ERC Starting Grant call 2021 has officially opened
Following our previous update: The
submission link to the ERC Starting Grant call 2021 is now available on the Funding
& Tenders portal.
On the same matter, here are some of the main
novelties in the 2021 ERC Starting Grant templates and information for
Part B1 (Extended Synopsis, Curriculum Vitae, Track Record)
- The Appendix: PIs need to include "all
current grants and on-going and submitted grant applications of the
- At the end of the template there is a reminder
that Part B1 should be submitted as one PDF document containing ALL the
elements required for evaluation and not split into separate documents as
the peer reviewers will only have access to one document.
Part B2 (Scientific Proposal)
- Page limit:
- The new page limit for Part B2 is 14 pages.
- The budget table and 8000-word description of
resources are written into Part A, they are no longer included as part of
the page limit for Part B2.
- The ERC 2021
StG & CoG Information for Applicants document, page 53: a template
for the 8000-word description of resources.
Budget Table (In the online submission form)
- A new 'Purchase costs' category (Column C) in
the budget table for projects based on actual costs (Travel &
subsistence, Equipment and Other goods, works and services) in
- Actual costs need to be specifically stated
under 'Purchase costs' and separated out from the 'Other cost categories'
category (Column D)
- No changes to the cost eligibility
conditions for these costs in Horizon Europe
Head of Sector and National Contact Point (NCP)
ERC, MSCA, Social Sciences and Humanities