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Henrik Zetterberg
Professor Henrik Zetterberg has been selected as recipient of European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant.
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ERC Advanced Grant
Horizon Europe (2021–2027)

Funding of up to 2,5 million Euro, for a period of 5 years, for established researchers, who have a track-record of significant research achievements in the last 10 years.

Henrik Zetterberg
Professor of Neuro Chemistry
Project: "FLUBIODEM: Fluid Biomarkers for Neurodegenerativ Dementias"

Thierry Coquand
Professor at Computer Science and Engineering
Project: "ForCUTT: Formalisation of Constructive Univalent Type Theory"
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ERC Starting Grant 2021

ERC Starting Grant is awarded to researchers with 2-7 years of experience since completion of PhD, a scientific track record showing great promise and an excellent research proposal. The award is up to 1,5 million Euro for a period of 5 years.

Tintin Wulia
Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts, Academy of Art and Design
Project: Things for Politics’ Sake: Aesthetic Objects and Social Change
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Ann-Kristin Kölln
Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of political science
Project: The Benefits of Conflict: How Factions Can Enhance Political Parties’ Electoral Performance, short INTRAPARTY.
Read more about the research.

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Ann-Kristin Kölln
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ERC Synergy Grant
Horizon 2020 (2014-2020)

ERC Synergy Grant is awarded to 2–4 excellent researchers , who are addressing a joint research project. The research team can be awarded up to 10 million Euro for a period of 6 years.

Kristian Kristiansen, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Historical Studies (2020)
Project:
”COREX - From correlations to explanations: towards a new European prehistory”
Read more about the project.

ERC Advanced Grant
Horizon 2020 (2014–2020)

Funding of up to 2,5 million Euro, for a period of 5 years, for established researchers, who have a track-record of significant research achievements in the last 10 years.

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Johan Åkerman
Johan Åkerman
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Johan Åkerman
Faculty of Science, Department of Physics (2018)
"TOPSPIN – Topotronic multi-dimensional spin hall nano-oscillator networks"

Andrew Ewing
Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry and Molecular biology (2017)
"Nanoscale Biomeasurements of Nerve Cells and Vesicles: Molecular Substructure and the Nature of Exocytosis"

Richard Neutze
Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry and Molecular biology (2017)
"Structural mechanism coupling the reduction of oxygen to proton pumping in living cells"

Roger Butlin
Faculty of Science, Department of Marine Sciences (2015)
"The evolution of barriers to gene exchange"

Gunnar C Hansson
Sahlgrenska Academy, Institute of Biomedicine (2015)
"The Role of mucins and mucus in the diseases Cystic fibrosis, celiac disease, and ulcerative colitis"

ERC Consolidator Grant
Horizon 2020 (2014–2020)

ERC Consolidator Grant is awarded to researchers with 7-12 years of experience since completion of PhD, a scientific track record showing great promise and an excellent research proposal. The award is up to 2 million Euro for a period of 5 years.

Giovanni Volpe
Faculty of Science, Department of Physics (2020) receives 2 million euros for his project:
"Microscopic Active Particles with Embodied Intelligence".

Anders Rosengren
Sahlgrenska Academy, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology (2019)

"A new translational strategy for tailored treatment of type 2 diabetes"

Nir Piterman
IT Faculty
, Department of Computer Science and Engineering (2017)
"Distributed Synthesis: from Single to Multiple Agents"

Sebastian Westenhoff
Faculty of Science,
Department of Chemistry and Molecular biology (2016)
"Ultrafast Molecular Structural Dynamics"

Staffan I. Lindberg
Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science (2016)

"Failing and Successful Sequences of Democratization"

Maria Falkenberg Gustafson
Sahlgrenska Academy, Institute of Biomedicine (2015)

"The Enzymatic machinery of human Mitochondrial DNA Maintenance"

Henrik Zetterberg
Sahlgrenska Academy, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology (2015)

"Pathways to Alzheimer's disease"

ERC Starting Grant
Horizon 2020 (2014–2020)

ERC Starting Grant is awarded to researchers with 2-7 years of experience since completion of PhD, a scientific track record showing great promise and an excellent research proposal. The award is up to 1,5 million Euro for a period of 5 years.

