ERC Proof of Concept

Servizio ricerca e trasferimento del sapere

Submission deadline:

Submission deadline: 17 September 2020

The ERC Proof of Concept grants aim to maximise the value of the excellent research that the ERC funds, by funding further work (i.e. activities which were not scheduled to be funded by the original ERC frontier research grant) to verify the innovation potential of ideas arising from ERC funded projects. Proof of Concept Grants are therefore on offer only to Principal Investigators whose proposals draw substantially on their ERC funded research.

Eligible Principal Investigator:

  • All Principal Investigators in an ERC frontier research project, that is either ongoing or has ended less than 12 months before 1 January 2020;
  • Principal Investigators may submit only one proposal under Work Programme 2020.

Budget and duration of the grant:

The financial contribution will be awarded as a lump sum of € 150 000 for a period of 18 months.

For further information, please contact Ms. Martina Pestoni.