EAM Starting Grant – Call for proposals! Deadline for applying: 30th August 2022

To support the most talented young scientists of FAU working in the field of new materials and processes, the FAU Competence Unit Engineering of Advanced Materials (EAM) is launching a new call for the EAM Starting Grants. The grant is endowed with 100,000 Euro, and should serve as seed for the preparation of a Starting Grant of the European Research Council.

The recipients of the grants are required to apply for an ERC Starting Grant in 2023 or 2024 the latest. The grant must be used for the specific research needs of the grant recipient (personal, equipment, consumables, dissemination). Funds will be available immediately after a positive decision and have to be spent completely by December 2023. The scientific proposal of the EAM Starting Grant (see attached call) is expected to have a strong link to new materials and processes will be considered.

In order to apply, candidates are requested to send a tentative title and a short summary of a grant (ca 2000 characters) to eam-administration@fau.de by August 30, 2022. The deadline for the submission of the proposals is September 15, 2022. The proposals need to be provided in the electronic form to eam-administration@fau.de.

For specific questions, please refer to Simone Gehrer at simone.gehrer@fau.de or 09131 85-70475.
Flyer: https://www.tf.fau.de/files/2022/07/Call_EAM_Starting_Grant_2022.pdf