28. oktober 2022

Jesper Svejstrup elected as a new vice-presidents of the ERC

Jesper Svejstrup has today been elected Vice President of the European Research Council (ERC).foto af jesper
He will take up duty on 1 January 2023.

Elected by the ERC’s governing body, the Scientific Council, Prof. Svejstrup will oversee the Life Sciences domain and replaces Prof. Nektarios Tavernarakis.

Professor Svejstrup has been a member of the ERC Scientific Council since 2019. He is Professor and Deputy Chairman at Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine at University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

The ERC is chaired by the ERC President - currently Professor Maria Leptin - and has three Vice Presidents, who are equally the Vice-Chairs of the ERC Scientific Council. They represent the three ERC domains.

Professor Eveline Crone - Social sciences and Humanities domain
Professors Eystein Jansen - Physical Sciences and Engineering domain
Professor Jesper Svejstrup - Life Sciences domain

The ERC Scientific Council is composed of 22 distinguished scientists and scholars representing the European scientific community. Their main role is to set the ERC strategy and selecting the peer review evaluators.

Read the announcement from ERC.