Research & Innovation - Participant Portal


Publication date 2013-12-11 Deadline Date 2014-10-01 +17:00:00 (Brussels local time)
Intermediate deadlines(s) 2014-04-01 +17:00:00 (Brussels local time)
Budget €15,000,000 Main Pillar Excellent Science
Status Open OJ reference OJ C 361/9 of 11 December 2013
Call summary

There are 2 deadlines for submission to the ERC-2014-Proof of Concept:
Intermediate deadline : 1 April 2014 at 17:00 (Brussels local time)
Final deadline: 1 October 2014 at 17:00 (Brussels local time)

Call updates
  • 2014-02-19 10:10:41

    The Information for applicants to the Proof of Concept Grant 2014 call is now available.


  • 2014-02-18 12:03:17

    The Information for applicants to the Proof of Concept Grant 2014 calls is now available.


  • 2014-02-03 15:46:56

    The submission session is now available for: ERC-PoC-2014(ERC-POC)

Topics and submission service

In H2020, a proposal is submitted to a specific topic. The full set of information for preparing a proposal for a topic (eligibility and evaluation conditions, proposal templates, evaluation forms, etc.) is available on the topic conditions page. Select a topic from the call description page or go to Search Topics.

Download all documents
(EN only, incl. the additional docs.)

  • ERC documents - ERC Work Programme en
  • Legal basis - Specific Programme H2020 en
  • ERC Rules for Submission and Evaluation en
  • Legal basis - Framework Programme H2020 en
  • Legal basis - Rules for Participation en
  • Information for applicants to the Proof of Concept Grant 2014 call en
  • Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs for ERC-2014-PoC en

National Contact Points (NCP) – contact your NCP for further assistance.

Enterprise Europe Network – contact your EEN national contact point for advice to businesses with special focus on SMEs. The support includes guidance on the EU research funding.

Research Enquiry Service – ask questions about any aspect of European research in general and the EU Research Framework Programmes in particular.

IT Helpdesk – contact the Participant Portal IT helpdesk for questions such as forgotten passwords, access rights and roles, technical aspects of submission of proposals, etc.

Ethics – to ensure compliance with ethical issues, further information is available on the Participant Portal and on the Science and Society Portal.

European IPR Helpdesk assists you on intellectual property issues.

The European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for their recruitment

CEN and CENELEC, the European Standards Organisations, advise you how to tackle standardisation in your project proposal. Contact CEN-CENELEC Research Helpdesk at

H2020 Online Manual -–  your online guide on the procedures from proposal submission to managing your grant.

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