Research Luxembourg: Results FNR COVID-19 Call

Following the first deadline of the FNR’s COVID-19 Fast Track Call, 30 of 69 eligible projects have been retained for funding, an FNR commitment of 1.52 MEUR.


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FNR-funded projects during COVID-19: FAQs for grantholders & applicants

We understand that researchers and research teams may go through a difficult period triggered by the COVID-19 lockdown. Research projects may currently be suspended and key parts of projects may have to be postponed for a significant amount of time, FNR wishes to offer flexibility in the handling of grants and grant proposals.


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RESCOM: Launch of Call 2020-2

The FNR is pleased to announce a new RESCOM Call for proposals. Deadline to submit proposals is Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 14:00 CET.


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INTER Mobility: Launch of Call 2020-2

The FNR is pleased to announce a new INTER Mobility Call for proposals. Deadline for applications is Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 14:00 CET.


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Spotlight on Young Researchers: Bella Tsachidou

Excessive use of fertilisers in agriculture has led to nitrogen pollution, and calls for bio substitutes are getting louder. PhD candidate Bella Tsachidou from Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) gathers scientific evidence on the benefits of biogas residues and their suitability as biofertilisers, while providing support for the modification of nitrogen-policies on European and global level.


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Spotlight on Young Researchers: Antonio Ancora

In the current situation of legal uncertainty, PhD candidate Antonio Ancora’s research at the University of Luxembourg aims to improve tax certainty in the context of state aid investigation on Transfer Pricing transactions among multinational enterprises.


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Fighting autoimmunity and cancer: The nutritional key

A team of scientists at the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH), led by FNR ATTRACT Fellow Prof Dirk Brenner, have discovered a novel mechanism through which the immune system can control autoimmunity and cancer. The findings set a new direction for the development of future treatments of metabolic diseases. In a nod to the significance of the findings, the research graces the cover of the journal ‘Cell Metabolism’.


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Spotlight on Young Researchers: Paul Johanns

Paul Johanns works in a research field one does not read about every day: knots. As part of his AFR PhD at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), the Luxembourg national combines high-precision model experiments, computation and theory to untangle the influence of topology on the mechanics of complex knots, particularly those used in surgical procedures.


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INTER MOBILITY

Deadlines:
Tuesday 30 June 2020 14:00 CET

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RESCOM: SCIENTIFIC EVENTS

Deadlines:
Tuesday 30 June 2020 14:00 CET

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JUMP

Deadlines:
Thursday 30 January 2020 14:00 CET (PATHFINDER)
Friday 25 September 2020 14:00 CET (PROOF OF CONCEPT)

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INTER

Deadlines:
Ongoing

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