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Seminar: What you need to know to win an ERC

Even though there are as many ways to write a proposal to the European Research Council as there are applicants, experience says there are better ways than others. The ERC is very competitive and by being strategic you can make your proposal stand out.

Time: Fri 2024-05-31 13.00 - 16.00

Location: KTH Campus, Lindstedtsvägen 5, D3

Language: English

Participating: Prof. Dejan Kostic, Prof. Danica Kragic Jensfelt, Gustav Sigeman

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 Please register before the deadline of 24 May using this link:

The seminar shares KTH: s experience from the last ten years from an international perspective, complemented by insights from researchers who have been successful in applying, but also participating in ERC panels. If you are considering applying and wonder what characterizes a competitive idea, you should attend.


Senior Research Advisor Gustav Sigeman, RSO, gives a general introduction to ERC, its history, types of grants, how it is different from national funding, and shares KTH:s history of ERC from an international perspective.

Things to know and keep in mind when writing a winning proposal – presentation made by Prof. Dejan Kostic (EECS), double ERC grantee with extended experience as a panel reviewer/chair (PE6)

Invited speaker – KTH ERC-grantee Prof. Danica Kragic Jensfelt (EECS) shares her experiences of applying for and being awarded StG, AdG, and Synergy grants, as well as panel reviewer (PE7)


Concluding remarks

Naturally, there will be a coffee break.


Please register before the deadline of 24 May using this link: