630 million euro for European researchers

November 28, 2017

Hat: 630 million euro for European researchers

Funding Scheme: 2017-11-28

Pgm2014 2020: Yes


Part of the European Research Council (ERC), the Consolidator Grants was awarded today to 329 researchers accross Europe, for a total of 630 million euro.


The grantees will carry out their projects at universities and research centres in 22 different countries across Europe. In this competition, researchers of 39 nationalities received funding. The research projects proposed by the new grantees cover a wide range of topics in physical sciences and engineering, life sciences, as well as social sciences and humanities.

The ERC has evaluated 2 538 research proposals, out of which 13% will be funded. 32% of grants were awarded to female applicants. The grants will create an estimated 2 000 jobs for postdocs, PhD students and other staff working in the grantees’ research teams.

Url description: European Research Council

Url: https://erc.europa.eu/news/erc-2017-consolidator-grants-results