Legal Notice

Legal Notice

You are currently visiting the web site of the Luxembourg National Research Fund (Fonds National de la Recherche) in Luxembourg, hereinafter “FNR”. Access to this site and use thereof are subject to compliance with these terms and conditions. This LEGAL NOTICE may be updated without prior notice.

Fonds National de la Recherche

Maison du Savoir
2, avenue de l’Université
L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
Tel : +352 26 19 25-1
Fax : +352 26 19 25-35

Postal Address:
B.P. 1777
L-1017 Luxembourg


The FNR is a public corporation set up under the Law of 31 May 1999 (published in Mémorial A no. 88 of 06 July 1999) with the mission of contributing to the ongoing and long-term development of the national public research system. For any questions regarding this site and its contents, or to contact the FNR, you can contact us by email or write to us at the postal address above.

General Terms and Conditions of Use

You acknowledge that you have read this LEGAL NOTICE and agree to comply with it. You also acknowledge that you have checked that your computer system contains no virus or any other “malicious software” and that it is in perfect working condition. You are solely responsible for selecting, using and interpreting the data you consult, query and send over the Internet.

Content and Purpose of Site

The FNR publishes this site in view of promoting public access to information related to scientific research.

In the framework of this site, the FNR’s objective is to disseminate information pertaining to research activities. Any reported errors, requests and suggestions concerning corrections or difficulty of access will be corrected as soon as possible.

The information published on this site is for information only and the FNR cannot guarantee that it is accurate, complete or up-to-date.

The FNR reserves the right to modify the site’s content at will or make it inaccessible.


Unless otherwise indicated, the reproduction of the information contained in this site is authorized strictly for information purposes. It must not be used for any other purpose, in particular for commercial purposes, without the express consent of the FNR.

Reproducing a scientific reference for information purposes or for citation is authorized provided the origin of the document and the FNR’s copyright are clearly indicated with the following text and accompanying copyright symbol: © Fonds National de la Recherche


Creating links to the site of the Luxembourg National Research Fund including links to pages within the site, is authorized provided the link does not hide the origin of the pages.

This site also contains information updated by external companies or hyperlinks to other sites not developed by the FNR.

The presence of a link from the FNR’s site to another site does not constitute acquiescence by the FNR and comes with no guarantee by FNR with respect to the other site’s content or the person operating it.

Data Protection

In accordance with the Law of 2 August 2002 on the Protection of Persons with Regard to the Processing of Personal Data, the site user has, in particular, the right to access, rectify and delete the private data concerning him or her.. To exercise this right, contact the FNR (e-mail:

The user may exercise their rights by sending a message to the Communications Department of the Luxembourg National Research Fund.

The processing of the data gathered on this site is done by FNR staff or any persons who may replace them.

Personal information is collected on this web site only by one’s voluntary registration for example by subscribing to a newsletter. The collected information will not be transferred to any commercial company or organisation in Luxembourg or overseas.

FNR Online Grant Submission System applicant system provides applicants a web services interface for automated submission and further monitoring of completed grant applications and related services.

The system allows applicants who submit grant applications for different FNR instruments to bundle their different applications under one account in order to ease the process of further monitoring and auditing.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Limitation of Liability

The FNR may in no event be held liable for direct, indirect and/or any other damage arising from the use or operation of this site.

The FNR accepts no liability in connection with the content of this site or in case of any interruption, even temporary, of the site’s service. The FNR accepts no liability with respect to the content of third-party sites and any physical or moral damages said content may cause. Providing links does not give rise to any obligation on the part of the FNR, which has no means of controlling third-party sites, and cannot, under any circumstances, make the FNR liable.

It is not the intent of this limitation of liability clause to circumvent applicable laws or exclude liability in the event it cannot be excluded by virtue of said laws.

The FNR on Social Networks

The FNR wishes to use social networks for maximum proximity with researchers and the public.

The aim is to provide them with special access to useful information likely to be of interest to them. To guarantee quality information flows where people remain respectful of good social practices.

Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

Any litigation related to the use of this web site will be submitted to Luxembourg’s law and belongs to the exclusive Luxembourg jurisdictions.

All instances of access to this site are deemed to take place on the premises FNR at the time and date logged on the FNR’s server, with the FNR connections log acting as proof thereof.


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