ERC awards 1000th Proof of Concept grant
On 25 July 2019 the European Research Council published the results of the latest round of Proof of Concept grants. 62 ERC grant holders will receive a total funding amount of €9.3 million. The grants worth €150,000 each will help the successful applicants to explore the commercial or societal potential of their ERC-funded discoveries. This latest batch of grants includes the 1000th project to receive Proof of Concept funding since the scheme started in 2011. Engineer Miguel González Herráez, based in the University of Alcalá, Spain, will manage the milestone project.
The new grants were awarded to researchers working in 15 countries: Austria (1 grant), Belgium (3), Denmark (2), Finland (2), France (6), Germany (4), Greece (2), Ireland (2), Israel (3), Italy (9), the Netherlands (8), Romania (1), Spain (4), Switzerland (5) and the UK (10).TOP