Career Stage(s): Established Researcher, Leading Researcher,

Funding Type(s): Project Funding,

Deadline: 21-04-2022 14:00 CET

Call launch: 2022 Call launch: December 2021


The OPEN programme provides funding for a limited number of high quality research projects in areas that are not covered by the national research priorities. More details will follow soon.

It aims at supporting established researchers to pursue innovative research projects of high scientific quality in emerging research areas in Luxembourg. OPEN is restricted to experienced researchers with a proven track record in their respective field.

Info session slides

The FNR shared general updates on FNR funding policies as well as specificities of the CORE and OPEN 2022 call with the Luxembourgish research community. All changes are also be highlighted in documents for the 2022 calls, which have been released. Please check the call specific programmes for additional information.
Points covered included:
1. Update on FNR-wide measures and policies: Research culture, Individual Narrative profile (CV), ORCID, Research data management, OPEN Access
2. What’s new in CORE 2022: International collaboration extended, Extension of the collaboration between FNR and the Fondation Cancer to CORE and now also to CORE International projects, streamlined financial guidelines (FNR wide)

3. CORE & OPEN specifics, reminders and important take-aways


OPEN projects have a lifespan of 2 – 3 years.


  • The FNR allocates a maximum financial contribution of 1.5 MEUR for the OPEN 2022 Call.
  • Co-funding of a minimum of 25% of the total project costs (all partners included) by the contracting research institution is required.


  • Deadline for submissions is 21 April 2022, 14:00 CET. (Same deadline as for the CORE Call.)
  • Funding decisions will be communicated to applicants by end-October 2022.
  • Applicants should be aware that if the proposal falls within the thematic remit of the country’s research priorities, the proposal will be rejected.

See also..

Download the A3 poster or the flyer with descriptions.


Results 2021 OPEN Call

Results 2020 OPEN Call

Results 2019 OPEN Call

Results 2018 OPEN Call


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