EU Projects at the UKE

The majority of EU projects at the UKE fall under the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, currently Horizon Europe, previously Horizon 2020. Additionally, some projects fall under programmes run by other EU Directorate Generals for example, the EU4Health programme run by the DG Health and Food Safety.

The UKE currently has 58 projects funded by the various programmes of the European Commission. Among these, the UKE coordinates 8 (latest update September 2023). They are divided as follows:

Numbers of projects curently at the UKEProgramme
10European Research Council (ERC)
7Marie Sklodowska Curie actions
16Horizon Europe framework programme for research and innovation
28Horizon 2020 framework programme for research and innovation
14Programmes from various directorate generals, for example Justice and Health

Prestige projects at the UKE

  • ERC-grants
  • ERC-grants

    ERC-grants (current)

    AcronymProject titleName of researcherProgrammeProject typeDuration
    BrainScapeHow the physical environment shapes the human brainProf. Dr. S. KühnHorizon Europe-Excellent ScienceERC-CoG07/2023-06/2028
    cICMsCausal Roles of Intrinsic Coupling Modes: an Integrated Multiscale Framework for Cognitive Network DynamicsProf. Dr. A. EngelHorizon Europe-Excellent ScienceERC-AdG07/2023-06/2028
    DynaPLIX Dynamics of Protein-Ligand InteractionsDr. E. SchulzHorizon Europe-Excellent ScienceERC-SyG05/2023-04/2029
    ELIMINATE Development of strategies to eliminate cancer cells from the bone marrowProf. S. LogesH2020-Excellent ScienceERC-StG02/2018-01/2024
    EXPAT How EXPectation and ATtention shape visual information processing in the human brainDr. A. AlinkHorizon Europe – Excellent ScienceERC-CoG02/2023-01/2028
    INFOSAMPLE Information Sampling in Multiattribute ChoiceDr. K. TsetsosH2020-Excellent ScienceERC-StG12/2018-05/2024
    INJURMET Impact of tissue injury induced by diagnostic biopsies and surgery on cancer metastasisProf. K. PantelH2020-Excellent ScienceERC-AdG08/2019-07/2024
    MICRO-COPS Microglia Control of Physiological Brain StatesProf. T. OertnerH2020-Excellent ScienceERC-SyG06/2021-05/2027
    PainPersist Psychobiological mechanisms of pain persistenceProf. C. BüchelH2020-Excellent ScienceERC-AdG01/2021-12/2026
    REpAIR Spatio-Temporal Regulation of Inflammation and Tissue Regeneration: Studying the immune system - tissue - microbiota communication to develop targeted therapies for immune-mediated diseases and cancerProf. S. HuberH2020-Excellent ScienceERC-CoG10/2020-09/2025

    ERC-grants (past)

    AcronymProject titleName of researcherProgrammeProject typeDuration
    CAPTURE-CTC A Streptavidin Microarray Platform for Capturing of Circulating Tumor Cells from the Blood of Cancer PatientsProf. K. PantelH2020-Excellent ScienceERC-PoC06/2015-11/2016
    CTCapture_2.0 Advanced platform for profiling of therapeutic targets and functional analysis of circulating tumour cells in cancer patientsProf. K. PantelR2020-Excellent ScienceERC-PoC05/2017-10/2018
    Diet-namic From fast food to healthy diet: Adressing the dynamic molecular mechanism of sequential diet switch-induced T cell plasticity for the purpose of developing new treatments for immuno-mediated diseasesProf. N. GaglianiH2020-Excellent ScienceERC-StG12/2016-11/2022
    DISSECT Disseminating tumor cells as novel biomarkers: Dissecting the metastatic cascade in cancer patientsProf. K. PantelFP7-IdeasERC-AdG08/2011-07/2016
    DNCure Dynamic signalling networks in Diabetic Nephropathy (DN) – New avenues to a personalized therapy.Prof. T. HuberFP7-IdeasERC-CoG04/2017-01/2020
    F12 Factor XII and the contact system:
    cross-talk between thrombosis and inflammation
    Prof. T. RennéFP7-IdeasERC-StG11/2016-07/2019
    IL-22 and IL-22BP Identifying the immune and microbial network controlling the IL-22 – IL-22bp axis to open the doors for targeted therapiesProf. S. HuberFP7-IdeasERC-StG01/2014-12/2018
    IndivuHeart Individualized early risk assessment for heart diseasesProf. T. EschenhagenFP7-IdeasERC-AdG06/2014-05/2019
    LIFE synapses Long-term Investigation of Functional Excitatory Synapses: Linking Plasticity, Network Wiring and Memory StorageProf. S. WiegertH2020-Excellent ScienceERC-StG04/2017-09/2022
    MESA Mechanisms of social attentionProf. M. GamerFP7-IdeasERC-StG02/2014-07/2019
    MMAF Novel multimodal approach to atrial fibrillation risk assessment and identification of targets for prevention by interdisciplinary exploitation of omics, advanced electrocardiography, and imagingProf. R. SchnabelH2020-Excellent ScienceERC-CoG01/2016-06/2021
    Multisense The merging of the senses: unterstanding multisensory experienceProf. A. EngelFP7-IdeasERC-AdG08/2011-07/2016
    PLACEBO The placebo effect – a window into the relationship between mind and bodyProf. C. BüchelFP7-IdeasERC-AdG09/2011-08/2016
    PSYCHOCELL Cellular substrate of abnormal network maturation in neuropsychiatric disordersProf. I. Hanganu-OpatzH2020-Excellent ScienceERC-CoG06/2016-11/2022
    Self-Control Take control! Towards novel training regimes enhancing inhibition and impulse control in health and psychiatric diseaseProf. S. KühnH2020-Excellent ScienceERC-StG08/2016-01/2022
    SUREPIRL Picosecond Infrared Laser for Scarfree Surgery with Preservation of the Tissue Structure and Recognition of Tissue Type and BoundariesProf. Schlüter
    Prof. Miller
  • Coordinated projects (current)

