ERC Starting Grants are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage at which they are starting 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-2016-STG' 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 this Call is Tuesday 17 November 2015 at 17:00:00 (Brussels local time).
The budget indicated above is the total budget covering all domains.
23 December 2016 14:39
The overall results of the ERC 2016 STG call are available in the Topic conditions and documents section under Additional documents.
26 November 2015 18:12
A total of 2935 proposals were submitted in response to the ERC 2016 Starting Grant Call (ERC-2016-STG). The number of proposals for each domain is shown below:
- Physical Sciences & Engineering (Panels: PE1 - PE10) 1299
- Life Sciences (Panels: LS1 - LS9) 854
- Social Sciences & Humanities (Panels: SH1 - SH6) 782
06 November 2015 13:33
Please note that the document 'Information for Applicants to the Starting and Consolidator Grant 2016 Calls' updated on 22 October 2015 is now available in the 'Topics Conditions and Documents' section.
07 September 2015 14:10
Please note that the document 'Information for Applicants to the Starting and Consolidator Grant 2016 Calls' updated on 1 September 2015 is now available in the 'Topics Conditions and Documents' section.
20 August 2015 16:30
The submission session is now available for: ERC-2016-STG(ERC-STG)
Please note that as for Part B1, references do not count towards the page limits for Part B2.
- 05 August 2015 17:39 The submission session is now available for: ERC-2016-STG(ERC-STG)
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