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The European Research Council’s programme for 2022

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14.7.2021 – The European Research Council’s work programme includes over EUR 2.4 billion to fund grants for some 1,100 excellent scientists and scholars in the EU and associated countries. This is the ERC’s second work programme under Horizon Europe. The funding will be awarded in a series of grant competitions refereed by panels of internationally [...]

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EU grants €621 million for early-career scientists in order to conduct pioneering research

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3.9.2019 – Today the European Commission has announced the results of this year’s competition for the European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants,which are part of the EU’s Research and Innovation programme Horizon 2020.The grants, worth in total €621 million, have been awarded to 408 early-career scientists to help them build their own teams and conduct [...]

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EU-funded scientists unveil first ever image of a black hole

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11.4.2019 – The Commission has revealed the first ever image of a black hole taken by Event Horizon Telescope, a global scientific collaboration involving EU-funded scientists. This major discovery provides visual evidence for the existence of black holes and pushes the boundaries of modern science. The first ever observation of a black hole is the [...]

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100 scientists in EU in support of free flowing Mura river

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27.2.2019 – Today, on the final date of providing comments to the draft decree of the Ministry of Environment to protect the Mura River from eight hydropower dams, the Mura receives prominent support from Slovenia and other European countries.  In a joint statement sent to the ministry, 100 scientists from Slovenia, Austria, Germany, and other [...]

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