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ERC Grant Holder

The European Research Council (ERC) is the funding organization of the European Union. Each year, it selects research proposals from researchers of all nationalities whose projects are carried out in Europe.

Starting Grants provide funding of up to 1.5 million euros to excellent early-career researchers for a period of five years.
ERC Consolidator Grants are awarded to researchers seven to twelve years after completion of their doctorate. The research must be carried out in a public or private research institution in an EU member state or associated country.

The Advanced Grant supports experienced excellent researchers with up to 2.5 million euros over a maximum period of five years.

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Starting Grant des ERC

  • OPPORTUNITY - Inequalities in decision-making at critical junctions in life: The role of ability signals for sorting and selection
    Prof. Dr. Pia Pinger
  • Kinmatrix - Uncovering the Kinship Matrix: A New Study of Solidarity and Transmission in European Families
    Prof. Dr. Thomas Leopold, Institute of Sociology and Social Psychology (2020)
  • METAMOLE - Learning from naked mole-rats how to prevent ischaemic heart disease
    Dr. Jane Reznick, CECAD (2021)
  • CASTLES - Charge And Spin in TopologicaL Edge States
    Prof. Dr. Erwann Bocquillon, Institute for Experimental Physics (2021)
  • HIPPO - Housing, Inequality and Public Policies
    Prof. Dr. Sebastian Siegloch, ECONtribute (2022)
  • Managing People - Managing People - How Employees’ Social Preferences Shape the Returns to Management Practices
    Prof. Dr. Matthias Heinz, Professorship for Strategy (2022)
  • HYPERION - Optical Sequencing inside Live Cells with Biointegrated Nanolasers
    Prof. Dr. Marcel Schubert, Biointegrated Photonics (2022)
  • METABIONT - Dissection of the host-microbe crosstalk that controls metabolism and physiology in intestinal symbiosis
    Dr. Gilles Storelli CECAD (2022)

Consolidator Grant des ERC

  • conVIRgens    De- and reconstructing virulence strategies of fungal plant pathogens
    Prof. Dr. Gunther Döhlemann, Botanical Institute (2018)

  • ONCOFUM - Integrating the tissue-specificity and chronology of hereditary renal cancer predisposition
    Prof. Dr. Christian Frezza, CECAD (2019)

  • Aposite - Apoptotic foci: composition, structure and dynamics
    Prof.'in Dr. Ana Garcia, Institute for Genetics (2019)

  • MINORITYRULE - Democracy without Majorities:  Political Representation under Minority Rule
    Prof. Dr. Sven-Oliver Proksch, Cologne Center for Comparative Politics (2021)

  • ModEv - Modular Forms are Everywhere
    Prof.'in Dr. Katrin Bringmann, Mathematical Institute (2021) 

Advanced Grant des ERC

  • Exo-Oceans - Searching and Characterizing Extraterrestrial Subsurface Oceans
    Prof. Dr. Joachim Saur, Institute for Geophysics and Meteorology (2021)
  • Missions - Molecular Spectra of Missing Ions in the Laboratory and in Space
    Prof. Dr. Stephan Schlemmer, Institute for Astrophysics (2021)
  • REWILDING - Rewilding the Anthropocene. Human-Animal Assemblages in the Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area
    Prof. Dr. Michael Bollig. Department of Cultural and Social Anthropology (2022)
  • HyAngle - Challenging the fundamental limit of angular dispersion by hybridizing light and matter
    Professor Dr. Malte Gather, Department for Chemistry (2023)

ERC Synergy Grant