Τhe European Research Council funds 7 Greek researchers
The European Research Council (ERC) has announced the awarding of its Consolidator Grants to 314 top researchers from 39 nationalities in Europe, among them 7 Greek researchers. The funding, worth a total of €605 million will for instance advance new regenerative therapies for heart diseases, novel algorithms to make computer networks more resilient or our understanding how illicit markets work.
The ERC has evaluated 2,274 research proposals this time, out of which 13.8% have been selected for funding. Twenty-eight percent of grants were awarded to female applicants. The grants will create an estimated 2,000 jobs for postdocs, PhD students and other staff working in the grantees’ research teams. ERC Consolidator Grants are designed to back up researchers who want to establish their research teams and continue developing a successful career in Europe. The scheme also strengthens independent and excellent new individual research teams that have been recently created.
See the 7 Greek researchers:
1.Adamantidis Antoine from the University of Bern
2.Kioupkiolis Alexandros from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
3.Nenes Athanasios from the Greek Foundation for Research and Technology
4.Konstantatos Gerasimos from the Institute of Photonic Sciences in Spain
5.Tsakiris Emmanouil from the Royal Holloway and Bedford New College
6.Delimatsis Panagiotis from the Tilburg University
7.Amiridis Vassilis from the National Observatory of Athens
The ERC, set up by the European Union in 2007, is the first European funding organisation for excellent frontier research. Every year, it selects and funds the very best, creative researchers of any nationality and age, to run projects based in Europe.