ERC Consolidator Grants in brief:

Eligibility: researchers of any nationality with 7-12 years of experience since completion of PhD (extensions are possible – see the latest ERC Work Programme for details), a scientific track record showing scientific talent and an excellent research proposal

Location: research must be conducted in a public or private research organisation (known as a Host Institution/HI). It could be the HI where the applicant already works, or any other HI located in one of the EU Member States or Associated Countries

Funding per grant: up to € 2 million

Duration: up to 5 years

Sole evaluation criterion: scientific excellence of researcher and research proposal.


For more information visit ERC website or European Commission website.