ERC Awards 51 Grants for Innovation

The European Research Council (ERC) announced 51 ERC grant holders who will receive top-up funding to explore the commercial or innovation potential of the results of their EU funded research. Among other chemistry-related projects, there is one named “Scanner for novel chemical reactions and facebook of chemistry”, lead by Alexander Nesterov-Mueller (Karlsruher Institut für Tecnologie – KIT). Proof of Concept grants, worth €150,000 each and open to ERC grant holders, can be used, for example, to establish intellectual property rights, investigate business opportunities or conduct technical validation.

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