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18 Dec 2019

ERC awards another 17 Consolidator Grants

On 18 December 2019, the European Research Council (ERC) announced 17 new winners of its 2019 Consolidator Grants, in addition to the 301 mid-career researchers awarded 2019 Consolidator Grants recently. The 17 new winners will receive funding under Horizon 2020, worth up to €2 million per project, to build their own research teams and pursue their best ideas at the frontiers of knowledge. This adds up to a total of 318 researchers funded under this call, with a total of some € 640 million.

The ERC Consolidator Grants are awarded to outstanding researchers of any nationality and age, with at least seven and up to twelve years of experience after PhD, and a scientific track record showing great promise. Research must be conducted in a public or private research organisation located in one of the EU Member States or Associated Countries. The funding (average of €2 million per grant), is provided for up to five years and mostly covers the employment of researchers and other staff to consolidate the grantees' teams.

For more information:

ERC - press release

 

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