The European Research Council (ERC) was set up by the European Commission. It provides funding for top researchers in order to promote basic research and visionary projects, and to enable new interdisciplinary fields to be explored.
ERC Starting Grants
The ERC awards Starting Grants to promising young researchers to give them the chance to establish their own research groups and to independently pursue research projects with great innovative potential. More information on Starting Grants.
ERC Consolidator Grants
The ERC Consolidator Grants are awarded to promising young researchers at the start of their independent careers. More information on Consolidator Grants.
ERC Advanced Grants
The ERC awards Advanced Grants for excellent ground-breaking research projects. More information on Advanced Grants.