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ERC Advanced Grants (currently running)

The European Research Council (ERC) supports outstanding scientists and scholars in order to advance frontier research and visionary projects and to open up new interdisciplinary fields of knowledge. The ERC Advanced Grant targets established researchers. The funding extends to a period of five years.


Research Project Scientist/Institute
AngioMature - Mechanisms of vascular maturation and quiescence during development, homeostasis and aging
(€ 2,339,000)
(in contract negotiation)
Prof. Dr. Hellmut Augustin, European Center for Angioscience, Heidelberg University and German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
BRONZEAGETIN - Tin Isotopes and the Sources of Bronze Age Tin in the Old World
(€ 2,340,800)
Project time: 1 Aug 2013 - 31 Jul 2018
Prof. Dr. Ernst Pernicka, Institute of Earth Sciences
EntangleGen - Entanglement Generation in Universal Quantum Dynamics
(€ 2,390,000)
Project time: 1 Oct 2016 - 30 Sept 2021
Prof. Dr. Markus Oberthaler, Kirchhoff-Institute for Physics (KIP), Faculty of Physics and Astronomy
ETMD ICEC - Efficient Pathways to Neutralization and Radical Production Enabled by Environment
(€ 2,500,000)
Project time: 1 Oct 2016 - 30 Sept 2021
Prof. Dr. Lorenz Cederbaum, Institute for Physical Chemistry (PCI), Faculty of Chemistry and Earth Sciences
Glowsome - Encapsulated Eukaryotic Ribosome Assembly
(€ 2,000,000))
Project time: 1 Sept 2017 - 31 Aug 2022
Prof. Dr. Eduard Hurt, Heidelberg University Biochemistry Center (BZH)
STARLIGHT - Formation of the First Stars
(€ 2,464,896)
Project time: 1 Feb 2014 - 31 Jan 2019
Prof. Dr. Ralph S. Klessen, Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics
SYNGENE - Global Mapping of Synthetic Genetic Interactions in Drosophila
(€ 2,500,000)
Project time: 1 Aug 2012 - 31 Jul 2018
Prof. Dr. Michael Boutros, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) & Medical Faculty Mannheim of Heidelberg University
TransFold – Molecular Biology of Nascent Chains: Co-translational Folding and Assembly of Proteins in Eukaryotes
(€ 2,069,000 )
Project time: 01 Oct 2017 - 30 Sept 2022
Prof. Dr. Bernd Bukau, Centre for Molecular Biology of Heidelberg University (ZMBH)


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