ERC PROGRAMME: Horizon Europe (2021 -2027) – Pillar Excellent Science – European Research Council (ERC) – link
The European Research Council (ERC) funds excellent researchers (Principal Investigators), with excellent curricula, from any nationality and age wishing to carry out research activities ( Panel) in theMember States of European Union or in the Associated Countries.
- Long term funding for High Risk – High Gain research projects;
- in any field with a “bottom-up” frontier research approach, without any priority but only based on scientific excellence;
- Breakthrough research helping to bring new and unpredictable scientific and technologies. Applied research is not a requirement.
ERC calls are published on Horizon Europe programme Participant Portal, according to the ERC Work ProgrammE ERC WP 2021.
|ERC CALL IDENTIFIER||DESCRIPTION||ELEGIBILITY CRITERIA||BUDGET||PERIOD||OPENING DATE||DEADLINE||LINK|
|Starting Grants (StG)||Early stage researchers||PhD > 2 ≤7 years research experience||1.5€ million||5 years||25/02/2021||09/04/2021||Call|
|Consolitated Grants (CoG)
|Consolidated researchers||PhD > 7 ≤12 years research experience||2.0€ million||5 years||11/03/2021||20/04/2021||Call
|Advanced Grants (AdG)||Established research leaders of any nationality and any age to pursue ground-breaking and high-risk projects opening new directions in the research field.||Over 10 years research experience||2.5€ million||5 years||Tentative 20/05/2021||31/08/2021||Call|
|Proof of Concept (PoC)||To bridge the gap between reserach and and marketable innovation.||Dopo ERC Starting Grant||€150.000||18 months||Tentative 15/07/2021||14/10/2021||Call|
|Synergy Grants (SyG)||Enhance and encourage pilot scheme for small groups of excellent researchers||from 2 to 4 researchers||10€ milioni||6 anni||15/07/2021||10/11//2021||Call|
- 100% funding of total eligible direct and approved costs.
- 25% Flat-rate of total eligible costs.
 European Union Member Countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Holland, Poland, Portugal, United Kingdom, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Hungary
 Associated countries: http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/data/ref/h2020/grants_manual/h…