Funding for Promoting Science to the Public

Programme Contacts: Anne Schroeder, Angelina Clemens

The objective of the “Promoting Science to the Public” funding programme is to strengthen the exchange between science and society. The programme supports projects that raise public awareness of scientific topics and projects that publicise research being carried out in Luxembourg. “Promoting Science to the Public” funds

  • researchers to disseminate their knowledge to schoolchildren, students and the general public and to enter into a dialogue with them;
  • teachers, private individuals and non-profit organisations to deliver projects for schoolchildren, students and the general public that give an insight into science and the work of scientists.
Deadlines
  • 6 weeks before the project start for applications for a grant of up to €15,000
  • 3 months before the project start for applications for a grant of over €15,000
Co-financing

Funding of a minimum of €1,000 up to a maximum of €50,000 may be granted per application.

The FNR’s financial contributions under the “Promoting Science to the Public” initiative are to be understood as co-financing. For large projects, a larger proportion of your own resources or third-party resources are expected. Exceptions may be made in justifiable cases.

Submitting an Application

Please click here for the application documents.

All proposals must be submitted before the relevant submission deadline in electronic format to the FNR online submission system https://grants.fnr.lu. In order to facilitate the submission process, the system has been further simplified. In exceptional cases only and on written demand, applications may be submitted via e-mail.

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