The European Research Council (ERC) has opened its call for applications to its Consolidator Grants funding program. This grant offers researchers the opportunity to establish a research team and career in Europe. This opportunity is intended for early to mid-career researchers with 7-12 years of experience since completing their PhD. Researchers should have a strong scientific track record having produced several important publications as main author and present an excellent research proposal.
Interested applicants should identify a host institution located in an EU Member State or associated country (PDF link). Consolidator Grants can award up to € 2 million for a 5-year period with additional funds available for start-up costs where applicable.
The deadline for the 2021 open call is April 20, 2021.