The AERG is a non-profit international organisation based in Brussels. Its constituency are current and previous holders of a grant from the European Research Council — about 10K outstanding scientists from all over Europe. Its core goals are to connect ERC Grantees, to communicate the results of their work to the general public, to policy makers and to relevant stakeholders, and to advocate for the importance of fundamental research in knowledge-based societies.
Our core mission is to highlight, accelerate, and defend fundamental research in Europe
The Association of ERC Grantees is directed by an elected board of 15 members.
The Association of ERC Grantees is an International Non-Profit Organization operating under Belgian Law. It is governed by its membership. Its statutes define its goals and its organisational structure.