European Research Council
The ERC funds ground-breaking basic research projects across all fields of science to support European leadership in world-class research. Support is given to outstanding Principal Investigators (PI) based on the scientific excellence of their project proposal.
Your project idea must have all of the following characteristics:
- Scientific excellence
- Ground-breaking; Address important challenges in the field(s)
- Ambition; Go substantially beyond the current state of the art
- Feasibility; Propose research methodology comprehensive and appropriate for to the project
- High-risk; Identify the risks and the mitigation plan measures.