Overview

Country(s): Japan,

Deadline: 08-12-2015 14:00 CET

PROGRAMME SUMMARY

The collaboration agreement between the FNR and RIKEN launched with one call in 2015. In the 2015 call, 1 project was funded, 5 grants awarded. This page will be updated accordingly once information about a 2016 call is available.

Research projects must be based on cooperation between a Luxembourg based eligible research institution and one of the RIKEN research centres.

The majority of the research activities will need to be carried out at a Luxembourg based eligible research institution, i.e. more than 50 % of research time is spent in Luxembourg, under an employment contract. Additionally at least 20% of the research time must be spent at one or several of RIKEN research centres.

The funding available for the 2015 call may cover up to 8 positions.

Funding will be granted up to 4 years for PhD candidates and up to 2 years for postdoctoral researchers according to the rules of the AFR programme.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

All applications must be submitted via the FNR Online Grant Management System.

There are two categories of applications:

  • Individual applications for a single PhD or Postdoc position. In this case the PhD or Postdoc candidate himself/herself submits the proposal to FNR.
  • Collective applications for at least 2 PhD and/or Postdoc positions. In this case the proposal is submitted by a coordinator at an eligible Luxembourg host institution. It is not expected that the respective PhD and/or Postdoc candidates are already known at the application stage.
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