EC PROGRAMME: HORIZON 2020 – 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 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 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||14/09/2018||17/10/2018||Bando|
|Consolitated Grants (CoG)||Consolidated researchers||PhD > 7 ≤12 years research experience||2.0€ million||5 years||24/10/2018||07/02/2019|
|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||21/05/2019||29/08/2019|
|Proof of Concept (PoC)||To bridge the gap between reserach and and marketable innovation.||Dopo ERC Starting Grant||€150.000||18 months||16/10/2018||22/01/2019
|Synergy Grants (SyG)||Enhance and encourage pilot scheme for small groups of excellent researchers||from 2 to 4 researchers||10€ milioni||6 anni||14/09/2018||08/11//2018||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…