Excellent Science

Programmes in Excellent Science aim to reinforce and extend the excellence of the Union’s science base and to consolidate the European Research Area in order to make the Union’s research and innovation system more competitive on a global scale.

  • European Research Council

    European Research Council (ERC) grants support individual researchers of any nationality and age who wish to pursue their frontier research.

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  • Future and Emerging Technologies

    Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) actions are expected to initiate radically new lines of technology through unexplored collaborations between advanced multidisciplinary science and cutting-edge engineering.

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  • Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

    Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) support the career development and training of researchers – with a focus on innovation skills – in all scientific disciplines through worldwide and cross-sector mobility.

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  • Research Infrastructures

    Activities within this programme aim at developing the European research infrastructures for 2020 and beyond, fostering their innovation potential and human capital and reinforcing European research infrastructure policy.

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