ERC Grants

 

Several outstanding researchers at NTNU have received grants from the European Research Council (ERC).

The ERC encourages in particular proposals that cross disciplinary boundaries, pioneering ideas that address new and emerging fields and applications that introduce unconventional, innovative approaches.

The award of a grant from ERC is the most prestigious funding a researcher can receive.

NTNU has designed the Onsager Fellowship and Outstanding Academic Fellows programmes as a means to double the number of ERC grants awarded to NTNU researchers from Horizon 2020 compared to the 7th Framework Programme.

 

ERC Grants and projects at NTNU

 

Associate Professor Yaksi Emre, NTNU. Photo: Yaksi Lab.Associate Professor Yaksi Emre

Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience
Centre for Neural Computation

ERC funded project
ChemosensoryCircuits – Function of Chemosensory Circuits

Professor Edvard Moser, NTNU. Photo: Ned Alley/NTNUProfessor Edvard Moser

Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience
Centre for Neural Computation

ERC funded projects
CIRCUIT – Neural circuits for space representation in the mammalian cortex
GRIDCODE – Cortical maps for space

Professor May-Britt Moser, NTNU. Photo: Geir Mogen/NTNU.Professor May-Britt Moser

Kavli Institue for Systems Neuroscience
Centre for Neural Computation

ERC funded project
ENSEMBLE – Neural mechanisms for memory retrieval

 

Researcher Jonathan Whitlock, NTNU.Researcher Jonathan Whitlock

Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience
Centre for Neural Computation

ERC funded project
RAT MIRROR CELL – Deconstructing action planning and action observation in parietal circuits in rats

PhD Ayumu Tashiro, NTNU. Photo: Geir Mogen, NTNU.PhD Ayumu Tashiro

Kavli Institue for Systems Neuroscience
Centre for Neural Computation

ERC funded project
AN07AT – Understanding computational roles of new neurons generated in the adult hippocampus