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Luxembourg launches business-focused national space agency

As of 12 September 2018, the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) has officially launched. The goal of the LSA is to promote the further economic development of the Grand Duchy’s space industry by attracting businesses, developing human resources, providing innovative financial solutions and supporting educational and research infrastructure.


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FNR Awards Ceremony 2018: Register now!

Registration to attend the 2018 FNR Awards Ceremony are now open. The Ceremony takes place on Friday, 19 October 2018 in the halle des poches à fonte in Esch/Belval.


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International cooperation: NWO-FNR Call launched

The FNR is pleased to announce that Luxembourg researchers may now submit bilateral proposals with partners in the Netherlands as part of the agreement signed in 2017 with the Dutch NWO. The deadline is ongoing.


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FNR ATTRACT Fellows – the people behind the science: César Pascual García

At the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST), FNR ATTRACT Fellow Dr César Pascual García uses nanotechnology to develop sensors that could one day scan our proteins for diseases. We spoke to the Spanish national about why he will not be tied down to one discipline, where he finds inspiration, and why we are at the edge of the proteomics era.


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Science without publication paywalls

In the preamble to ‘cOAlition S for the Realisation of Full and Immediate Open Access’ – an initiative to make full and immediate Open Access to research publications a reality – Science Europe President and FNR Secretary General Marc Schiltz discusses how open access to research results is foundational to the scientific enterprise, and how decisive steps toward open access need to be taken now.


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“It was truly inspiring how new and older generations of scientists share ideas”

Davide Franchina, PhD researcher at the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) in the lab of FNR ATTRACT Fellow Dirk Brenner was among two researchers from Luxembourg to be selected to attend the 2018 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, dedicated to physiology and medicine. We spoke to the Italian national about the experience and how he got the chance to discuss his own project with a Nobel Laureate.


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FNR ATTRACT Fellows – the people behind the science: Anne Grünewald

An interplay of people connected via Parkinson’s disease and mitochondria led Ass. Prof Dr Anne Grünewald to Luxembourg, where she started her FNR ATTRACT Fellowship at the LCSB at the University of Luxembourg in 2016. We spoke to the German national about how she fell in love with mitochondria; the importance of team spirit; interdisciplinarity and what it was like to be a full-time PI with a new-born at home and a husband abroad.


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JUMP

Deadlines:
Friday 28 September 2018 14:00 CET

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BRIDGES

Deadlines:
Friday 12 October 2018 14:00 CET

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INDUSTRIAL FELLOWSHIPS

Deadlines:
Friday 12 October 2018 14:00 CET

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PSP-CLASSIC

Deadlines:
Saturday 20 October 2018 14:00 CET (for projects taking place after 15 December)

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