Maja Pantic (HMI group / Imperial College) received one of the appr. 300 ERC Starting Grants. ERC stands for European Research Council and offers Grants for starting researchers and for researchers that have already established themselves as independent research leaders. The ERC is established by the European Commission and funded through the EU 7th Research Framework Programme
ERC Starting Grants are designed to boost the careers of researchers, who may be working in any area of science, at the time they are establishing themselves as independent research leaders. Maja Pantic was already in 2002 awarded with a Veni-award.
Many gratulations!!! And we wish Maja lots of success in her future career!