The ERC supports investigator-driven frontier research across all academic disciplines, on the basis of scientific excellence. This funding opportunity can be marked by its ‘elusive’ nature and abundance of both written rules and ‘unwritten’ expectations for success.

Learn below how Enspire Science supports you through every step of the grant preparation process:

Pre-Award Courses

Begin with our customized online courses to learn both written and “unwritten” rules of this funding opportunity.

  • ERC Basics online course Getting to know the ERC grant
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  • ERC Beyond online course Achieving a highly competitive ERC grant proposal
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  • Customized Courses for Research Managers and Funding Advisors – A dedicated and customized ERC
    course for Research Managers and Funding Advisors
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Pre-Award Consulting Services

For individual assistance during the proposal preparation process, consider our selection of pre-award services. The services differ both in the extent of our feedback and the duration of our work together.


Pre-Award Service: ERC Interview phase


  • ERC Interview online course – An online pre-recorded course covering general information, rules, and important tips about the ERC Interview
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  • ERC Interview preparation service – For researchers that have been invited to the ERC Interview, consider our individual and interactive service preparing the researcher for the ERC Interview
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Enspire Science Knowledge Base: ERC

Would you like to learn more about ERC on your own? Discover our selection of helpful articles and guides:

  • Grant basics

    Guide: ERC’s unwritten rules

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  • Grant basics

    ERC Grant: Bringing You One Step Closer

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  • Grant basics

    How to correctly assess ERC High-Risk

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Enspire Science's ERC Tools

Refer to our customized ERC tools below for additional assistance


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