Swiss Researchers Grab 29 Out of 236 ERC Grants

Five grants will go to chemists In its second competition for established top researchers ("Advanced Grants"), the European Research Council (ERC) has selected 236 research leaders to perform their pioneering research throughout Europe. Under the EU's 7th Research Framework Programme, the ERC supports projects aiming at making important discoveries. Each of the "Advanced Grants" amounts to up to € 3.5 million and the estimated total call budget is € 515 million.