University of Warsaw European Research Council grants

European Research Council grants

Among projects financed as part of the European or international programmes, particularly interesting are prestigious grants of the European Research Council:  Starting Grants, Advanced Grants, Consolidator Grants as well as Proof of Concept Grants.

The subsidy is awarded as part of the IDEAS programme, supporting the most innovative ventures in all fields of the science. Since 2007 Poland has got 25 grants from European Research Council. The University of Warsaw received 12 ERC grants:

  • 2016 – Dr. Marcin Pilipczuk (Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics), Starting Grant 1,2 mln euro, project: Cuts and decompositions: algorithms and combinatorial properties,
  • 2015 – Prof. Katarzyna Marciniak (Faculty of “Artes Liberales”), Consolidator Grant, project: Our Mythical Childhood… The Reception of Classical Antiquity in Children’s and Young Adults’ Culture in Response to Regional and Global Challenges
  • 2015 – Prof. Mikołaj Bojańczyk (Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics), Consolidator Grant 1.7 mln euro, project: A unified theory of finite-state recognisability,
  • 2015 – Dr. Marek Cygan (Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics), Starting Grant 1.4 mln euro, project: Technology transfer between modern algorithmic paradigms,
  • 2015 – Prof. Piotr Sankowski (Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics), Proof of Concept 0.15 mln euro, project: Practical Approximation Algorithms – Proof of Concept,
  • 2013 – Dr. Piotr Sułkowski (Faculty of Physics) Starting Grant 1.35 mln euro, project: Quantum fields and knot homologies,
  • 2012 – Dr. Justyna Olko-Bajer (Faculty of “Artes Liberales”), Starting Grant 1.32 mln euro, project: Europe and America in contact: a multidisciplinary study of cross-cultural transfer in the New World across time,
  • 2010 – Prof. Piotr Sankowski (Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics), Starting Grant 1 mln euro, project: Practical Approximation Algorithms,
  • 2009 – Dr. Natalia Letki-Garner (Faculty of Philosophy and Sociology), Starting Grant 1.73 mln euro, project: Public goods through private eyes. Exploring citizens’ attitudes to public goods and the state in Central Eastern Europe,
  • 2009 – Prof. Mikołaj Bojańczyk (Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics), Starting Grant 0.8 mln euro, project: Expressive power of tree logics,
  • 2009 – Prof. Andrzej Udalski (Faculty of Physics – Astronomical Observatory), Advanced Grant 2.5 mln euro, project: Optical Gravitational Lensing Experiment: New Frontiers in Observational Astronomy,
  • 2007 – Dr. Stefan Dziembowski (Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics), Starting Grant 0.87 mln euro, project: Cryptography on non-trusted machines.

The University of Warsaw participated also in 2 projects financed by the ERC as an institutional partner:

Additional information

Research teams acknowledged in the world of science, comprehensiveness and innowativeness of the reserach conducted, well-developed international cooperation network, effectiveness in obtaining funds – these are strategic goals of the University of Warsaw as a research centre.

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