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Published on Tue, 21/04/2015 - 12:23

The European Commission has launched a call for proposals for the European Research Council (ERC) Proof of Concept scheme. This call is open to Principal Investigators holding an ERC grant that is ongoing, or which ended less than 12 months before the publication date of this call.

Summary Information:

  • Call identifier: ERC-2011-PoC
  • Date of publication: 29 March 2011
  • First deadline: 15 June 2011 at 17:00 (Brussels local time)
  • Final deadline: 8 November 2011 at 17:00 (Brussels local time)
  • Indicative budget: EUR 10 million from assigned revenues (approximately half of which will be for each of the two evaluation rounds following the deadlines above). The final budget awarded to this call, following the evaluation of projects, may vary by up to 10% of the total value of the call. The EC financial contribution shall be in the form of a grant corresponding to 100% of the total eligible and approved direct costs, and a reimbursement of a flat-rate of 7% of the total eligible direct costs towards indirect costs.

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