Submit your ERC@PoliTO - Invitation to internal researchers

Do you have a groundbreaking research idea? Politecnico di Torino will support you in preparing and writing your proposal and if  funded you will be granted favorable conditions.

What we offer



  • Individual support
  • Proposal review, internal and by external companies
  • Preparation for interview (internal mock interview and/or external company support)
  • Proposal budgeting support
  • Toolkit for proposal writing support

The Politecnico di Torino provides a grant of up to €50,000 to those who, starting from the ERC 2024 Work Program, submit an ERC Starting Grant (StG) or ERC Consolidator Grant (CoG) proposal obtaining an "A not invited" or "A invited" but not funded at the first evaluation step. The grant is awarded based on a plan of research activities consistent with the submitted proposal and a commitment to submit a new proposal under funding programs.

This grant is also offered to those who, starting from the FIS 2023 call, have passed the first evaluation step in FIS calls in the Starting and Consolidator schemes.


  • An academic position at PoliTO by taking advantage of the direct call provided by national legislation (
  • Reduction of the frontal teaching load
  • Support in finalizing the Grant Agreement (GA) between the ERC and PoliTO
  • Support for periodic reporting
  • Support in the management of GA amendments (e.g., for Portability)
  • Support in increasing the visibility of PIs and improving the ability to communicate one's research

If you are interested in submittinand ERC proposal

We advise you to contact in advance, keeping in mind the following deadlines:

  • ERC Starting Grant: publication: July 11, 2023 - deadline: November 7, 2023 - CLOSED
  • ERC Synergy Grant: publication: July 12, 2023 - deadline: November 15, 2023 - CLOSED
  • ERC Consolidator Grant: publication: September 12, 2023 - deadline: December 12, 2023 - CLOSED
  • ERC Advanced Grant: publication: May 29, 2024 - deadline: August 29, 2024
  • ERC Proof of Concept (PoC) WP 2024: publication: November 16, 2023 - cut off date: September 17, 2024

The Work Program and information for applicants will be available both on the European Commission's website and on the Intranet, where you can find commented proposal submission templates.

For more information on the ERC@PoliTO initiative contact