Forum for Science, Industry and Business

Sponsored by:     3M 
Search our Site:

 

New ERC calls published under Horizon 2020

29.07.2015

On 29 July 2015, the European Research Council (ERC) published its annual
work programme which includes the new calls for 2016. The European Research Council (ERC) provides funding opportunities for excellent researchers in all fields of research with approximately 1.7 billion euros in 2016.

Along with the work programme, the ERC opened the calls for the „Starting Grants (StG)“ scheme. The "Starting Grants" are designed for excellent young scientists of all nationalities with 2-7 years of experience following their PhD. Deadline for this call is 17 November 2015.

On 29 July 2015, the European Research Council (ERC) published its annual
work programme which includes the new calls for 2016. The European Research Council (ERC) provides funding opportunities for excellent researchers in all fields of research with approximately 1.7 billion euros in 2016.

The ERC annually launches calls for proposals in three funding schemes: Starting Grants, Consolidator Grants and Advanced Grants. It provides funding opportunities for excellent researchers of any nationality who wish to carry out their research at an institution in Europe.

Along with the work programme, the ERC opened the calls for the „Starting Grants (StG)“ scheme. The "Starting Grants" are designed for excellent young scientists of all nationalities with 2-7 years of experience following their PhD. Deadline for this call is 17 November 2015.

The „Consolidator Grants (CoG)“ call will be open from 15 October 2015 until 2 February 2016. ERC Consolidator Grants support promising researchers who are at the beginning of an independent research career and who are between 7-12 years after achieving their PhD.

The application under the „Advanced Grants (AdG)“ scheme will open next year from 24 May 2016 until 1 September 2016. The call for "Advanced Grants" addresses excellent, established researchers with a research experience of more than 10 years.

The grants are awarded for a period of up to five years with a funding amount of up to 2 million euros for "Starting Grants", 2.75 million euros for „Consolidator Grants“ and up to 3.5 million euros for "Advanced Grants". All schemes are open to researchers of any nationality and any current place of work. However, ERC projects must be carried out at an institution in Europe.

Calls for the funding scheme “Proof of Concept” are set to open on 22 October 2015. This scheme exclusively targets ERC grant holders (StG, CoG or AdG) who seek to establish the innovation potential of ideas arising from their ERC-funded projects. Researchers can apply for the deadlines 16 February 2016, 26 May 2016 and 4 October 2016.

Providing advice to applicants

The German National Contact Point ERC, a collaboration between the EU-Bureau of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (EU-Büro des BMBF) and the "European Liaison Office of the German Research Organisations" (Kooperationsstelle EU der Wissenschaftsorganisationen - KoWi), offers its free-of-charge services to any researcher with a (future) host institution in Germany. Besides rendering individual advice to applicants, the NCP ERC also offers workshops and information sessions on ERC in Germany.

The EU-Bureau of the BMBF is located at the DLR Project Management Agency in the German Aerospace Centre (DLR). It unites several tasks and services under a single roof and acts initially as a contact point for general information and questions regarding the EU Research Framework Programme.

Organisations and potential grantees may find information and the NCP ERC event calendar on http://www.erc-germany.de (in English) or http://www.nks-erc.de (in German). The NCP team will be happy to answer any questions concerning the application.

The DLR Project Management Agency is a specialized service provider for the facilitation of research, innovation and education. The covered spectrum of topics ranges from environment, culture, sustainability, health, education and key technologies to innovation and research transfer. With over 1000 employees and the management of around 8500 projects as well as over one billion Euros of research funds, the DLR Project Management Agency is the largest institution of its kind in Germany. The agency supports the federal ministries with the implementation of research programmes and additionally works for the European Commission as well as other public institutions and private customers.

Weitere Informationen:

http://www.nks-erc.de

http://www.erc-germany.de

Petra Richter | idw - Informationsdienst Wissenschaft

Further reports about: BMBF DLR ERC European Research Council Horizon Starting

More articles from Awards Funding:

nachricht ERC: Six Advanced Grants for Helmholtz
10.04.2017 | Hermann von Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren

nachricht German Federal Government Promotes Health Care Research
29.03.2017 | Helmholtz Zentrum München - Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt

All articles from Awards Funding >>>

The most recent press releases about innovation >>>

Die letzten 5 Focus-News des innovations-reports im Überblick:

Im Focus: Deep inside Galaxy M87

The nearby, giant radio galaxy M87 hosts a supermassive black hole (BH) and is well-known for its bright jet dominating the spectrum over ten orders of magnitude in frequency. Due to its proximity, jet prominence, and the large black hole mass, M87 is the best laboratory for investigating the formation, acceleration, and collimation of relativistic jets. A research team led by Silke Britzen from the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn, Germany, has found strong indication for turbulent processes connecting the accretion disk and the jet of that galaxy providing insights into the longstanding problem of the origin of astrophysical jets.

Supermassive black holes form some of the most enigmatic phenomena in astrophysics. Their enormous energy output is supposed to be generated by the...

Im Focus: A Quantum Low Pass for Photons

Physicists in Garching observe novel quantum effect that limits the number of emitted photons.

The probability to find a certain number of photons inside a laser pulse usually corresponds to a classical distribution of independent events, the so-called...

Im Focus: Microprocessors based on a layer of just three atoms

Microprocessors based on atomically thin materials hold the promise of the evolution of traditional processors as well as new applications in the field of flexible electronics. Now, a TU Wien research team led by Thomas Müller has made a breakthrough in this field as part of an ongoing research project.

Two-dimensional materials, or 2D materials for short, are extremely versatile, although – or often more precisely because – they are made up of just one or a...

Im Focus: Quantum-physical Model System

Computer-assisted methods aid Heidelberg physicists in reproducing experiment with ultracold atoms

Two researchers at Heidelberg University have developed a model system that enables a better understanding of the processes in a quantum-physical experiment...

Im Focus: Glacier bacteria’s contribution to carbon cycling

Glaciers might seem rather inhospitable environments. However, they are home to a diverse and vibrant microbial community. It’s becoming increasingly clear that they play a bigger role in the carbon cycle than previously thought.

A new study, now published in the journal Nature Geoscience, shows how microbial communities in melting glaciers contribute to the Earth’s carbon cycle, a...

All Focus news of the innovation-report >>>

Anzeige

Anzeige

Event News

Expert meeting “Health Business Connect” will connect international medical technology companies

20.04.2017 | Event News

Wenn der Computer das Gehirn austrickst

18.04.2017 | Event News

7th International Conference on Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaics in Freiburg on April 3-5, 2017

03.04.2017 | Event News

 
Latest News

New quantum liquid crystals may play role in future of computers

21.04.2017 | Physics and Astronomy

A promising target for kidney fibrosis

21.04.2017 | Health and Medicine

Light rays from a supernova bent by the curvature of space-time around a galaxy

21.04.2017 | Physics and Astronomy

VideoLinks
B2B-VideoLinks
More VideoLinks >>>