LMU has garnered most ERC Grants in Germany
The ERC awards Investigator Grants to researchers who plan to undertake innovative, high-risk projects that have the potential to change the direction of the field of research concerned. Highly qualified researchers who have already established themselves among their peers may apply for Advanced Investigator Grants. Advanced Investigator Grants have so far been awarded to the following LMU researchers: Professor Paul Knochel, Professor Christoph Bode, Professor Erika von Mutius, Professor Donald Bruce Dingwell and Professor Ferenc Krausz. Starting Grants are intended for junior researchers. Applicants must submit proposals no less than 2 and no more than 10 years after having completed their doctoral research. Among the winners of these awards who are based at LMU are Dr. Katja Strässer, Professor Jens Michaelis, Priv.Doz. Dr. David Vöhringer; Professor Dieter Braun and Dr. Michael Cysouw.