It is now clear that Danica Kragic Jensfelt, Professor of Computer Science, is a recipient of the prestigious research grant, the ERC Advanced Grant. This means that she will receive the equivalent of SEK 27.5 million to distribute over five years of research.
“I’m very proud to be awarded this grant. I would like to thank my colleagues who were involved in the application process and helped it to turn out so well. I’m now looking forward to achieving all of the promised goals together with them,” says Danica Kragic Jensfelt.
The ERC Advanced Grant is a research grant awarded to established researchers with extensive, thorough experience in their respective areas. The award degree for these grants is around 9-10 per cent and for this specific request for proposal, the European Research Council received a total of 1,881 applications and financed 185 projects.
Source: “KTH researcher awarded large EU grant”, KTH Royal Institute of Technology