Commissioner takes part in the European Research Council's (ERC) 5th Anniversary Celebrations
"Through the ERC, Europe's top researchers are for the first time competing on a level playing field. And that, precisely, is the EU added-value"
Brussels, 29 February 2012
Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen,
I am delighted and proud to be here this evening to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the European Research Council – one of Europe's biggest success stories in the world of research.
This event marks the fact that the ERC has truly "come of age" as a world class funding organisation for frontier research.
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