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Bettina Schulz Paulsson
Bettina Schulz Paulsson
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Bettina Schulz Paulsson
Faculty of Humanities, Department for Historical Studies (2020) 
"NEOSEA Neolithic Seafaring and Maritime Technologies shaped a New World of Megalithic Societies (4700-3500 cal BC)"

Björn Redfors
Sahlgrenska Academy, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine (2020)
"De-StunHeartAttacks Re-defining clinical care and reasoning in ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) by shifting focus to ischemic myocardial stunning - Mechanisms prognostic implications and a new treatment"

Davide Angeletti
Sahlgrenska Academy, Institute of Biomedicine (2019)
"
B Cell Immunodominance in Antiviral Immunity"

Emma Börgeson
Sahlgrenska Academy, Institute of Medicine (2018)
"Inflammatory resolution and remodelling of the adipose extracellular matrix: key determinants of a metabolically healthy phenotype"

Adam Shehata
Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Journalism, Media and Communication (2018)
"Varieties of Media Effects"

Hiroki Shibuya
Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry and Molecular Medicine (2018)
"Study of telomere function in germ cells, relevant to the regulations of homologous recombination and telomere length maintenance across generations"

Karl Börjesson
Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry and Molecular Medicine (2017)
"Strong Coupling Between Molecules and Vacuum Fields: New Molecular Properties"

Giovanni Volpe
Faculty of Science, Department of Physics (2015)
"ComplexSwimmers - Biocompatible and Interactive Artificial Micro- and Nanoswimmers and Their Applications"

Finished projects within ERC Horizon

ERC Advanced Grant
Roger Butlin, Faculty of Science (BARRIERS)
Gunnar Hansson, Sahlgrenska Academy (MUC2GO)

ERC Consolidator Grant
Henrik Zetterberg, Sahlgrenska Academy (PATHAD)
Maria Falkenberg, Sahlgrenska Academy (DELMIT)

ERC Starting Grant
Giovanni Volpe, Faculty of Science (Complex Swimmers)

ERC Proof of Concept
Richard Neutze, Faculty of Science (Serial-X)
Giovanni Volpe, Faculty of Science (LUCERO)
Fredrik Bäckhed, Sahlgrenska Academy (Drug the bug)
Alexandre Antonelli. Faculty of Science (BioNote)

Finished FP 2008-2013

Alexandre Antonelli, Faculty of Science (2012)
Sebastian Westenhoff, Faculty of Science (2011)
Mate Erdelyi, Faculty of Science (2010)
Maria Falkenberg Gustafsson, Sahlgrenska Academy (2010)
Martin Bergö, Sahlgrenska Academy (2007)

Bo Rothstein, Faculty of Social Sciences (2013)
Andrew Ewing, Faculty of Science (2010)
Claes Gustafsson, Sahlgrenska Academy (2010) (Co-principal Investigator)
Kristian Kristiansen, Faculty of Humanities (2010)
Thomas Nyström, Faculty of Science (2010)
Thierry Coquand, IT Faculty (2009)
Helene Brembeck, Faculty of Business, Economics and Law (2008) (Co-principal Investigator)

Fredrik Bäckhed, Sahlgrenska Academy (2013)
Johan Åkerman, Faculty of Science (2012)

Kristian Kristiansen
Photo: Johan Wingborg

Kristian Kristansen, archaeologist at the University of Gothenburg. will lead and coordinate an international research project that has been awarded EUR 10 million in funding from the European Research Council.

ERC Grants

The ERC complements other funding activities in Europe such as those of the national research funding agencies, and is a flagship component of Horizon 2020, the European Union's Research Framework Programme for 2014 to 2020.