Info & networking session: Meet Luxembourg partners in view of the NORFACE ‘Transformations to Sustainability’ (T2S) Call 2017!

The FNR is pleased to invite Luxembourg researchers to an info and networking session on a new European Call in 2017 for interdisciplinary research projects in the domain of “Transformations to Sustainability (T2S)” initiated by the Belmont Forum and the NORFACE network. The session takes place on 31 January 2017, with a registration deadline of 27 January.

About the new T2S Call

Climate change, environmental degradation and resource pressures have created unprecedented situations for societies worldwide. Conventional knowledge and capacity building to tackle the challenges associated with sustainability have proven inadequate, and a comprehensive and concerted research initiative is needed to boost research on transformations to sustainability that can catalyse new kinds of solutions to environmental and social challenges.

Transformations to Sustainability (T2S) is a new funding programme for international, transdisciplinary projects addressing transformations to sustainability initiated by the Belmont Forum and NORFACE network.

In addition to Luxembourg/the FNR, the programme is supported by funding agencies from the following countries: Belgium, Brazil, Chinese Taipei, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Japan, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the USA.

The official Launch of the Call has been postponed and will be communicated here as soon as more information is available.

FNR Info and Networking Session

The FNR is pleased to invite to an information & networking session in Belval on 31 January 2017 for the T2S Call. The aim of the session is to inform about the call and to meet potential applicants of the upcoming T2S Call. **update, the Call has now been launched**

Date, time & location

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

17:00 – 19:00

Black Box (Maison des Sciences Humaines), Porte des Sciences, Esch-sur-Alzette


17:00 – 18:00: NORFACE T2S Info Session

18:00 – 19:00: Informal networking / meet & greet with drinks provided by FNR

About NORFACE Era-net

NORFACE (New Opportunities for Research Funding Agency Co-operation in Europe) is a collaborative partnership of national research funding agencies from 18 European countries.

The FNR supports the NORFACE programme as part of its INTER scheme facilitating international cooperation.

How to register

Please register using the form below. Note that a list of participants will be circulated among the participants ahead of the session.


Download registration form (please return via email to


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