Call summary and aims
ERC Consolidator Grants are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage at which they may still be consolidating their own independent research team or programme. This action is open to researchers of any nationality who intend to conduct their research activity in any Member State or Associated Country.
The ERC's frontier research grants operate on a 'bottom-up' basis without predetermined priorities. The call 'ERC-2014-CoG' consists of one call with a single deadline applying to each of the three main research domains:
• Physical Sciences & Engineering (Panels: PE1 – PE10),
• Life Sciences (Panels: LS1 – LS9),
• Social Sciences & Humanities (Panels: SH1 – SH6).
The deadline for all domains of this call is 20 May 2014, 17:00:00 (Brussels local time).
The budget indicated above is the total budget covering all domains.
12 September 2014 10:59
A total of 2528 proposals were submitted in response to the 2014 Consolidator Grant call (ERC-2014-COG). The number of proposals for each domain is shown below:
• Physical Sciences & Engineering (Panels: PE1 – PE10): 1205
• Life Sciences (Panels: LS1 – LS9): 797
• Social Sciences & Humanities (Panels: SH1 – SH6): 526
15 May 2014 13:22
A new version of the FAQs for the call and of the ERC Rules for Submission and Evaluation is now available for download from the 'Call Documents' section.
14 April 2014 17:20
Clarification on Proposal Submission
Please note that the names and e-mail addresses of the Principal Investigator (PI) and Main Host Institution Contact are read-only in the on-line administrative form. To enter and/or edit the details, please go back to Step 4 of the submission wizard. Without the names and e-mail addresses of the PI and Main Host Institution Contact, submission of the proposal is blocked.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
The FAQs for the call are now available for download from the 'Call Documents' section.
04 March 2014 16:35
Please note that an updated version of the document 'Information for applicants to the Starting and Consolidator Grant 2014 calls' is now available in the 'Call documents' section.
21 February 2014 09:58
The submission session is now available for: ERC-CoG-2014(ERC-COG)
- 19 February 2014 09:46 The submission session is now available for: ERC-CoG-2014(ERC-COG)
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