    AcronymProject titleName of researcherProgrammeProject typeDuration
    ERN RARE-LIVER The European Reference Network in Rare Liver Desease IIIProf. A. LohseEU4Health programmeEU4H Action Grant03/2022-08/2023
    euSNN European School of Network NeuroscienceProf. A. EngelH2020-Excellent ScienceMSCA-ITN-ETN10/2019-09/2023
    GUIDE.MRD GUIding multi-moDal thErapies against MRD by liquid biopsiesProf. K. PantelHorizon Europe-Innovative Health InitiativeIHI JU RIA05/2023-04/2028
    PANCAID Pancreatic CAncer Initial Detection via liquid biopsyProf. K. PantelHorizon Europe-Mission CancerRIA01/2023-12/2027
    PRIORITY Prevention to Reduce Incidence Of Sexual Abuse by Reaching Individuals Concerned About Their Risk to Young PeopleProf. P. BrikenDG Home Affairs - ISFPISFP Action Grant02/2022-01/2025
    Q.RARE.LI Improving health-related quality of life in patients with rare autoimmune liver diseases by structured peer-delivered support: a transnational effec-tiveness-implementation hybrid trialProf. B. LöweEuropean Joint Programme on Rare Diseases - JTCEJP Cofund Action07/2022-06/2025
    TENSION Efficacy and safety of ThrombEctomy iN Stroke with extended leSION and extended time window: a randomized, controlled trialProf. G. ThomallaH2020-Societal ChallengesRIA01/2018-12/2023

    Coordinated projects (past)

    AcronymProject titleName of researcherProgrammeProject typeDuration
    A4B Analytics for BiologicsProf. H. SchlüterH2020-Excellent ScienceMSCA-ITN-ETN10/2017-03/2022
    BiomarCaRE Biomarker for Cardiovascular Risk Assessment in EuropeProf. S. BlankenbergFP7-HealthCP-FP10/2011-03/2016
    CANCER-ID Cancer treatment and monitoring through identification of circulating tumour cells and tumour related nucleic acids in bloodProf. K. PantelFP7-IMICP01/2015-12/2019
    CEF-2020Maximising ERN RARE-LIVER capabilities – 2020-EU-IA-0131Prof. A. LohseINEA_CEF – Telecom - eHealthCEF Action Grant01/2022-06/2023
    CureHLH European initiative to improve knowledge, treatment and survival of haemophagocytic syndromes in childrenProf. G. Janka-SchaubFP7-HealthCP-FP06/2008-05/2011
    DEM-CHILD A Treatment-Oriented Research Project of NCL Disorders as a Major Cause of Dementia in ChildhoodDr. A. SchulzFP7-HealthCP-FP10/2011-09/2014
    DiMoPEx Diagnosis, Monitoring and Prevention of Exposure-Related Noncommunicable DiseasesProf. L. T. BudnikH2020-COSTCOST Action05/2016-04/2017
    eSMCs Extending Sensorimotor Contingencies to CognitionProf. A. EngelFP7-ICTCP01/2011-12/2014
    EuRhythDia Chronotherapeutic lifestyle intervention for diabetes and obesity to reset the circadian rhythm and improve cardiometabolic risk in the European working populationProf. R. BögerFP7-HealthCP-FP10/2011-06/2017
    MentDis_ICF65+ Prevalence, 1-year incidence and symptom severity of mental disorders in the elderly: Relationship to impairment, functioning (ICF) and service utilisationDr. S. AndreasFP7-HealthCP-FP10/2008-03/2013
    Registry for Rare Liver DiseasesProf. C. Schramm3rd Health ProgrammeRegistry project05/2020-06/2023
    socSMCs Socialising Sensori-Motor ContingenciesProf. A. EngelH2020-FETPROACTRIA01/2015-09/2019
    T3Net Tissue Transmigration Training NetworkProf. S. LinderFP7-PeopleMC-ITN09/2009-08/2013
    WAKE-UP Efficacy and safety of MRI-based thrombolysis in wake-up stroke: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trialProf. C. GerloffFP7-Health


Katharina Lötzer
Dr. rer. nat.
Katharina Lötzer
  • Leitung (kommissarisch)
  • Schwerpunkte: ERC, Marie Curie & European Innovation Council
  • EU-Forschungsförderung

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