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Brussels to Fund Research into the Foundation of our Existence

Jülich, 23 March 2016 – Prof. Hans Ströher, director at Jülich’s Nuclear Physics Institute (IKP), has been awarded an Advanced Grant by the European Research Council (ERC) in Brussels. The ERC is thus funding Ströher’s research into finding the electric dipole moments (EDMs) of the elementary building blocks of matter – and therefore the very foundation of our universe’s existence. The funding amounts to about € 2.4 million over the next five years. Around 2000 researchers had applied for an Advanced Grant from the ERC.

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