ERC AdG Principal Investigators are expected to be active researchers and to have a track record of significant research achievements in the last 10 years which must be presented in the application. As an example for ERC-AdG-2019 call researcher are expected to present their since 1 January 2009.
If a Principal Investigator so chooses, his or her achievements over a longer period than the past ten years can be considered in the following circumstances like maternity, paternity leave, long-term illness or clinical qualification. For maternity, the track record considered can be extended by 18 months, or if longer by the amount of leave actually taken, for each child born before or during the last ten years. If you are unsure about your eligibility please contact us.
A competitive Advanced Grant Principal Investigator must have already shown a record which identifies them as an exceptional leader in terms of originality and significance of their research contributions.
Advanced Grants may be awarded up to a maximum of 2.5 Million Euros for a period of 5 years. However, this budget may go up to a maximum of 3.5 Million Euros to cover (a) eligible "start-up" costs for Principal Investigators moving to the EU or an Associated Country like Turkey from elsewhere as a consequence of receiving the ERC grant and/or (b) the purchase of major equipment and/or (c) access to large facilities.
ERC-2019-AdG call is open for applications now. Deadline for proposal submission is 29th August 2019.
Funding and Tenders Call page: Link
According to 2019 Work Programme, the resubmision restrictions will apply for researchers who received B or C from ERC 2018 calls (StG, CoG and AdG) or C from ERC 2017 calls (StG, CoG and AdG) will not be eligible for 2019 AdG call.
Rules for Submission and Evaluation
Guide for Peer Reviewers
Horizon 2020 Annotated Model Grant Agreement
Horizon 2020 ERC Model Grant Agreement (Mono-Beneficiary)
Horizon 2020 ERC Model Grant Agreement (Multi-Beneficiary)
Horizon 2020 Online Manual (Submit A Proposal)
Participant Portal IT Manual
TÜBİTAK H2020 Support and Award Programmes:
You may apply to the below mentioned TÜBİTAK H2020 Support and Award Programmes which were designed to increase Turkey’s participation to the ERC calls.
- ERC Principle Investigator Advancement Programme: This programme involves, proposal pre-evaluation support, participation to project proposal writing and submission trainings and travel support.
- Above-Threshold-Award: This is an award given for ERC applicants that passed the first evaluation step. The amount of the award is maximum 60,000 TL (approx. 9,000 EUR) and it is calculated based on the mark received after the evaluation.
- Success Award: This is an award given to ERC Principle Investigators and their host institutions. The amount of the award is maximum 2,250,000 TL (approx. 330,000 EUR) for Advanced Grants and it is calculated according to the project budget and the project duration.
- Transfer Award: This is an award given to ERC Principle Investigators that bring their project to Turkey and their host institution The amount of the award is maximum 500,000 TL (approx 75,000 EUR) and is calculated according to the project duration in Turkey.