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European Research Council (ERC) Grants

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

A program to help young researchers from all disciplines to create their own team of excellence around an original or innovative topic and to carry out during 5 years an independent research work in Europe.

The ERC offers two funding schemes:

1) The "Starting Grants" for researchers of any nationality with 2-7 years of experience after their thesis and scientific track record showing great promise.

Funding per grant: up to € 1.5 million.

Application deadline: October 18, 2016.

2) The "Consolidator Grants" for researchers of any nationality with over 7 and up to 12 years of experience since completion of PhD.

Funding per grant: up to € 2 million.

Application deadline: February 9, 2017.

In both cases, research must be conducted in a public or private research organisation located in one of the EU Member State or Associated Countries.

For further information, you can contact your National Contact Point.