OSCODI, a project submitted by C. Picart, is among the 60 new selected projects to be funded by the ERC
Published on August 1, 2013
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February 5, 2013
The ERC funds 60 innovative projects to bring 'blue sky' research towards market in its Proof of Concept (PoC) funding scheme. Among the selected ones, OSCODI, a project submitted by C. Picart, professor at Grenoble Institute of Technology.
On February 5th, 2013, the European Research Council (ERC) has announced the outcome of the latest round of its top-up funding scheme 'Proof of Concept'. Worth up to €150,000 each, these grants provide funding for researchers, who are already ERC grantees, to bridge the gap between their research and marketable innovation. In this call, a total of 60 grants have now been awarded, of which the final 27 were made public today. The first 33 grants were announced in September 2012.
Among the selected projects : Osteo- inductive coating of orthopedic and dental implants (OSCODI), a project submitted by C. Picart, professor at Grenoble Institute of Technology developped at Materials & Physical Engineering Lab (LMGP) in Grenoble. It is linked to the ERC Starting Grant 2010, Biomimetic films and membranes as advanced materials for studies on cellular processes (BIOMIM)