ERC Grantees

The ERC programme funds exploratory research with a criteria of scientific excellence. It aims to allow researchers to identify new opportunities in any field of research, while recognising the status and visibility of Europe's brightest minds. The ultimate goal of the ERC is to build a European research prepared to respond to the needs of a knowledge-based society and to provide frontier research necessary to meet global challenges.


INRAE obtained 1 ERC grant in 2023:

  • 1 Starting Grant for Claire Guinat
  • 1 Starting Grant for Marc Peaucelle



INRAE obtained 3 ERC grants in 2022:

  • 1 Advanced Grant and 1 Proof of Concept Grant: Abdelhafid Bendahmane
  • 1 Starting Grant for Fanny Mondet


INRAE obtained 5 ERC grants in 2021:

  • 2 Starting Grants: Claudia Bartoli and Kalina Haas
  • 2 Consolidator Grants: Moussa Benhamed and Harry Sokol
  • 1 Advanced Grant : Jean-Christophe Simon


In 2020, INRAE obtained 5 ERC grants, for 30 project applications, i.e. a success rate of 16.7%. The 5 grants were attributed to:

In 2020, France obtained 11 Proof of Concept Grants, 38 Starting Grants, 34 Consolidator Grants and 22 Advanced Grants.


Previous grantees