Funding Instruments

Since 2000, the FNR has launched several funding programmes in specific fields of interest to Luxembourg. In the framework of these programmes, calls for projects proposals are issued regularly. Retained projects will be partly or completely funded by the FNR.

Depending on the career stage of the potential applicant, the FNR offers different funding programmes:

Programme

Focus

Call frequency

AFR

PhD and PPP grants

Annual

ATTRACT

Attracting outstanding young researchers to Luxembourg

Annual

CORE

Multi-annual thematic research programme

Annual

INTER

International cooperation

On-going

INTER Mobility

Mobility scheme for established researchers based in Luxembourg & abroad

Twice per year

KITS

Knowledge & Innovation Transfer Support

Annual

NASA-ARC

Earmarked AFR PhD and postdoc grants for research undertaken at NASA-ARC

Annual

PEARL

Attracting leading researchers from abroad to Luxembourg

Annual

PRIDE

Research-Intensive Doctoral Education

Annual

POC

Proof-of-concept studies

Three times per year

PSP

Support for promoting science to the public

Twice per year

RESCOM

Co-funding for the organisation of international Scientific Conferences, Exploratory Workshops, Lecture Series and Summer Schools in Luxembourg, Funding for the publication of Scientific Monographs

Twice per year (scientific events)

On-going (scientific monographs)