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Interview training for the ERC 2023 Synergy Grant

The Swedish Research Council is organising a webinar for European Research Council (ERC) Synergy grant (SyG) candidates to obtain advice and inspiration for ERC SyG interviews. The interview webinar is aimed at researchers who have progressed to step 3 of the evaluation process. Administrative staff at Swedish universities who work with research support for ERC applicants are also welcome to participate.


29 August 2023




Digital meeting via Zoom.


Registration is open until 28 August.

The webinar will be held in English.

The Swedish Research Council supports researchers who apply for grants from the European Research Council, ERC, in various ways. This webinar aims to prepare candidates with Swedish universities as host institutions for the interview with the ERC panel. The candidates will have the opportunity to meet and ask questions to previous ERC SyG recipients.

Invited researcher that share ERC SyG experiences:

  • Mikael Akke, Lund university, ERC SyG awardee 2022 (Life Sciences)
  • Kristian Kristiansen, Göteborgs university, ERC SyG awardee 2020 (Social Sciences and Humanities)




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