European Research Council (ERC)

Funding from the European Research Council (ERC), the EU body supporting excellent researchers under the Horizon 2020 program, finances unconventional multidisciplinary and bottom-up proposals. Main objective of the ERC is to strengthen the European "frontier" research, in support of pioneering projects on the initiative of researchers from different scientific, technical and academic fields.

The University of Bergamo offers:

  • support for the development and writing of new applications and/or resubmissions in the research areas of the University;
  • additional research funds (up to 50k per year) for PhD scholarship, post-doctoral fellowship and scientific lab equipment;
  • extra research fundings from Fondazione Cariplo and Regione Lombardia (this grant is subordinated to the approval of the funding Institutions).
  • a dynamic and high-quality environment: University of Bergamo is in the top 100 of the Young University Ranking 2018.
Are you an ERC winner? Are you looking for a host institution?

The University of Bergamo welcomes researchers from all over the world and offers them the opportunity to work in a challenging academic environment. University of Bergamo invites expression of interest from researchers interested in submitting and ERC grant application with the University of Bergamo as the host institution.

 

Support offered

  • highly skilled staff ready to offer all the support needed;
  • support and guidance to develop the applications that we judge to be promising and that fit into one of our research area;

 

Research excellence

  • the University of Bergamo is ranked in the top 100 in the THE Young University Ranking 2017

 

Research funds

  • the University of Bergamo offers up to 50k extra research funds for phd scholarship, post-doctoral fellowship and scientific lab equipment;
  • extra fundings from Fondazione Cariplo and Regione Lombardia (this grant is subordinated to the approval of the funding Institutions)

 

To register your expression of interest in an ERC Grant with the University of Bergamo as the host institution, please get in touch with the University of Bergamo asap!

For additional information, please contact: Simonetta Romaniello or Damiana Curti