Beneficiaries

The following may benefit from the FNR's financial support:

For the Research Programmes (CORE, INTER, INTER Mobility, ATTRACT, PEARL, POC) and for the scheme Support for Research Communication (RESCOM)
  • Public institutions performing research
  • Non-profit associations and foundations engaged in research *
For AFR PhD Grants
  • Public institutions performing research
  • Non-profit associations and foundations engaged in research *
  • PhD students and doctoral fellows
  • Public institutions abroad with a research mission
For AFR-PPP PhD and AFR-PPP Postdoc Grants
  • Public institutions performing research
  • Non-profit associations and foundations engaged in research *
  • PhD students and doctoral fellows
  • Public institutions abroad with a research mission
  • Companies engaged in research in Luxembourg **
For Science in Society activities, including the Support for Promoting Science to the Public (PSP)
  • Public institutions performing research
  • Non-profit associations, foundations, and institutions (including schools) engaged in scientific activities
  • Individuals pursuing activities of a scientific nature, including researchers, scientists, teachers and students

*To be eligible for FNR support, non-profit associations and foundations must be accredited by the Ministry in charge of public sector research. To obtain an accreditation, associations or foundations have to introduce a formal request at the Ministry of Higher Education and Research (except PSP).

** To be eligible for support in the framework of a public-private partnership under AFR (AFR-PPP), the condition is a collaboration with a company accredited by the Ministry of Economic Affairs. Both, the public institution or the company, can be the host institution, i.e. issue the work contract.

For newly eligible institutions: Public institutions performing research in Luxembourg (who do not yet have an account) and non-profit associations and foundations performing research in Luxembourg, that have obtained a special authorization from the Ministry for Higher education and Research, can require access to the online submission system FNR Grant Management System by contacting registration@fnr.lu.

Click on the picture to download the "Overview Beneficiaries" table. Information on the FNR application process can be consulted here .