ERC Grants | Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

ERC Grants

GRANTS ERCThe European Research Council (ERC) grants support excellent researchers to pursue frontier research. Researchers are selected by their innovative ideas for duture research as well as the exceptional quality of the previous work and the grants are awarded solely on the basis of scientific quality.

With a success rate of around 10% of applications submitted, these grants are highly competitive, which turns out to be a proof of excellency.

 

ERC Grants at Universidade Nova de Lisboa

 

Principal Investigator - António Jacinto
Grant  – Starting Grant
Project - RESEAL-Epithelial Resealing
Amount – 1,150,000 €
Timeframe - 2008-2014
Teaching Unit – Faculdade de Ciências Médicas

Principal Investigator - Elvira Fortunato
Grant  – Advanced Grant
Project – INVISIBLE - Advanced Amorphous Multicomponent Oxides for Transparent Electronics
Amount – 2,250,000 €
Timeframe - 2009-2014
Teaching Unit – Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia

Principal Investigator - Miguel Ferreira
Grant  – Starting Grant
Project - UNIVERSAL BANKING - Universal Banking, Corporate Control and Crises
Amount – 1,174,000 €
Timeframe - 2013-2018
Teaching Unit – Nova School of Business and Economics

Principal Investigator - Mariana Pinho                                                
Grant  – Starting Grant
Project – PROTEINLOCALIZATION - Finding New Mechanisms for Protein Localization in Bacteria
Amount –  1,656,960 €
Timeframe - 2013-2018
Teaching Unit – ITQB NOVA

Principal Investigator - Carla Fernandes                                                                                                                           
Grant  – Starting Grant
Project – BLACKBOX - A collaborative platform to document performance composition: from conceptual structures in the backstage to customizable visualizations in the front-end
Amount – 1,378,200 €
Timeframe - 2014-2019
Teaching Unit – Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas

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Principal Investigator - Ana Cecília Roque                                                                                        
Grant  – Starting Grant
Project – SCENT - Hybrid Gels for Rapid Microbial Detection
Amount – 1,500,000 €
Timeframe - 2015-2020
Teaching Unit – Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia

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Principal Investigator - Cristina Silva Pereira                                                                                    
Grant  – Consolidator Grant
Project – MIMESIS - Development of biomaterials through mimesis of plant defensive interfaces to fight wound infections
Amount – 1,795,968 €
Timeframe - 2015-2020
Teaching Unit – ITQB NOVA

Principal Investigator - Luís Pereira                                      
Grant  – Starting Grant
Project – NEW_FUN - New era of printed paper electronics based on advanced functional cellulose
Amount – 1,429,719 €
Timeframe - 2015-2020
Teaching Unit – Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia

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Principal Investigator - Isabel Ferreira                                 
Grant  – Consolidator Grant
Project – CapTherPV - Integration of Capacitor, Thermoelectric and PhotoVoltaic thin films for efficient energy conversion and storage
Amount – 1,999,375 €
Timeframe - 2015-2020
Teaching Unit – Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia

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Principal Investigator - António Jacinto                                              
Grant  – Proof of Concept
Project – EMODI - Epithelial resistance modulation to treat disease
Amount – 147,500 €
Timeframe - 2016-2018
Teaching Unit – Faculdade de Ciências Médicas

Principal Investigator - Pedro Barquinha                                           
Grant  – Starting Grant
Project – TREND - Transparent and flexible electronics with embedded energy harvesting based on oxide nanowire devices
Amount – 1,500,000 €
Timeframe - 2017-2021
Teaching Unit – Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia

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Principal Investigator - Francisco Freire                                              
Grant – Starting Grant
Project – CAPSAHARA - Critical Approaches to Politics, Social Activism, and Islamic Militancy in the Western Saharan Region (Mauritania, Western Sahara, Southern Morocco)
Amount – 1,192,144 €
Timeframe - 2017-2020
Teaching Unit – Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas                                         

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Principal Investigator - Ana Rita Duarte                                              
Grant – Consolidator Grant
Project – Des.solve - When solids become liquids: natural deep eutectic solvents for chemical process engineering
Amount– 1,877,006 €
Timeframe - 2017-2020
Teaching Unit – Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia   

Principal Investigator - Catarina Homem                                              
Grant – Starting Grant
Project – StemCellHabitat - Metabolic and Timed Control of Stem Cell Fate in the Developing Animal
Amount – 1,700,000 €
Timeframe - 2018-2022
Teaching Unit – Faculdade de Ciências Médicas                                         

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Principal Investigator - Mariana Gomes de Pinho
Grant - Consolidator Grant
Project – ChronosAntibiotics - Exploring the bacterial cell cycle to re-sensitize antibiotic-resistant bacteria
Amount – 2.600.000 € 
Timeframe - 2018-2022
Teaching Unit – ITQB NOVA

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