Overview: ERC Consolidator Grant
General Program name ERC Consolidator Grant
Funds for PI starting grants
Scope International
Fields of science All fields of Science
Duration 5 years
Program web site https://erc.europa.eu/funding/consolidator-grants
Number of calls per year 1
Eligibility EU-Life institution BRIC, Babraham, CEITEC, CeMM, CRG, Curie, FIMM, FMI, IEO, IGC, MDC, NKI, VIB
Applicant's Level of Experience (years after PhD) PhD degree (or equivalent degree) awarded at more than 7 and up to 12 years prior to 1st January of the call year
Applicant's Nationality Any
Other Important Requirements ­Expected to have already shown the potential for research independence and evidence of maturity (at least one important publication without the participation of their PhD supervisor) - Should have demonstrated a promising track-record of early achievements appropriate to their research field and career stage (significant publications as main author in major international peer-reviewed multidisciplinary scientific journals or in the leading international peer-reviewed journals of their respective field; invited presentations in well established international conferences; granted patents; awards and prizes, etc) - Must demonstrate the ground-breaking nature, ambition and feasibility of their scientific proposal
Funding type & amounts Fellowship (net salary, exempt of national taxes) n/a
Working contract (gross salary) n/a
Other allowances Up to 2,000,000 EUR/grant (including up to 25%overheads) Up to an additional of 500,000 EUR for start-up costs for PIs moving from 3rd countries, major equipment, access to large facilities.
Next deadline Feb. 7, 2019, 5 p.m.
Past submissions outcomes
Year Available fellowships Success rates
2017 329 13%
2019 information to follow information to follow