ERC Advanced Grants are open to excellent established researchers who have a recent research track-record which identifies them as leaders in their respective field of research. ERC Advanced Grants allow research leaders of any nationality and any age to pursue ground-breaking, high-risk projects that open new directions in their respective research fields or other domains. Grants amount to up to €3.5 million for up to five years.
The call opened 17 June 2014 and deadline is 21 October 2014.
Please note that Switzerland is currently not eligible as host country. An SNSF Advanced Grant in the context of the Temporary Backup Schemes of the SNSF is under consideration.