The adoption of the 2019 ERC Work Programme, originally planned for mid-July, is now expected for the end of July or early August.
The first ERC 2019 Calls, Starting Grant 2019 and Synergy 2019, should therefore open for submissions the first week of August 2018.
The call closing dates remain the following : 17 October 2018 for Starting Grant 2019 and 8 November 2018 for Synergy Grants 2019.
“This information is made public just before the adoption of the work programme to provide potential participants with the currently expected relevant dates. Please note that only the adopted work programme will have legal value.”