PublISHED ON 10 December 2019

UpDATED ON 10 December 2019

10 researchers in Sweden to receive an ERC Consolidator grant

Today, the ERC published the results of the call for Consolidator grants. The grants are intended for researchers whose PhDs were awarded 7-12 years ago. A total of 301 researchers will share more than 600 million EUR, to be used to conduct excellent research. The average grant is 2 million EUR paid across five years.

Chalmers University of Technology

  • Åsa Haglund, UV-LASE: Out of the blue: membrane-based microcavity lasers from the blue to the ultraviolet wavelength regime
  • Fredrik Westerlund, nanoDNArepair: Next Generation Nanofludic Devices for Single Molecule Analysis of DNA Repair Dynamics

University of Gothenburg

  • Anders Rosengren, TRANSLATIONAL: A new translational strategy for tailored treatment of type 2 diabetes

Karolinska Institutet

  • Camilla Svensson, ANTIBODYPAIN: Autoantibodies and chronic pain - Unraveling new mechanisms contributing to pain in rheumatic disease
  • Myriam Aouadi, MacinNASH: Revealing the contribution of liver macrophage populations to NASH in insulin resistance

Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)

  • Bob Sturm, MUSAiC: Music at the Frontiers of Artificial Creativity and Criticism
  • Dimos Dimarogonas, LEAFHOUND: Leader-follower hybrid control and task planning for multi-agent systems under spatiotemporal logic specifications

Lund University

  • Filipe Carlos Pereira, TrojanDC: Harnessing dendritic cell reprogramming for cancer immunotherapy

Stockholm University

  • Ilona Riipinen, INTEGRATE: An Integrated View on Coupled Aerosol-Cloud Interactions

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)

  • Paul Kardol, THRESHOLD: Thresholds and tipping points in ecosystem responses to global warming

The ERC website has more statistics and a list of all the grant recipients.external link

PUBLISHED ON 10 December 2019

UpDATED ON 10 December 2019

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