Research & Innovation - Participant Portal


Opening Date 13-11-2014 Deadline Date 12-03-2015 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)
Budget €585,000,000 Programme Horizon 2020
Status Closed Main Pillar Excellent Science
OJ reference OJ C 248 of 30/07/2014
Call summary

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-2015-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 12 March 2015, 17:00:00 (Brussels local time).

The budget indicated above is the total budget covering all domains.

Call updates
  • 13-11-2014 09:43:21 The submission session is now available for: ERC-CoG-2015(ERC-COG)
Topics and submission service

To access the Submission Service, please select the TOPIC of your interest and then open the Submission Service tab.
To access existing draft proposals, please login to the portal and select My Proposals from the My Area menu.

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.)

  • Legal basis - Framework Programme H2020 en
  • Legal basis - Rules for Participation en
  • Legal basis - Specific Programme H2020 en
  • ERC documents - ERC rules for submission and evaluation en
  • ERC - Work Programme 2015 en
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)_ERC 2015 Consolidator Grant Call_H2020 en
  • Information for applicants to the Starting and Consolidator Grant 2015 Calls en

Participant Portal FAQ – Submission of proposals

National Contact Points (NCP)

Research Enquiry Service – ask questions about any aspect of European research and EU R&I programmes

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

Ethics – for compliance with ethical issues, see the Participant Portal and 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

Partner Search Services help you find a partner organisation for your proposal

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