The European Research Council (ERC) Work Programme 2014 sets out Objectives also Principles in ERC funding. The Advanced Grants from ERC designed to support the exceptional Principal Investigators in the career stage which already established research leaders in a recognized record research achievement. The applicant must be able to demonstrate ground breaking nature, their scientific proposal ambition and feasibility. This grants open for researchers from any nationality intending to conduct their research in EU Member State and the Associated Country.
The grants provided by European Research Council (ERC).
These grants awarded to conducting a research in any EU Member State and Associated Country.
Country of Applicants
Advanced grants open to researchers coming from any nationality.
Grants available to support exceptional Principal Investigator career.
-Principal Investigators expected to be as an active researchers and have a significant research achievements track record last 10 years (presented in application).
-Principal Investigators proposals expected to demonstrate the achievements record which appropriate to the field.
-The institution host must engage the investigator at least for the project duration (see ERC model grant agreement).
-Institution must either established by EU Member State and Associated Country as legal entity under state law, or an International European Interest Organization (e.g. CERN, EMBL, etc.), European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) or other entity under EU law.
-Any legal public or private entity (universities, research organizations and undertakings) eligible to host Principal Investigators and teams.
The Advanced Grants has value approximately at EUR 2 500 000.
The application deadline for the Advanced Grants is 21 October, 2014.
How to Apply
The proposals must be submitted in electronically by web-based Participant Portal Submission Service (PPSS) or see here.
In order to proceed and detailed information about EU Member State and Associated Country, please visit the official webpage.