Objective: European Research Council ERC Proof of Concept Grant (Coordination and Support Action) provides additional funding to ERC grant holders to establish proof of concept, identify a development path and an Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) strategy for ideas arising from an ERC funded project.
Minimum number of participants: At least one independent legal entity established in one of the Member States, or one of the Associated Countries (in the case of the participation of more than one legal entity the participants are not obliged to establish a consortium agreement).
Eligibility criteria: All Principal Investigators benefitting from an ERC grant that is either ongoing or, where the project has ended less than 12 months before the publication date of this call are eligible to participate and apply for an ERC Proof of Concept Grant. See section 9.3 of the work programme.
Framework Programme: FP7
Specific Programme: IDEAS