• EU grants €7.5m to 50 scientists within the bloc

      EU grants €7.5m to 50 scientists within the bloc

      The EU has awarded on Monday 50 ERC grant holders with additional funding of up to €150,000 each to test the commercial or societal potential of their original projects. The awarded projects are made by researchers working in 16 countries, mainly in UK, Spain and France and cover a variety of topics: revealing how the algorithms that determine our personalised feeds on social media actually work, using organoids to test treatments for late stage cancer, creating low-cost greener batteries, making wind turbines more efficient etc.

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