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New ERC Calls and Plan for 2018

New ERC Calls and Plan for 2018

Nearly €2 billion EU investment in top researchers from anywhere in the World!

The European Research Council (ERC) announces its 2018 grant competitions

Total budget – around €1.86 billon

Earmarked for early to mid-career researchers

Across all fields of research including social science and humanities

Reintroducing Synergy Grants – the funding scheme for groups of two to four scientists who jointly address ambitious research problems

First calls opening on 3 August 2017


Call open – ERC Starting Grants competition

ERC Starting Grants are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators (PIs) at the career stage at which they are starting or consolidating their own independent research team or programme.

Application deadline: 17 October 2017

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Call open – ERC Synergy Grants competition

ERC Synergy Grants are intended to enable minimum two to maximum four Principal Investigators (PIs) and their teams to bring together complementary skills, knowledge, and resources in new ways, in order to jointly address ambitious research questions.

Application deadline: 14 November 2017

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 The other competitions will follow, according to the indicative calendar in the Work Programme


 ERC Work Programme 2018 – Adopted on 3 August 2017 by the European Commission

The Work Programme includes all the well-known and established ERC funding schemes: Starting, Consolidator and Advanced Grants, as well as Proof of Concept Grants for ERC grantees who wish to explore the innovation potential of their research results. 

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