European Research Council - Starting Grants

Program: Horizon Europe

Project Calls
The ERC Starting Grants are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage at which they are starting their own independent research team or programme. Principal Investigators must demonstrate the ground-breaking nature, ambition and feasibility of their scientific proposal.
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Expected call opening date
  • 25/02/2021
Deadline to submit applications applications
  • 08/04/2021
Starting of projects
  • April 2022
Total EU Budget for the year
  • 619M€
Average budget per project
  • 1,5M€
Number of projects to be funded
  • 413
  • EU+ Associated countries
Target applicants
  • Researchers with Ph.D. finished 2< and >=7 years prior to the call.
Main stakeholders
  • N/A

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