ERC Consolidator Grants: €630 Million from the EU to top researchers

Professor Johanna Kantola was among those who received ERC Consolidator Grant of two million euros. The European Research Council released a list of the results on on November 28, 2017.

“The ERC has announced today the awarding of the Consolidator Grants that go to 329 top researchers across Europe. The funding, part of the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme, is worth in total €630 million and will give them a chance to have far-reaching impact on science and beyond.

The ERC Consolidator Grants are awarded to outstanding researchers of any nationality and age, with at least seven and up to twelve years of experience after PhD, and a scientific track record showing great promise. Research must be conducted in a public or private research organisation located in one of the EU Member States or Associated Countries. The funding (maximum of €2 million per grant), is provided for up to five years and mostly covers the employment of researchers and other staff to consolidate the grantees’ teams.”

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