The FNR and FWO have an agreement in place to support bilateral research projects between scientists based in Belgium and Luxembourg. All research proposals must explicitly demonstrate the scientific added value of to the complementary cross-border research activities.
The FWO is the lead agency in this agreement and will manage all bilateral FNR / FWO projects.
Funding is limited to research projects with a maximum duration of 4 years.
1. WHERE TO APPLY: LEAD AGENCY
The FWO is the lead agency in this agreement – all application forms, including the FNR INTER application forms, must be submitted to the FWO.
In addition, the full proposal, including the FNR INTER documents, must be submitted to the FNR no later than 5 days after the FWO deadline. This must be done via the FNR Online Grant Management System.
2. WHEN TO APPLY
The deadline for calls under the FNR / FWO agreement is 1 April, every year. As the 2017 Call deadline falls on a Saturday, applications can be submitted the first working day after 1 April, so on Monday 3 April 2017. Funding decisions are announced by the FWO in November.
Research proposals will be evaluated by the FWO in accordance with national rules.