In order to take into account the impact of COVID-19 and the precautionary measures applied by different national agencies, it has been decided to postpone the ERC seminar scheduled 17-18 March at Tallinn University. We will announce the new dates in several months and will notify all interested participants in due time. We are sorry for inconveniences.
*Subject to small changes"
Day one, March 17
Location: Room M-134, the ground floor of Mare building
09.15 Registration & coffee
09.45 Opening note
Katrin Niglas, Vice-Rector for Research, Tallinn University
10.00 ERC Essentials - getting to know the ERC grants
Call types, eligibility requirements; budget; ethics, additional documentation.
Kristin Kraav, Senior Adviser, Department of International Research Cooperation,
Estonian Research Council
10:45 Short break
11.00 ERC - transition to Horizon Europe
Updates and changes to the 2021 ERC calls. ERC schemes, evaluation process, updates and transition to Horizon Europe. Guidance on the proposal, evaluation from a practical side, common misconceptions.
Alice Rajewsky, Head of Sector - Humanities, the European Research Council Executive Agency (ERCA) - *online video presence
12.00 Lunch break (Mare atrium)
12:45 ERC and Estonia – support schemes, NCP role, statistics, success stories
Kristin Kraav, Senior Adviser, Department of International Research Cooperation, Estonian Research Council
13:45 Short break
14:00 Real evaluation feedback, recommendations, lessons learnt
Alice Rajewsky, Head of Sector - Humanities, the European Research Council Executive Agency (ERCA). *online video presence
15:00 Round-up, final questions
Day two, March 18
Location: Room M-218 (Tallinna saal), the second floor of Mare building.
09:30 How to write a competitive ERC proposal? Important evaluation insights
Liisi Keedus, Leader of ERC Starting Grant Project “Between the Times”, The School of Humanities, Tallinn University.
Eneken Laanes, Leader of ERC Starting Grant Project "Translating Memories", The School of Humanities, Tallinn University.
Professor Tõnis Timmusk, Member of the ERC Peer Review Panel, Tallinn University of Technology
11:00 Q&A Session / Discussion
11:30 Break (Coffee & snacks - Tallinna saal).
12:00 Support Practices at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)
Key tips for a successful proposal.
Veit Schwab, Funding Adviser, Team for International Research Funding Programs, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München
13:00 Round-up, final questions
- Moderator - Madis Saluveer, Head of Research Administration Office, TLU
- Katrin Niglas, Vice-Rector for Research, Tallinn University
- Kristin Kraav, Senior Adviser, Department of International Research Cooperation, Estonian Research Council
- Alice Rajewsky, Head of Sector - Humanities, the European Research Council Executive Agency. The Unit manages the evaluations and monitoring of projects submitted to ERC in that domain.
- Veit Schwab, Funding adviser, International Funding Programs Office, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München
- Eneken Laanes, Leader of ERC Starting Grant Project "Translating Memories", The School of Humanities, Tallinn University.
- Liisi Keedus, Leader of ERC Starting Grant Project “Between the Times”, The School of Humanities, Tallinn University.
- Professor Tõnis Timmusk, School of Science: Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology: Division of Gene Technology, Tallinn University of Technology
Who should attend the ERC Seminar?
● potential ERC candidates (min. 2 years of experience since completion of PhD)
● research coordinators & project managers who wish to deepen their understanding of the highly competitive ERC grants.
● applicants that have submitted an ERC grant proposal in the past and are considering to re-apply are encouraged to participate.
● PhD students with plans of joining the future team of the individual ERC grantees.
The seminar will be in English, with no translation. The speakers will provide practical information and discuss with the participants the requested information, the evaluation criteria, and the best strategy for drafting the Proposal.
After the seminar, potential TLU applicants will have an option to apply for Individual meetings with the TLU grant writing team.
NB! Please note that there are different rooms on different seminar days.
Registration is ended.