European Research Council Advanced Grants offer up to 2.5 million euros in research funding for periods of up to 5 years to pursue ground-breaking, high-risk projects in Europe. Applicants must be leaders in their respective field(s) of research and must have demonstrated significant achievement in the last 10 years. All research must be conducted in a public or private research organisation.

Agencies Involved: The European Research Council

Key Dates: Annual deadline is typically in late August or early September. Check site for up to date details.

https://erc.europa.eu/advanced-grants