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PublISHED ON 27 April 2020

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Three researchers in Sweden to receive an ERC Proof of concept grant

It has now been decided who will recieve an ERC Proof of concept grant in the first call 2020. The ERC Proof of Concept funding is made available to those who already have an ERC award, and will cover activities at the very early stage of turning research outputs into a commercial or socially valuable proposition. 55 researchers were awarded this grant, worth 150 000 euro. Three of those are affiliated to a Swedish university.

University of Gothenburg

Giovanni Volpe, LUCERO: Smart Optofluidic micromanipulation of Biological Samples

Karolinska Institutet

Thomas Helleday, DOIFF: Development of small molecule OGG1 Inhibitor and proof of concept in bleomycin-induced disease model of Inflammation and pulmonary Fibrosis

Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)

Joachim Oberhammer, TERAFILT: High-Q filter banks enabling unprecedented selective and high-sensitivity radiometers for environmental sensing

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

Deadline for the next call of ERC Proof of concept is 17 September 2020external link

PUBLISHED ON 27 April 2020

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