The European Commission adopted yesterday the ERC Work Programme 2016.
The programme foresees €1.67 billion for grants to top researchers.
Within the new series of competitions, the ERC has opened today the first one, the call for Starting
Grants 2016, with a budget of €485 million and deadline of 17 November 2015. This scheme is open
to researchers with 2 to 7 years of experience since completion of PhD and a promising scientific