AFR-PPP & CORE-PPP: Launch of 2017-2 Calls

The FNR is pleased to inform that the innovation & industry partnerships programmes AFR-PPP and CORE-PPP are now accepting proposals. Deadline for both Calls is Friday, 1 September 2017, 14:00 CET.

Applicants are reminded that since the 2017-1 Call, applicants are also required to submit:

  • Declaration of potential Conflict of Interest (COI)
  • PPP Programme – Key Information of the Company (KIC) Form


The AFR-PPP scheme for PhD and Postdoc grants supports researchers who carry out their PhD and/or postdoc training in collaboration with a company in Luxembourg. The scheme is open to all researchers, regardless of their nationality. Collaborating companies must have a presence in Luxembourg and are required to contribute with 15% of the FNR contribution.


The CORE-PPP programme provides financial support for industry partnerships between public research institutions in Luxembourg and national or international companies.

Luxembourg-based collaborating companies are required to cover 15% of the eligible project costs, and beginning with this Call, international-based collaborating companies are required to cover 30% of the eligible project costs.

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