The highly competitive ERC grants are awarded by the European Research Council (ERC) to highly talented scientists within the research framework programme "Horizon 2020". Sole evaluation criterion is scientific excellence of researcher and research proposal, the grants are open to all disciplines. ERC grants come in three categories: Starting Grants (2-7 years after PhD), Consolidator Grants (7-12 years after PhD), and Advanced Grants (no limit).
ERC Grant Groups in the astroparticle physics
- Neutrinos and the origin of cosmic rays
ERC Grant Group Leader: Dr. Walter Winter
Research Field: Astroparticle Physics Theory
ERC Grant Category: Consolidator Grant (1.75 Mio. Euro)