Throughout the years, CREST researchers benefit from the competitive grants of leading international and national public agencies, among which the European Research Council (ERC).
The ERC is a public body for funding sicentific and technological research within the European Union.
Along with national funding bodies, the ERC aims to improve the climate for European frontier research. Excellence is the sole criterion for selection; there are neither thematic priorities nor geographical quotas for funding. The aim is to recognise the best ideas, and confer status and visibility to the best research in Europe.
As of today, CREST benefits from 4 ERC grants: