ERC Starting Grant 2025 workshop

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Research Services invites you to our ERC Starting Grants workshop on Monday, 27 May. The workshop is open to researchers who are planning to apply for an ERC Starting Grant (StG) with Lund University as their host institution. The workshop will be run by experienced staff from Research Services, and will cover the written and unwritten rules for success in with ERC Starting Grants, as well as giving you the framework you need to put together an optimized application.

You are welcome to register for this workshop if you are planning to apply for an ERC StG in the next call (call 2025) with Lund University as your host institution, or if you are interested in applying for an ERC grant in the future. The workshop will be held in Lund, in English. Lunch will be provided.

Date: 27 May 2024, 09:00 – 16:00.
Venue: Auditorium, ‘Inspira’ building, Medicon Village, Lund (

Extra session and training camp for ERC Starting Grants

In addition to the ERC workshop on 27 May, Research Services will arrange two connected events with the aim of giving ERC StG applicants an extra boost in the 2025 call. You are welcome to register for these activities if you are planning to apply for an ERC Starting Grant in the 2025 call.

On 10 June we have arranged an extra session to help you kick-start your proposal writing, and to receive feedback on your CV/Track Record. The session is in preparation for the ERC training camp later in late summer. In order to attend this session on 10 June, you must submit a short project synopsis, CV and track record (2 pages each, in total max 6 pages) by 3 June. Details on where to submit this material will be included in your confirmation email for attendance at the extra session at the end of May. This session will be held in person in Lund.

Date: Monday, 10 June, from 9.00 to 12:00.
Venue: Sharience, ‘The Spark’ building, Medicon Village, Lund (

On 13 – 14 August there will be a two-day, overnight training camp where you can participate in detailed discussions of application strategy with ERC evaluators and ERC grantees, as well as receive extensive feedback on your draft proposal. To attend this training camp, you must provide a draft proposal (section B1 of the application, including CV and Track Record) by 5 August. Submission details will be included when your place at the training camp is confirmed. Please note that places are limited, and in the event of oversubscription, we will allocate places to ensure equal access across the faculties. You may only attend the ERC training camp once.

Date: 13 – 14 August
Venue: Flädie Mat & Vingård, Bjärred (transport and accommodation will be provided)

Please register at this link (for all events) by 23 May 2024.

If you are interested in submitting an ERC Starting Grant proposal but are not able to attend these events, you can still receive support. To do so, please contact John Phillips and Kerstin Gidlöf directly to discuss your needs.

You are also welcome to contact us for further information on the ERC Starting Grants scheme or on the support events described above.


maj 3, 2024

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