Event: ERC 2024 Proof of Concept Grant: Call Information Webinar

14:00 to 15:30 UK time
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Aim of the event

The webinar will provide participants with a practical overview of the ERC Proof of Concept Grant scheme. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the proposal format and the key issues they are required to address in planning, writing and costing a proposal. The evaluation procedure and how to approach writing an application will also be explained.

Who should attend?

The session is aimed at:

  • ERC Principal Investigators on ongoing ERC projects
  • ERC Principal Investigators of ERC projects that finished less than 12 months before 1 January 2024
  • Research support staff who will be supporting these applications

Programme outline

Thursday 16 November (14:00-15:30 UK time) – provides a brief overview of the European Research Council and the nature of an ERC Proof of Concept Grant; UK participation in the ERC; eligibility criteria and proposal development, information on the submission process and how proposals are evaluated.
There will be ample opportunity to ask questions during the webinars.

Technical specifications

This webinar will be delivered using the ‘Zoom’ online conference facility. No purchasing of software is necessary, but prior registration is mandatory.

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The webinar will be recorded and made available for streaming alongside a copy of the presentation slides after the end of the webinar.

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