ERC Advanced Grant 2023: are you ready to apply for funding?

The European Research Council (ERC) provides funding to support innovative and high-impact research projects that can revolutionize their respective fields or domains. The ERC offers personal research grants that span an individual’s career, including the highly prestigious ERC Advanced Grant. If you are ready to pursue an ambitious research project and have a proven track record of research excellence and leadership, the ERC Advanced Grant could be the ideal opportunity for you to make a significant impact in your field. The upcoming deadline for the ERC Advanced Grant is May 23, 2023. The grant offers a maximum funding of € 2,5 million.

Are you eligible for the ERC Advanced Grant?

To be eligible for an ERC Advanced Grant, researchers must have a proven track record of significant research achievements over the past decade and demonstrate exceptional qualifications in research leadership and management, as well as a demonstrated ability to inspire and mentor younger researchers. There are no restrictions on the field of research and researchers from any discipline can apply. The selection process is rigorous and based on scientific excellence, with a focus on the qualities of both the researcher and the proposed research project.

Scientific leadership profile and expectations

As part of the application process, researchers are evaluated based on their scientific leadership profile, which includes factors such as the impact of their research contributions, international recognition, and efforts to inspire younger researchers. ERC Advanced Grant recipients are expected to demonstrate a commitment to advancing their field through innovative and interdisciplinary research and to engage with the wider research community through outreach and communication activities. The program encourages a culture of scientific excellence and collaboration, with a focus on driving forward new and transformative ideas.

Funding and benefits of ERC Advanced Grants

ERC Advanced Grants offer a maximum funding of € 2,5 million. Eligible costs are research staff, equipment, and other research expenses. The grant is awarded for up to five years, and recipients have the flexibility to use the funding in a way that best supports their research objectives. In addition to financial support, ERC Advanced Grant recipients benefit from increased visibility and recognition within the research community. This helps attract further funding and collaboration opportunities. The upcoming deadline for the ERC Advanced Grant is May 23, 2023.

Supporting your ERC Advanced Proposal

If you are considering applying, our team of experienced specialists can help you throughout the process. We have a strong track record of supporting researchers with their ERC applications, and we can help you craft a compelling proposal that showcases your research excellence and leadership. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to secure funding for your high-impact research project. Get in touch with us via or call directly to 088 495 20 00.

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