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ERC Advanced Grants: €445 million from the EU to 190 senior research leaders

last modified Sep 21, 2015 11:51 AM

The European Research Council (ERC) has announced today the award of its prestigious Advanced Grants to 190 senior researchers. The funding, worth in total €445 million, will enable them and their teams to pursue ground-breaking ideas. These are the first ERC Advanced Grants awarded under the 'excellent science' pillar of Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation programme launched in 2014.

Congratulations to the following Cambridge academics in Physical Sciences and Engineering for receiving ERC Advanced Grants: Professor Norman Fleck on Multi-phase Lattice Materials; Professor Richard Friend on Excited electronic states in extended molecular systems and Professor Rudolphe Sepulchre on A multi-resolution theory for systems and control across scales.