How do I get an ERC Starting Grant?

How do I get an ERC Starting Grant?

How to apply? ERC grant applications can only be submitted in response to a Call for Proposals. The ERC has yearly calls for proposals covering all scientific fields. For an ERC grant application to be complete, it needs to include the administrative forms, the research proposal and the supplementary documents.

Who can apply for ERC Consolidator Grant?

Who can apply? Researchers of any nationality with 7-12 years of experience since completion of PhD (Extensions are possible under certain circumstances — see the latest ERC Work Programme), a scientific track record showing great promise and an excellent research proposal.

What is ERC Starting Grant?

The ERC Starting Grants are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage at which they are starting their own independent research team or programme. Principal Investigators must demonstrate the ground-breaking nature, ambition and feasibility of their scientific proposal.

Is UK eligible for ERC?

The ERC National Contact Point is a service for anyone who is currently based in the UK or who wishes to apply with a UK-based organisation for an ERC grant or has been awarded an ERC grant.

What are the requirements for ERC?

There are two ways for an employer to qualify for the ERC. The first is to have the requisite decline in revenue for any eligible quarter in in 2020 or 2021. The second is if your business has a full or partial suspension under government orders. The revenue decline test differs for 2020 and 2021.

How long does it take to write an ERC grant?

This could be six months or even longer before the deadline. Six weeks full time is what we often hear successful ERC grantees state they have used on their ERC application. Do not underestimate the application.

What is an ERC Consolidator Grant?

ERC Consolidator Grants are designed to support excellent researchers at the career stage at which they may still be consolidating their own independent research team or programme. Applicants must demonstrate the ground-breaking nature, ambition and feasibility of their scientific proposals.

Can UK researchers apply for ERC?

UK researchers invited to apply on ‘conditional basis’ as ERC kicks off new €1.9B funding round. The first funding call under EU’s new research framework programme Horizon Europe will open on 25 February, with UK-based researchers welcome to apply, the European Research Council (ERC) announced today.

What are ERC calls?

The ERC funding scheme is divided into 4 main calls: Starting, Consolidator, Advanced and Synergy. Throughout a given year, these calls are spread out at varying intervals with specific deadlines that are announced with time to allow for thorough preparation of proposals.

Can UK universities apply to Horizon Europe?

If you’re a UK-based researcher or innovator, you can apply to most Horizon Europe funding opportunities on the same terms as EU-based applicants.

Can UK apply for EU grants?

You can continue to participate in Horizon 2020 programmes and receive EU grant funding for the lifetime of individual projects, This includes projects finishing after 1 January 2021. Successful UK bids will continue to receive grant funding from the Commission.

What are the eligibility criteria for ERC Starting Grants?

There are specific eligibility criteria for a Principal Investigator applying to the Starting Grants based on the date of award of their first PhD (or equivalent doctoral degree) as described in the ERC Work Programme 2021 (see also Annex 2 ‘PhD and Equivalent Doctoral Degrees’ and specific provisions for holders of medical degrees).

What are the ERC frontier research grants for 2014?

Summary of main features in 2014. Three ERC frontier research grants will be available under Work Programme 2014: Starting; Consolidator; and Advanced Grants. The two streams of what was previously known as the ERC Starting Grant were divided into two separate calls under Work Programme 2013.

What makes a proposal ineligible for the ERC?

Incomplete proposals may be declared ineligible. The content of the proposal must relate to the objectives and to the grant type set out in the call, as defined in this work programme. A proposal will only be deemed ineligible on grounds of ‘scope’ in clear-cut cases.

How does the ERC evaluate a research proposal?

The ERC will check whether your proposal meets the call’s eligibility criteria. External experts will evaluate all the eligible proposals. You will receive further information as your proposal progresses through the evaluation. For more information we invite you to consult the timeframe for the current call.