Overview

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

Funding Type(s): Project Funding, Support for knowledge transfer & innovation,

Deadline: 08-09-2021 14:00 CET

PROGRAMME SUMMARY

The FNR JUMP programme is a competitive funding programme, open to all research domains, that is designed to help bridge the technical and funding gap between research-driven discoveries and their commercialisation/utilisation, thereby enhancing the impact of Luxembourg’s research on economy and society.

FNR will provide financial support to advance the development of applied research-driven and leading-edge technologies/concepts, products and services that have potential for:

  • Enabling the creation of a start-up company that will further develop and commercialize the invention; or
  • Licensing to an existing company;
  • Further funding and collaboration (private or public) in view of commercialisation;

JUMP is not intended to support basic research or existing start-up companies, but rather it will support proof of concept activities to advance research-driven technologies that have potential for a socio-economic impact. JUMP is designed to facilitate the researcher’s ability to leverage external funding to serve as a bridge toward product development and commercialisation/utilisation.

New for 2021

  • No longer separate strands for ‘Pathfinder and Proof of Concept’
  • 50,000 EUR increased funding for this Call (support funding for Proof of Concept projects up to 450,000 EUR to successful project applications in the domain of biomedical sciences and funding up to 250,000 EUR for any other domain for a recommended maximum period of 24 months.)

Webinar 8 June

The FNR is hosting a webinar in the framework of the JUMP21 2021 Call. The webinar takes place on 8 June 2021 from 14:00 – 15:00 CET.

Interested applicants should register by contacting their respective TTOs or sending an email to sakthivel.sundharam@fnr.lu

DURATION & FUNDING SPECIFICS

  • 50,000 EUR increased funding for this Call (support funding for Proof of Concept projects up to 450,000 EUR to successful project applications in the domain of biomedical sciences and funding up to 250,000 EUR for any other domain for a recommended maximum period of 24 months.)

APPLICATION INFORMATION

  • Funding decisions are communicated no more than 2 months after submission deadline.

See also..

Download the 2021 FNR Calls flyer in A3 poster or A5 flyer

LATEST JUMP NEWS

Info session JUMP21 Call – slides available!

JUMP21: Launch of 2021 Call

Evolution of FNR funding policies in 2021

JUMP HIGHLIGHTS

  • All
  • Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Information & Communication Technologies
  • Life Sciences, Biology & Medicine
  • Materials, Physics & Engineering
  • Opinion
  • Research meets industry
  • Spotlight on Young Researchers
  • Women in science

From lab to startup: LuxAI and QTrobot – a robot to help children with autism

From lab to spin-off: NIUM – nutrition as a therapeutic tool

We need both: start-ups and research-based spin-offs, but they need different support measures to be successful

LALA: An innovative programme to help children learn to read

Spotlight on Young Researchers: German Castignani

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

Spotlight on Young Researchers: Miguel Angel Olivares Mendez

Shifting the innovation gap in Luxembourg

POC: Pocket-sized intestines – the HuMiX model enables intestinal flora to be investigated under real conditions

Luxembourg researchers develop computer models for hundreds of bacterial strains

Better driving made easy thanks to Motion-S app

Study finds eating fiber prevents gut bacteria from eating you

Clear the stage for knowledge-based business ideas

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