A total of 11 researchers from the ELKH Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics (Rényi Institute) have received support under the prestigious European Research Council (ERC) grant scheme for the period of 2008-2022. The only condition for the award of grants is scientific excellence.

The 11 winners from the institution are enough to make up a whole football team, as epitomized in the creative ‘Rényi ERC’ group photo.

From left to right (standing row): Miklós Abért, Endre Szemerédi, János Pintz, Imre Bárány, László Lovász, László Pyber, János Pach From left to right (front row): András Stipsicz, Gábor Pete, Gábor Tardos, Balázs Szegedy

List of ERC winners from the Rényi Institute:

*(co-applicants: Albert László Barabási, Jaroslav Nešetřil)