Developing a highly competitive ERC grant proposal that meets both written and “unwritten” rules requires months of work and preparation. Once you have a near-final draft, it is incredibly important to ensure the competitiveness and overall quality of your proposal.

The ERC Standard Review service resembles the official review process and provides you with a detailed report about the way the project is presented.

Our team’s single review cycle, followed by the Q&A session, will verify that all essential elements are properly addressed, and that the proposal is formatted and presented “by the book”. The feedback that we provide, based on our ongoing work and experience with ERC, can be used to improve the proposal readiness prior to actual submission.

The outcome of our Standard Review is a detailed report which covers both technical and conceptual aspects of your proposal.

The conceptual aspects we cover include, but are not limited to:

  • Research objectives
  • Novelty & high-risk
  • High-gain
  • Hypothesis-driven research
  • Incremental work
  • Risk assessment and scientific feasibility
  • Open-end research
  • Methodology and research plan
  • Basic vs. applicative science
  • Preliminary results vs. feasibility
  • The PI’s unique position to lead this project
  • Collaborations
  • And more…

The technical aspects we cover include, but are not limited to:

  • Any relevant eligibility issues
  • Any errors that may lead to technical rejection
  • Abstract
  • CV evaluation
  • Track record evaluation
  • Overall formatting of all sections
  • And more…

Please refer to our timeline and deadline policies to learn more about the best time for this service, and our deadline for accepting new applications.

Project Selection Ethics: Enspire Science prides itself on seeing through professional excellence across all the services we offer. In doing so, we ensure sufficient time is allocated to each application to ensure it meets its full potential. As such, we carefully select and engage with researchers and applications where we can identify that the core concept is relevant, and there exists viable potential to win and be funded. In the instance that we deem necessary, we may require a Go/No-Go screening before officially working together to ensure this engagement has the utmost potential for success.

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