ERC Starting Grant

Research and Transfer Service

Submission deadline: 8 April 2021

Submission deadline: 8 April 2021

Call opens: 25 February 2021


ERC Starting Grants are designed to support excellent researchers (with 2 to 7 years of research experience after award of their PhD) at the career stage at which they are starting their own independent research team.

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 €1.5 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 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.