The European Research Council (ERC) has published its Annual report on the ERC activities and achievements in 2020. A chapter 2020 in Review focuses on the greatest achievements in 2020 − events (co-)organized by the ERC, its participation in the key international events, implementation of initiatives, etc. The chapter Research Highlights presents scientific achievements in 2020, in the field of research related to the COVID-19 pandemic, but also in other research areas. The annual report also shows the ERC 2020 calls in figures − 964 projects were funded by the ERC (StG, CoG, SyG, PoC). In the Advanced Grant, there was a 69% increase of women applicants compared to 2019.
Further statistics and data on the ERC, including strategy and governance, working groups, Chairs of ERC evaluation panels 2020 and much more, can be found directly in the annual report available on the website of the Publications Office of the EU.