The European Research Coucil (ERC) is the premier European funding organisation for excellent frontier research. It funds creative researchers of any nationality and age, to run projects based across Europe. For 2021-2027, it has a budget of 16 billon euro, a 17% of the total budget allocated to the Horizon Europe Framework Programme.
The ERC offers 5 grant schemes: Starting Grants, Consolidator Grants, Advanced Grants, Synergy Grants and Proof of Concept.
The calendario for the 2023 Work Programme Calls is as follows:
Call identifier Call opens Call deadline
Starting Grant ERC-2023-StG 12/07/2022 25/10/2022 Cut-off dates: PhD awarded from 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2020 (inclusive)*
Consolidator Grant ERC-2023-CoG 28/09/2022 02/02/2023 Cut-off dates: PhD awarded from 1 January 2011 to 31 December 2015 (inclusive)*
Advanced Grant ERC-2023-AdG 08/12/2022 23/05/2023
Synergy Grant ERC-2023-SyG 13/07/2022 08/11/2022
Proof of Concept ERC-2023-PoC 20/10/2022 24/01/2023, 20/04/2023, 14/09/2023
Next 6 October, between 10-12h, a webinar to present the keys on how to prepare a proposal for the Consolidator Grant call, which opens on 28 September 2022, will take place. Registration is fee of charge and can be done in this link.
For more information on the ERC, including events and related news, please take a look at this website.