ERC Grants

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

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

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Immediately after the notification from the European Commission

Consolidator Grant to:

Professor Fredrik Jutfelt, Department of Biology, and the research project CLIMEVOLVE – Evolution and mechanisms of thermal performance – answers through artificial selection in zebrafish.


Advanced Grant to:

Professor Kristin Ytterstad Pettersen, Department of Engineering Cybernetics, and the research project CRÈME – Control of light vehicle-manipulator systems.


Advanced Grant to:

Adjunct Professor Henrik Koch, Department of Chemistry, and the research project QuantumLight.


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The ERC Grants receieved by our researchers

 

Arne Brataas

Arne Brataas, photo.INSULATRONICS 

Controlling Electric Signals with Insulating Antiferromagnets and Insulating Ferromagnets

ERC-ADG-2014 – ERC Advanced Grant

Grant agreement ID: 669442

Photo: Per Henning/NTNU

Christian Doeller

Christian Doeller, photo.GEOCOG

Cognitive Geometry: Deciphering neural concept spaces and engineering knowledge to empower smart brains in a smart society

ERC-2016-COG – ERC Consolidator Grant

Grant agreement ID: 724836

Photo: Bård Ivar Basmo/Kavli Institute, NTNU

Dennis Meier

Dennis Meier, photo.ATRONICS

Creating building blocks for atomic-scale electronics

ERC-2019-COG – ERC Consolidator Grant

Grant agreement ID: 863691

Photo: Thor Nielsen/NTNU

 

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Edvard Moser

Edvard Moser, photo.KiloNeurons

Populations Codes for Space in the Mammalian Cortex

ERC-SyG – Synergy Grant

Grant agreement ID: 951319


CIRCUIT

Neural circuits for space representation in the mammalian cortex

ERC-AG-LS5 – ERC Advanced Grant

Grant agreement ID: 232608


GRIDCODE

Cortical maps for space

ERC-AG-LS5 – ERC Advanced Grant

Grant agreement ID: 338865

Photo: Bård Ivar Basmo/Kavli Institute, NTNU

May-Britt Moser

May-Britt Moser, photo.ENSEMBLE

Neural mechanisms for memory retrieval

ERC-AG-LS5 – ERC Advanced Grant

Grant agreement ID: 268598

Photo: Bård Ivar Basmo/Kavli Institute, NTNU

Bernt-Erik Sæther

Bernt-Erik Sæther, photo.STOCHPOP

Stochastic Population Biology in a Fluctuating Environment

ERC-AG-LS8 – ERC Advanced Grant

Grant agreement ID: 268562

Photo: Per Henning/NTNU

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May-Britt Tessem

May-Britt Tessem, photo.ProstOmics

'Tissue is the issue': a multi-omics approach to improve prostate cancer diagnosis

ERC-2017-STG – ERC Starting Grant

Grant agreement ID: 758306

Photo: Geir Otto Johansen/NTNU

 

Jan Torgersen

Jan Torgersen, photo.ELECTRODE

Exploring the Limits of Mass Transport in Electro-Chemical Energy Converters ThRough uncOnstrained Design and Interface Engineering

ERC Starting Grant

Grant agreement ID: 949807

Photo: Thor Nielsen/NTNU

 

Francesca Verones

Francesca Verones, photo.ATLANTIS (Cordis)

ATLANTIS (project page)

Whales, waste and sea walnuts: incorporating human impacts on the marine ecosystem within life cycle impact assessment

ERC-2019-STG – ERC Starting Grant

Grant agreement ID: 850717

Photo: Lars Robert Bang/NTNU

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Jonathan Whitlock

Jonathan Whitlock, photo.RAT MIRROR CELL

Deconstructing action planning and action observation in parietal circuits in rats

ERC-SG-LS5 – ERC Starting Grant

Grant agreement ID: 335328

Photo: Bård Ivar Basmo/Kavli Institute, NTNU

Nicholas Worth

Nicholas Worth, photo.TAIAC

Breaking the paradigm: A new approach to understanding and controlling combustion instabilities

ERC-StG-2015 – ERC Starting Grant

Grant agreement ID: 677931

Photo: Thor Nielsen/NTNU

Emre Yaksi

Emre Yaksi, photo.CHEMOSENSORYCIRCUITS

Function of Chemosensory Circuits

ERC-SG-LS5 – ERC Starting Grant

Grant agreement ID: 335561

Photo: Bård Ivar Basmo/Kavli Institute, NTNU