In its sixth and last Advanced Grant competition under the EU's Seventh Research Framework Programme (FP7), the European Research Council
(ERC) is awarding over €660 million to 284 senior research leaders, among them 11 mathematicians. They will carry out their research in 18
different countries across the European Research Area. Funding is up to €3.5 million per grant. The next Advanced Grants call will fall under the
'excellence pillar' of the new Framework Programme 'Horizon 2020.