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Giovanni Volpe
Professor Giovanni Volpe has been selected as recipient of a new European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant. The 2-million-euro grant will be used for research aiming to take the next steps in the evolution of artificicial active matter systems.
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ERC Synergy Grant
Horizon 2020 (2014-2020)

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)

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Johan Åkerman
Johan Åkerman
Photo: Johan Wingborg

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"

FP7 2008–2013

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)

ERC Consolidator Grant
Horizon 2020 (2014–2020)

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"

FP7 2008–2013

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

ERC Starting Grant
Horizon 2020 (2014–2020)

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Bettina Schulz Paulsson
Bettina Schulz Paulsson
Photo: Johan Wingborg

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"

Fredrik Bäckhed
Sahlgrenska Academy, Institute of Medicine (2017)
"Identification of novel inhibitors to prevent microbial production of pro-diabetic metabolites"

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"

FP7 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)

ERC Proof of Concept
Horizon 2020 (2014–2020)

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Richard Neutze
Richard Neutze
Photo: Johan Wingborg

Richard Neutze
Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry and Molecular Medicinei (2020)
"Serial Crystallography solutions for synchrotron radiation facilities"

Giovanni Volpe
Faculty of Science, Department of Physics (2020)
"LUCERO - Smart Optofluidic Micromanipulation of Biological Samples"
Read more about his research.

Fredrik Bäckhed
Sahlgrenska Academy, Institute of Medicine (2017)
"Identification of novel inhibitors to prevent microbial production of pro-diabetic metabolites"

Alexandre Antonelli
Faculty of Science, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences (2015)
"
The Past, Present and Future of Neotropical Biodiversity"
Read more about his research.

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.