Prof. Kurt Mehlhorn, Director of Max Planck Institute for Informatics and Principal Investigator of CISPA, has been appointed
as member of the Scientific Council of the European Research Council (ERC).
The Scientific Council, the ERC’s governing body, develops the scientific funding strategy and methodologies. It represents the scientific community in Europe and aims to promote creativity and innovative research. It is composed of 22 scientists and scholars, who are appointed by the European Commission after being recommended by an independent Identification Committee.