Get ready to apply for ERC! Info on 22.1.2021

ERC Starting and Consolidator grant calls are projected to close in March and April 2021. Join us on Friday 22.1.2021 to hear the latest news, insights and proposal tips concerning ERC funding.

The event is a Zoom-webinar, and it is open to all researchers and research support staff. 


9.00-9.45 Annika Raitala, Maiju Gyran, Anna Kalliomäki: ERC funding – general information and some practical tips for the applicants

9.45-10.30 Research funding specialist Maria Maunula: Are you (and your idea) an ERC fit?

10.30-11.00 Break

11.00-11.30 ERC Starting Grant recipient Pekka Peljo

11.30-12.00 ERC SH-panel member Eeva Furman: Paving the way through the ERC evaluation process: evaluators perspective

Sign up here at the latest on 17.1.2021! A link to the webinar will be sent to your email address after the registration period has ended.

Please join the event about 10 minutes before to check your connection and settings. Webinar will not be recorded. Please keep your camera off and microphone muted during the webinar presentations. 

Research Funding unit at the University of Turku is the host of the event. In case of questions, please contact

Additional info

To get the most out of the event, have a look at the European Research Council’s videos below about ERC funding and the application process.  

New ERC explanatory videos and webpage

OpenERC - The ultimate guide for developing a successful ERC proposal

When preparing your application, take a look at a comprehensive and detailed guide by Key Innovations: OpenERC. You will need to register first with your organization email, but the guide is free-to-use.