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FNR-funded researcher to be awarded ‘Le Grand Prix 2015 en Sciences Physiques’
Professor Susanne Siebentritt, a leading researcher in the field of photovoltaics, is to be awarded the 2015 ‘Grand Prix 2015 en Sciences Physiques’, also known as the ‘Prix Paul Wurth’. The award will be presented at an academic event at the Chamber of Commerce on 14 November 2015.read this article
Call for Applications: Excellent Paper in Neuroscience Award 2015
Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 ERA-NET NEURON award for ‘Excellent Paper in Neuroscience’. The award is being issued by ERA-NET NEURON partner countries to recognise the most remarkable and outstanding scientific publications by young researchers in the field of disease-related neurosciences. The award includes a 3000 EUR prize.read this article
AFR Call 2015: 57 proposals retained for funding
Following the 2015 AFR call for proposals, the FNR is pleased to announce that 53 new doctoral candidates and 4 postdoc ‘Public-Private Partnerships’ have been retained for funding. The projects selected for funding represent a commitment of 9.3 MEUR from the FNR.read this article
Outcomes of first INTER Mobility call of 2015
The FNR is delighted to announced the projects that were retained in the first INTER Mobility call of 2015. 5 leading scientists will be coming to Luxembourg for their research stay.read this article
PRIDE Applications: Full proposal forms available from 20 July onward
The FNR has received 27 PRIDE ‘Commitment of participation’ submissions. PRIDE proposal coordinators will be able to submit their full proposals from Monday, 20 July onward.read this article
2016 PEARL call for proposals is open!
The FNR is pleased to announce the 2016 call for PEARL proposals is open.read this article
2016 ATTRACT call for proposals is open!
The FNR is pleased to announce the opening of the 2016 ATTRACT call for proposals.read this article
FNR-funded project wins Falling Walls Lab competition
This week saw the very first Falling Walls Lab competition take place in Luxembourg. Organised by the University of Luxembourg, the international competition offers a platform to students, early-stage researchers and young professionals with all kinds of ground-breaking new research projects, initiatives or business ideas.read this article
Start-up “Motion-S” wins “Mind & Market” competition
Scientists of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) of the University of Luxembourg have emerged as the winners of the competition “Mind & Market” organised by Deloitte, the University of Luxembourg, the Fonds National de la Recherche (FNR), Luxinnovation and Mind & Market Belgium. The scientists benefited from support from the FNR's Proof of Concept programme (POC).read this article
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48.7 MEUR committed by the FNR in 2014 to research activities and the promotion of scientific culture.
837 Projects evaluated by the FNR in 2014.
564 Grants for PhD students and Post-Doctoral fellows between 2011 - 2014