ERC Proof of Concept Grant for Ton Koonen

Ton Koonen has received a Proof of Concept Grant from the European Research Council in December 2017 for BROWSE_PLUS: Beam-steered Reconfigurable Optical-Wireless System for Energy-efficient communication – Proving the Concept.


The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded the top-up funding, Proof oTon Koonenf Concept grants, to 160 researchers to help investigate business opportunities, establish intellectual property rights or conduct technical validation for their frontier research findings. The grants, worth up to €150,000 per project, are part of the EU's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.