology conference dedicated to innovation and startups held in Paris, France. Together with the CNRS, the ERC will take part in the CNRS Innovation and Prospective Talks – a programme of round-tables bringing together scientists and representatives from the innovation ecosystem.
 

CNRS stand, Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Paris
Ecsite
05
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08
June
2024
10:00 - 18:45 CEST
ERC at Ecsite Annual Conference

The European network of science centres and museums (Ecsite) gathers more than 350 organisations committed to inspiring people with science and technology and enabling dialogue between science and society. 

GR - Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia
ESOF - Euroscience open forum 2024
12
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15
June
2024
09:15 - 19:15 CEST
ESOF - Euroscience open forum 2024

Created in 2004, ESOF is one of the most significant international conferences, having an impact on the science and world transformation. During the event, scientists, entrepreneurs, politicians, journalists and inhabitants are going to discuss the latest scientific achievements, the arts and their impact on society. 

The participation in ESOF2024 is free of charge.

 

International Congress Centre (MCK), Plac Sławika i Antalla 1, 40-163 Katowice, Poland
Scientific Conference
European Congress on Biotechnology
30
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03
June
2024
16:30 - 16:15 CEST
ERC session at European Congress on Biotechnology 2024

The Congress will be a joint event with the theme “Grand Challenges for Biotechnology: Health; Food Security; and Global Warming”. It will include the 19th International Biotechnology Symposium (IBS2024), the 19th European Congress on Biotechnology (ECB2024) and the Annual Dutch Biotechnology Meeting (NBC-24), as well as other highlight events. 

De Doelen ICC Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Scientific Conference
Discover the ERC funding schemes

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

Grant up to 2€ million for 5 years

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

Grant up to 2.5€ million for 5 years

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

Lump Sum Grant of 150,000€

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

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

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

Open calls

Deadline: 17 September 2024

The ERC dashboard is an interactive tool that features data on ERC funded projects and evaluated proposals.

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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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