Since 2007, UniTrento has been involved in 31 ERC projects (6 in Horizon Europe, 11 in H2020 and 14 in FP7); the main goal of the ERC program is to encourage high quality research in Europe through a very selective and competitive evaluation based on the single criterion of scientific excellence.
UniTrento is also Host Institution of 7 ERC - Proof of Concept projects (5 in H2020 and 2 in FP7) aiming at enabling ERC Starting, Consolidator, Advanced or Synergy funded projects ideas to progress on the path from ground-breaking research towards innovation.
(data source: FT Portal last update 23/2/2023).
ERC Staring Grants
1 project in the Physical Sciences and Engineering domain.
- Giulia Giordano - Department of Industrial Engineering
Project: INSPIRE - Integrated Structural and Probabilistic Approaches for Biological and Epidemiological Systems
ERC Advanced Grants
3 projects: 2 projects in the Physical Sciences and Engineering domain, 1 project in the Social Sciences and Humanities domain
- Davide Bigoni - Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical engineering
Project: Beyond - Beyond hyperelasticity: a virgin land of extreme materials
- Matteo Calandra Buonaura - Department of Physics
Project: DELIGHT- Discovering light-induced phases by first-principles material design
- Francesco Zimei - Department of Humanities
Project: LAUDARE - The Italian Lauda: Disseminating Poetry and Concepts Through Melody (12th-16th centuries)
ERC Consolidator Grants
2 projects: 1 project in the Social Sciences and Humanities domain, 1 project in the Life Sciences domain
- Elena Franchi - Department of Humanities
Project: FeBo - Federalism and Border Management in Greek Antiquity
- Nicola Segata - Department CIBIO
Project: microTOUCH - Transmission of the human microbiome and its impact on health