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Since the establishment of the European Research Council, UvA and AMC researchers have received 94 ERC grants. UvA is the top host organisation in the Netherlands. This event will be a celebration of the accomplishment and is meant to inspire for new opportunities to come.

Detail Summary
Date 7 September 2017
Time 14:00 - 18:00


14:00 :  Key-note speech: 10 year ERC

by Prof. Helga Nowotny, foundational member and former president of the ERC and member of the IAS Scientific Advisory Board

14:30 :  Impact and Interdisciplinarity 

by Prof. Karen Maex, Rector Magnificus University of Amsterdam

14:45 :  Mini-Symposium with ERC grant holders

- Dr Louis Vermeulen, AMC Principal Investigator on Tumor Biology
- Prof. Sonja Smets, Professor of Logic and Epistemology
- Prof. Ralph Wijers, Professor of High-Energy Astrophysics
- Prof. Amade M'charek, Professor of Anthropology of Science

16:00-18:00 :  Drinks


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Innovation Exchange Amsterdam UvA-HvA (IXA) & UvA Institute for Advanced Study (IAS)


Industrieele Groote Club

Dam 27, Amsterdam