ERC Advanced Grants 2021

Research and Transfer Service

Submission deadline: 31 August 2021

Submission deadline: 31 August, 2021

Switzerland is currently considered a non-associated third country to Horizon Europe. As a consequence, Swiss partners are excluded from monobeneficiary calls, such as ERC Advanced Grants.
The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) is currently evaluating possible alternative measures such as parallel schemes with similar funding conditions. Please contact Martina Pestoni for more details.


ERC Advanced Grants are designed to support established professors leaders in their field (with a track-record of significant research achievements in the last 10 years).

The ERC scheme funds ground-breaking frontier research projects across all fields of science on the basis of scientific excellence and they are open to researchers of any nationality.

Size: up to €2.5 mio Euro.

Duration: up to 5 years.


Interested in learning more about ERC application and evaluation procedure?

Watch the ERC videos "ERC classes" to learn more about the application process, how to write your proposal part B1 and B2 and many more tips and tricks for your application, or find more about the application procedure on our dedicated page.

If you wish to receive more information and tailored support, do not hesitate to contact Ms. Martina Pestoni.