The Mission of European Research Council (ERC) is to encourage quality research in Europe through competitive funding and support research in every field, based on excellence. This week is one of the initiatives that make part of a larger strategy to increase UA community’s awareness and success regarding the available opportunities within ERC. It includes a general info session and a 2-day hands-on activities.


Tuesday, 19th February 2019

14:30-16- ERC General Info Session

  • Welcome - Pro-Rector – Prof. João Coutinho
  • ERC basics (30 min)- GAI
  • ERC@UA (10 min) –Prof João Coutinho
  • Being an ERC Awardee – Practical Tips and Advice – tbc
  • Q&A
To whom? – This session is open to all UA researchers in any career stage and will be particularly helpful to early-career and mid-career participants, especially graduate students, post-docs, researchers, and faculty thinking about applying for funding to conduct research in Europe.

Where? – Sala de Atos, Rectory Building


Wednesday, 20th February 2019

10-12:30 - ERC grants: getting over the basics

14:30- 16:30 -
Workshop: The Scientific Proposal – analysis of a granted proposal (workshop setting)
  • Model: Practical and interactive group workshop ( 10-12 person)
  • To whom?-  These sessions are directed to UA researchers that are considering to present an application in the next 2 year period.
  • Trainers: Telma Esteves, Grants Advisor, EU Grants Office at University of Twente
  • Where? – tbc


16:45-17:30  - Individual Appointments

  • Model: One-to-one appointments for presenting in more detail the idea and CV and get some 1:1 feedforward/ comments.
  • To whom? This session is directed to UA researchers that will present an application in the frame of the work programmes 2019/2020 ( AdG, Syn, StG, Cog) . It is expected that the participants present a 5-minute pitch of ERC research idea and a detailed CV (templates will be provided in advance)  ( detailed CV to be handled by Feb 14)
  • Trainers: Telma Esteves, Grants Advisor, EU Grants Office at University of Twente
  • Where? – Sala B, edifício Reitoria ( tbc)

Thursday, 21st February 2019

10- 12:30 -Individual Appointments ( cont.)
14:30-16 - Individual Appointments ( cont.)



Download materials here

General Info Session.pdf | 14/03/2019 | Research@UA

ERC workshop_Telma Esteves_UA_2019-02-20_1.pdf | 14/03/2019 | Research@UA


última atualização a 15-03-2019
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