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ERC info session


March 13, 2017 (13.00 - 15.00)


University of Twente (Zuidhorst Building, room ZH286)

Grants from the European Research Council (ERC) support individual researchers of any nationality and age, who wish to pursue high-risk high-gain research in Europe. For an overview on rules of participation and insights on what makes an ERC grant application successful, we invite you to join this information session.

Dutch National Contact Point Doenja Koppejan (RVO) will inform on the type of grants, eligibility criteria and evaluation process. Complementing this information, tips and tricks on how to address an ERC application will be given. A UT ERC laureate will share personal experience during grant application.

Note that this ERC info session is the first step in the yearly preparation scheme provided by the University of Twente, to researchers considering an ERC application. For those wishing to apply in 2018, the info session precedes an intensive ERC training session provided by the EU-Office and the Career Development Centre. This training is designed to go deep into proposal preparation (including working on research idea and CV), for those committed to applying in the coming ERC calls.

The next ERC training session is tentatively scheduled for June 27, 2017. Registration will soon be possible.

Programme ERC info session (march 13):

13.00-14.00 ERC grants: the rules of the game

Conditions of participation, including eligibility and evaluation criteria. “Go/ no-go” considerations for an ERC application: PI's profile and research idea. 

14.10-15.00 Tips and tricks for a successful application

Aspects considered key for getting an ERC grant: reflections from evaluation reports and laureates’ experiences. A UT ERC laureate will share experience in the first person.

If you have questions
Telma Esteves
ERC Grants Advisor