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    ERC Grants Information Event

    14-06-2019, 11:30–14:00 in Manno
    Registration fee: free

    ERC Grants fund excellent, ground-breaking individual research projects carried out by promising, excellent scientists, and are open to any discipline from any scientific field, with no pre-defined topics, nor thematic priorities.

    Types of ERC Grants:

    • Starting Grants: for researchers with 2-7 years of experience after PhD. Indicative deadline: October 2019
    • Consolidator Grants: researchers with 7-12 years of experience after PhD. Indicative deadline: February 2020
    • Advanced Grants: established researchers leaders in their respective field. Deadline: 30 August 2019/ indicative deadline: summer 2020
    • Synergy Grants: for 2-4 outstanding PIs with complimentary background. Indicative deadline: Autumn 2019

    Be aware that these are the last ERC calls in Horizon 2020: do not miss the chance to submit your ERC application!

    During this event, you will learn more about eligibility conditions, proposal preparation and the evaluation criteria, as well as tips and tricks on how to better prepare your application. You will also hear from a successful ERC Grantee, who will share with us his experience.


    11:30–11:40 Welcome
    11:40–12:40 ERC Grants, Presentation + Q&A
    Véronique Sordet - National Contact Point ERC, Euresearch Network Office
    12:40–13:10 ERC Grantee Testimonial + Q&A
    Prof. Piotr Didyk - Università della Svizzera italiana, Faculty of Informatics, ERC grantee of project "PERDY - Perceptually-Driven Optimizations of Graphics Content for Novel Displays"
    13:10–14:00 Networking Lunch


    SUPSI, Dipartimento economia aziendale, sanità e sociale
    Stabile Piazzetta, Aula 122
    Via Violino 11
    6928 Manno

    Targeted Audience

    This event is open to any researcher wishing to learn more about the forthcoming ERC Grant calls. For general information please consult the ERC documentation.


    This workshop is free of charge but registration is compulsory.

    14-06-2019, 11:30–14:00 in Manno
    Registration fee: free

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    Contact Information / Organiser

    Euresearch Lugano
    Servizio Ricerca USI-SUPSI
    Via Lambertenghi 10 a
    CH - 6904 Lugano
    Tel.: +41 058 666 4715

    More information

    After the networking lunch, you will have the possibility to have an individual meeting with Ms. Véronique Sordet, NCP ERC, to discuss your project application. If you are interested in such a meeting, please inform us via email in addition to registering to the event.

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