ERC Advanced Grant projects

With its renowned Grants, the European Research Council supports established researchers who wish to pursue an idea that is groundbreaking, yet still riddled with uncertainties.


How does cognition develop in a brain so completely different from ours?


The project meets the challenge of a rigorous break with the Aristotelian tradition.

Formeln an Tafel

We generally take for granted that the particles inside atomic nuclei stick together. However, the interactions between the nuclear constituents are, for the most part, not fully understood.


New catalysts will help to convert carbon dioxide or nitrogen oxides into useful or harmless substances.

Eine kleine Pflanze wächst auf einem Stein.

Some plants are able to thrive even on heavy-metal polluted soil. How that works is analysed in this project.


The Cluster of Excellence RESOLV specialises in analysing fundamental biological reactions in aqueous solutions.

Laptop mit Programmiercode

Individual areas of everyday life become more and more connected. The project studies ways of protecting hardware against attacks.

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