ERC—the next 10 years

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Science  10 Mar 2017:
Vol. 355, Issue 6329, pp. 997
DOI: 10.1126/science.aan1143

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Ten years into its existence, the European Research Council (ERC) has undoubtedly become a European success story. Its mission is “excellent science,” and its achievements in funding fundamental research are widely admired. Today, more than ever, European science and research must be ready to fully exploit the creative ecosystem that the ERC has helped to bring about. What does this mean for the ERC?