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01/26/11

Benjamin List receives Advanced Grant of the ERC

Benjamin List receives Advanced Grant of the ERC

Benjamin List has been awarded in the latest prestigious competition for 'Advanced Grants' by the European Research Council (ERC). The grant (€2.5 M) allows additional fundamental research activities in the area of organocatalysis for the next 5 years. This is the third Advanced Grant call since the ERC was launched in 2007 as a flagship component of the EU's 7th Research Framework Programme. The ERC promotes research at the frontiers of knowledge in all domains. In its latest prestigious competition for 'Advanced Grants', the European Research Council (ERC) is awarding some €590 million to 266 established research leaders.