European Research Council (ERC) Grants

ERC Grants represent the most prestigious European grants to individual researchers. The most talented young researchers can be awarded a Starting Grant or a Consolidator Grant while well-established researchers can receive an Advanced Grant. The ERC only supports ground-breaking projects and the most creative researchers.

Several researchers at the University of Fribourg have received these awards from the European Research Council (ERC):

Prof. Philipp Werner

Prof. Philipp Werner, Department of Physics, received an ERC Starting Grant that allows him to work on real-time dynamics of correlated many-body systems.
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Prof. Simon Sprecher

Prof. Simon Sprecher, Department of Biology, received an ERC Starting Grant that funds an ambitious project on brain research in fruit flies.

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Prof. Björn Rasch

Prof. Björn Rasch, Department of Psychology, received an ERC Starting Grant that will allow him to continue his research in the field of Sleep and Sleep disorder.

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Prof. Philippe Cudré-Mauroux

Prof. Philippe Cudré-Mauroux, Department of Informatics received an ERC Consolidator Grant to support his work in the field of Big Data application.

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Prof. Nathalie Banerji

Prof. Nathalie Banerji, Department of Chemistry received an ERC Starting Grant for her work on organic electronic material.

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