Track record Horizon 2020: ERC grant holders at Ghent University

(*): These grantees also act as ERC ambassadors and are available to offer first-hand info and advice on the application procedure for Ghent University ERC grant candidates. The column indicates for which ERC panel.

Starting Grants

Principal Investigator
ERC panel
Acronym Title
Klaas Bentein SH5 EVWRIT Everyday Writing in Graeco-Roman and Late Antique Egypt (I - VIII AD). A Socio-Semiotic
Study of Communicative Variation
Frederik Buylaert SH6 STATE Lordship and the Rise of States in Western Europe, 1300-1600
Marco Caracciolo SH5 NARMESH Narrating the Mesh: Ecology and the Non-Human in Contemporary Fiction and Oral  Storytelling.
Bert De Rybel (VIB) LS3 TORPEDO Understanding the molecular mechanisms controlling the orientation of plant cell divisions
Ilse Derluyn SH3 CHILDMOVE On the Move: The impact of flight experiences on the psychological wellbeing of unaccompanied refugee minors
Pieter De Frenne LS9 FORMICA Microclimatic buffering of
plant responses to macroclimate warming in temperate forests
Jutho Haegeman PE2 ERQUAF Entanglement and Renormalisation for Quantum Fields
Ruth Krebs SH4 REMOTIVATE Reward revisited: Towards a comprehensive understanding of motivational influences on human cognition
Bart Kuyken PE7 ELECTRIC Chip Scale Electrically Powered Optical Frequency Combs
Diego Miralles PE10 DRY-2-DRY Do droughts self-propagate and self-intensify?
Moritz Nowack (VIB) LS3 ProCellDeath Unraveling the regulatory network of developmental programmed cell death in plants
Marianne Van Remoortel SH5 WECHANGED Agents of Change: Women Editors and Socio-Cultural Transformation in Europe (1710-1920)
Pieter Van Vlierberghe LS4 EPITALL Dynamic interplay between DNA methylation, histone modifications and super enhancer activity in normal T cells and during malignant T cell transformation
Hans Verbeeck LS9 TREECLIMBERS Modelling lianas as key drivers of tropical forest responses to climate change
Sarah Verhulst PE7 ROBSPEAR Robust Speech Encoding in Impaired Hearing

Consolidator Grants

Principal Investigator
ERC panel (*) Acronym Title
Wim Bogaerts PE7 PhotonICSWARM Photonic Integrated Circuits using Scattered Waveguide elements in an Adaptive,
Reconfigurable Mesh
Koen Bostoen SH6 BANTUFIRST The First Bantu Speakers South of the Rainforest: A Cross-Disciplinary Approach to Human
Migration, Language Spread, Climate Change and Early Farming in Late Holocene Central
Kevin Braeckmans LS7 NANOBUBBLE Laser-induced vapour nanobubbles for intracellular delivery of nanomaterials and treatment of biofilm infections
Martin Guilliams LS6 KupfferCellNiche Determining the instructive tissue signals and the master transcription factors driving Kupffer cell differentiation
Mo Lamkanfi (VIB) LS3 PyroPop Mechanisms and regulation of inflammasome-associated programmed cell death
Daniël Van Damme (VIB) LS3 T-Rex Clathrin-mediated endocytosis in plants: mechanistic insight into the TPLATE REcycling compleX and its interplay with AP-2
Thomas Van Leeuwen LS9 POLYADAPT Molecular-genetic mechanisms of extreme adaptation in a polyphagous agricultural pest
Jo Van Steenbergen SH6 MMS-II The Mamlukisation of the Mamluk Sultanate II: historiography, political order and state formation in fifteenth-century Egypt and Syria
Veronique Van Speybroeck PE4 DYNPOR First principle molecular dynamics simulations for complex chemical transformations in nanoporous materials
Frederick Verbruggen SH4 Ctrl-ImpAct Control of impulsive action
Frank Verstraete PE2 QUTE Quantum Tensor Networks and Entanglement

Advanced Grants

Principal Investigator
ERC Panel (*) Acronym Title
Piet Demeester PE7 ATTO A new concept for ultra-high capacity wireless networks
Geert De Schutter PE8 SmartCast Smart casting of concrete structures by active control of rheology
Lieven Eeckhout PE6 LoadSliceCore Load Slice Core: A Power and Cost-Efficient Microarchitecture for the Future

Proof of Concept

Principal Investigator
ERC Panel (*) Acronym Title
Roel Baets PE MIRASPEC Miniature on-chip Raman spectrometer for personal volatile organic compound (VOC) monitoring
Lieven Eeckhout PE Sniper-ARM High-Speed Architectural Simulation of ARM-based Systems
Mo Lamkanfi (VIB) LS FMF-Dia Immunological Diagnosis of Familial Mediterranean Fever
Guy Marin PE GSVRotor Development of the Gas-Solid Vortex-Rotor Reactor
Günther Roelkens PE FireSpec Integrated spectroscopic sensors for the risk assessment of fires
Jan Tavernier (VIB) LS1 AcTafactors Tumor Necrosis Factor-based immuno-cytokines with superior therapeutic indexes
Joris Thybaut PE ELR1K Enhancing Large-scale chemical Reactions based on Elementary Kinetics
Dries Van Thourhout PE INTERDOT INTERconnects enhanced by colloidal qDOT based optical amplifiers