ERC Celebration Event

The European Research Council 10 year’s anniversary celebrated

07Sept2017 13:30 - 18:00


Since the establishment of the European Research Council, UvA-AMC researchers have received 94 ERC grants. UvA is the top host organisation in The Netherlands. This event will be a celebration of this accomplishment and is meant to inspire for new opportunities to come.

This event is jointly organised by Innovation Exchange Amsterdam (IXA) UvA-HvA and the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS).


13:30 Registration
14:00 Key-note: 10 year ERC by Prof. Helga Nowotny Founding Member and Former President of ERC
14:30 Impact and Interdisciplinarity by Prof. Karen Maex, Rector Magnificus UvA
14:45 Mini-Symposium with ERC laureates:
  • Dr Louis Vermeulen MD , AMC Principal Investigator on Tumor Biology
  • Prof. Sonja Smets, Professor of Logic and Epistemology
  • Prof. Ralph Wijers, Professor of High-Energy Astrophysics
  • Prof. Amade M’charek, Professor of Anthropology of Science
16:00 - 18:00 Drinks

Published by  IXA UvA-HVA