Enspire: Writing the ERC abstract

25 august, 2022≈ 2 min read

Usually, in the academic literature, the abstract offers a brief summary of a scientific research. It typically includes the questions the research addresses, results, and key conclusions. However, in the context of the prestigious and highly competitive ERC grant, the abstract, appearing in both the B1 document of the proposal and in the online submission form, is expected to present more than a standard recap of the project, and naturally excludes results and conclusions.
If you are planning to apply to the ERC, you’ll need to construct a representative abstract of your research project. To best understand the significant role of the ERC abstract, and what it should include, read here.