Two researchers in Sweden to receive an ERC-2023-Proof of Concept Grant

It has now been decided who will recieve an ERC Proof of Concept Grant in the first call 2023. Two researchers are affiliated to a Swedish university.

The ERC Proof of Concept Grant 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. The grant amount is 150 000 euro.

ERC-2023-PoC will have a total of three deadlines. Now the results from the first round have arrived. 66 researchers from 16 different countries were awarded. Two of those are affiliated to a Swedish university.

Karolinska Institutet

Magnus Ingelman-Sundberg with the project: SPHERO-NASH, A novel NASH model for target and drug candidate identification

Lunds University

Christelle Prinz with the project: PRABio, Protein Ruler to Create Affordable Biosensor Diagnosis for the Many

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

Next deadline for ERC-2023-PoC is 21 September.

Sweden and ERC Proof of Concept Grant 2022

Last year, a total of 10 researchers with a Swedish host institution received an ERC Proof of Concept Grant.



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