Enspire Science’s consulting services have been uniquely created to fit the specific requirements of our clients and the funding scheme they are after. A prominent feature of all services centers around TIME. Meaning – when to begin the chosen service, at which time-frames it is available, and until when it is offered per deadline.

 

Above all, our team needs time in order to ensure we provide our services at their highest quality. Our rule of thumb is to start working as soon as possible. With this in mind, and in order to provide our full attention and adhere to all parts of the selected service for each of our clients, we apply the following timelines and deadline schedules. It is advised to understand all time constraints relevant to your grant and call. 

 

Step #1: When to Secure a service with us

We accept new clients during specific time-frames, as dictated by the chosen service and grant call. As you consider booking our service, use the below table to know until when our service will be open for booking.

 

A couple of notes before getting started:

  1. The deadlines below are final. We will not accept new projects after these deadlines.
  2. In the case of a call with very high demand – we may become fully booked earlier than the dates mentioned below. For this reason, we recommend beginning the process as soon as possible.

ServiceUntil when can you secure this service
“Go/No-Go” ServiceUp to 3 months before the corresponding deadline

Standard ReviewUp to 2 months before the corresponding deadline
Deep Dive ServiceUp to 2 months before the corresponding deadline
Personalized ERC Interview Preparation ServiceOnly once you receive the first email invitation to the interview from the ERCEA, and up to 6 weeks before the ERC interview

Step #2: Service secured? 

Next – refer to our timelines for your specific grant call and chosen service

 

Once you have officially secured a service with us – we will work alongside a set timeline in relation to your specific call deadline. These are set to ensure the quality of our services in relation to additional deadlines and services our team works on.  During a dedicated time-frame, reviews towards a specific call deadline will receive top priority and full attention. 

 

As always, we recommend applicants to begin working on their applications as early as possible. 

 

For applicants interested in our Standard Review service: After booking the service, you will be asked to select a specific date for the review of your application. Available dates will be offered only within the time-frames indicated below, subject to our availability. 

 

For applicants interested in our Deep Dive service: Our support will be given continuously throughout the indicated time-frames.

 

Click the relevant funding scheme below and learn more about the specific timeline and deadline policies in regards to the service of your interest:

ERC services and deadline policies

For additional information regarding the ERC 2021-2022 deadlines – refer to our dedicated article.

CallDeadlineService TypeService time-frames, subject to actual availability
AdG 202131 August 2021

Standard1 May 2021 until 15 June 2021
Deep Dive1 May 2021 until the deadline
StG 202213 January 2022 (*)Standard1 September 2021 until 30 November 2021
Deep DiveReviews provided during the below time periods:
1) 1 May 2021 until 30 June 2021
2) 1 September 2021 until the deadline

**Slots dictated in relation to the proximity of the ERC 2021-2022 deadlines.
CoG 202217 March 2022 (*) Standard1 September 2021 until 31 January 2022
Deep DiveReviews provided during the below time periods:
1) 1 May 2021 until 30 June 2021
2) 1 September 2021 until 2 December 2021
3) 14 January 2022 until the deadline

**Slots dictated in relation to the proximity of the ERC 2021-2022 deadlines.
AdG 202228 April 2022 (*)
Standard1 September 2021 until 15 March 2022
Deep DiveReviews provided during the below time periods:
1) 1 September 2021 until 2 December 2021
2) 14 January 2022 until 3 February 2022
3) 18 March 2022 until the deadline

**Slots dictated in relation to the proximity of the ERC 2021-2022 deadlines.
SyG 202210 November 2021 (*)Standard1 May 2021 until 30 September 2021
Deep DiveReviews provided during the below time periods:
1) 1 May 2021 until 15 July 2021
2) 1 September 2021 until the deadline

**Slots dictated in relation to the proximity of the ERC 2021-2022 deadlines.

(*) Tentative dates

Personalized ERC Interview Preparation Services deadline policies

Type of ERC ServiceWhen is the best time to begin the process with us?Deadline for securing this service, subject to our availability
Personalized ERC Interview Preparation ServiceOnce you receive the first email invitation to the interview from the ERCEA6 weeks before the ERC Interview

Horizon Europe Collaborative Projects services deadline policies 

CallDeadlineServiceService time-frames, subject to actual availability
Horizon Europe RIA/IA/CSAVarious deadlinesStandardPlease contact us for more information regarding the specific topic you are interested in.
Deep DivePlease contact us for more information regarding the specific topic you are interested in.

MSCA services and deadline policies

CallDeadlineService typeService time-frames, subject to actual availability
MSCA-PF12 October 2021Standard1 May 2021 until 31 August 2021
Deep Dive1 May 2021 until the deadline
MSCA-DN16 November 2021Standard1 May 2021 until 5 October 2021
Deep Dive1 May 2021 until the deadline

EIC Funding – Including EIC Pathfinder, EIC Transition, and EIC Accelerator

CallDeadlineService typeService time-frames, subject to actual availability
EIC Pathfinder Open19 May 2021Standard24 April 2021 until 8 May 2021
Deep Dive24 April 2021 until the deadline
EIC Pathfinder Challenges27 October 2021Standard1 May 2021 until 15 September 2021
Deep Dive1 May 2021 until the deadline
EIC Transition Open22 September 2021Standard1 May 2021 until 11 August 2021
Deep Dive1 May 2021 until the deadline
EIC Transition Challenges22 September 2021Standard1 May 2021 until 11 August 2021
Deep Dive1 May 2021 until the deadline
EIC Accelerator Open – short applicationAnytimeAnytimeAnytime
EIC Accelerator Open – full application6 October 2021Standard10 June 2021 until 25 August 2021
Deep Dive10 June 2021 until the deadline
EIC Accelerator Challenges – short applicationAnytimeAnytimeAnytime
EIC Accelerator Challenges – full application6 October 2021Standard10 June 2021 until 25 August 2021
Deep Dive10 June 2021 until the deadline

Note regarding EIC Accelerator Open & Challenges: You may submit a short application via the European Funding & Tender Opportunities Portal at any time. If your short application is positively evaluated, you will be entitled to submit your full application to one of the cut-off dates within the next 12 months from the date of the response to your short application. You may decide which cut-off to apply to.

We are happy to work with you and help you meet your deadline with a competitive grant application.

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