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EU grants — EU grants – Five rising academic stars in a diverse range of fields have been granted highly competitive European Research Council Starting Grants
Competition for funding is stiff. Researchers spend a lot of time and effort trying to land the grants they need for their projects. For five of the university’s rising academic stars those concerns have been put on hold for the time being after they secured €1.5 million (DKK 11 million) EU Starting Grants. The five-year grants are awarded by the European Research Council and are aimed at allowing the recipients to focus on promising research.
Five ERC Starting Grants is an incredible result
Thomas Bjørnholm, prorector for research and innovation
The highly competitive Starting Grants are awarded to early career researchers from around the world and can serve as stepping stones to successful academic careers. A total of
De fem forskere, der har fået anerkendelse af Det Europæiske Forskningsråd (ERC) er:
“Five ERC Starting Grants is an incredible result. Not only does it reflect the depth of our talent pool, it also shows that it is appreciated in the rest of Europe. This speaks highly of our future,” Thomas Bjørnholm, the prorector for research and innovation, told nyheder.ku.dk.