Career Stage(s): Postdoc & Junior Researcher, Established Researcher, Leading Researcher,

Funding Type(s): Business Collaboration,

Deadline: 06-10-2022 14:00 CET


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

Specific objectives of BRIDGES:

  • Stimulate strong partnerships between public research institutes and companies, particularly activities that promote innovation and sustainable value creation;
  • Facilitate access to advanced industrial technology and expertise worldwide;
  • Utilise and strengthen national testbed facilities and living labs;
  • Increase the attractiveness of Luxembourg as an innovation hub based on advanced technological research


The FNR will support BRIDGES projects for a minimum 12 and maximum 36 months.


  • Funding of no more than 400,000 EUR can be awarded to successful applications that guarantee a balanced partnership.
  • Luxembourg-based collaborating companies are required to cover 15% of the eligible project costs.
  • International-based collaborating companies are required to cover 30% of the eligible project costs


  • 2 Calls per year
  • Funding decisions are communicated no more than 3 months after the submission deadline
  • The project should be jointly developed by the applicant, the company and the public partner (e.g. the university)

See also..

Download the A3 poster or the flyer with descriptions.


Chercheurs à l’école 2023: Researchers, register now!

2023 FNR Calls flyer now available!

Narrative CV – 2023 workshop


“Over the past 15 years public R&D spending has increased 12 fold”

Researchers & Startups: An Unsurprising Match

Shifting the innovation gap in Luxembourg

BRIDGES 2018-1 Call result overview – details

CORE-PPP funded projects 2008-15 


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