Instituto Superior Técnico

Direção de Projectos

Principles of ERC Funding

The ERC’s mission is to encourage the highest quality research in Europe through competitive funding and to support investigator-driven frontier research which cross the boundaries between different fields of research, based on scientific excellence. The ERC is a flagship component of Horizon 2020, the European Union’s Research Framework Programme for 2014 to 2020.

The ERC encourages proposals of an interdisciplinary nature, pioneering proposals addressing new and emerging fields of research and introducing unconventional, innovative approaches and scientific inventions.

What makes a competitive candidate?

What does ERC ofter?