ERC frontier research

European Research Council (ERC) Funding for Frontier Research – 2 febbraio 2023

The European Research Council (ERC) supports frontier research across all fields and also awards grants to scientists and scholars from all over the world.

Since 2007, it has funded more than 12,000 projects and over 10,000 scientists and scholars from all over the world. 12 Nobel Prizes, 6 Fields Medals, 11 Wolf Prizes and dozens of important scientific prizes have been awarded to ERC grantees.

On 2 February 2023, the President of the ERC, Prof Maria Leptinwill discuss in an informal setting of how the ERC supports researchers from anywhere in the world. Prof Leptin will also share details about the opportunities for high-calibre researchers supported by the National Research Foundation Singapore (NRF) to make research visits to Europe, where they will have the opportunity to work in ERC-funded teams.


4.30pm – Welcome of all speakers (EURAXESS ASEAN & A*PECCS)

4.35pm – Opening remarks by H.E. Iwona Piorko, European Union Ambassador to Singapore

4.40pm – Welcome by Prof Barry Halliwell, Chairman of the BMRC Advisory Council (BMAC), A*STAR

4.50pm – ‘ERC Funding for Frontier Research’ Presentation by Prof Maria Leptin, President of the ERC

5.20pm – Q&A with Prof Leptin

5.40pm – Virtual Presentation on the ERC-NRF IA (Speaker TBC) followed by Q&A

6.00pm – End

6.00 – 6.30pm – Light refreshments


Feb 02 2023


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