ERC National Contact Point

The ERC National Contact Point (NCP) is a free service for anyone who is currently based in the UK. It is also available to anyone who wishes to apply with a UK-based organisation for an ERC grant or has already been awarded one.

UKRO has temporarily closed the phone lines for the ERC National Contact Point but the Helpdesks continue to operate via

We also offer online meetings. You can request this through the e-mail address above.

Sign up for UK Horizon Europe newsletters for regular updates to the programme from the UK National Contact Points.

The ERC UK National Contact Point is funded by the Department for Science, Innovation & Technology.

ERC National Contact Point resources

UKRO provides the following free and publicly available resources to support those interested in applying for ERC funding or those awarded ERC funding.

ERC page: an overview of funding schemes available under ERC Work Programmes.

Calls page: an overview of upcoming opportunities to apply for ERC funding.

Events: upcoming ERC call information and proposal writing events that we organise for each ERC call. You can also access presentation slides and webinar recordings from past events.

Social media: our Twitter feed primarily focuses on the ERC and Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions. Follow us for announcements, news of our activities and stories about these flagship European schemes supporting fundamental research.

Last updated: 1 March 2024

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