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Executive agencyERCEA

European Research Council Executive Agency (ERCEA)

The ERCEA  is in charge of implementing and managing the daily operations of the European Research Council


News from ERC


The responsabilities of the Executive Agency include:

  • Executing the annual work programme, as defined by the ERC Scientific Council and adopted by the Commission
  • Implementing calls for proposals, in accordance with the work programme 
  • Providing information and support to applicants
  • Organising peer review evaluation
  • Establishing and managing grant agreements, in accordance with the EU's financial regulations
  • Providing assistance to the ERC Scientific Council 
  • Communicating about the ERC

Plans and reports

Commission work programme - overview of institution-wide deliverables for current year

Annual activity report - department achievements, resources used during previous year

Annual work programme - budget line for certain policies and funding programmes for current year

Leadership and organisation

17 MAY 2024
European Research Council Executive Agency - Organisation Chart


European Research Council Executive Agency (ERCEA)

European Research Council Executive Agency (ERCEA)
Phone number
+32 2 299 11 11 (Commission switchboard)
Postal address
European Commission, COV 2, 1049 Bruxelles/Brussel, Belgium