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Launch 2023 Industrial Fellowships Call

The 2023 Industrial Fellowships call is now open, with a deadline of 21 April 2023, 14:00 CET. Please note there is only one Industrial Fellowships call in 2023.

The Industrial Fellowships programme awards PhD and Postdoc grants to researchers who carry out their PhD and/or postdoc training in collaboration with a company in Luxembourg.

Go to Industrial Fellowships programme page

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Results 2024 KITS Call

The FNR is pleased to communicate that 4 of 8 projects were selected for funding in the 2024 KITS Call, an FNR commitment of 995,000. Through KITS, the FNR offers competitive funding to Luxembourg’s public research institutions. This support aims to help these institutions broaden and enhance their existing knowledge and technology transfer endeavors.

Results 2024 AFR Call

The FNR is pleased to announce that 28 of 111 PhD proposals have been selected for funding in the 2024 AFR Individual Call, representing an FNR commitment of 6 MEUR. 13 of the 28 funded candidates are female.

INTERnational cooperation: Info session slides & QUEBEC-hosted webinar Audace FRQ Call

The FNR is pleased to share the slides from the info & networking session that took place on 11 July. Quebec is hosting an info webinar on 23 July 2024. The new call has pre proposal deadline on 18 September 2024, and full proposal deadline on 11 December.

Results 2023 PRIDE Call

The FNR is pleased to announce that 8 of 15 Doctoral Training Unit (DTU) proposals have been selected for funding in the 2023 PRIDE Call, amount to a total of 68 PhD grants. Under the PRIDE programme, a block of PhD grants is awarded to a consortium of excellent researchers united around a coherent research and training programme. PRIDE is open to all domains of research and technological development.

Launch 2024-2 PSP Classic Call

The FNR is pleased to communicate the opening of the 2024-1 PSP-Classic Call for proposals. Through the Promoting Science to the Public (PSP) programme, the FNR supports projects and activities that allow the target audience – the public – to come into contact with science and research in an interactive way. Deadline: 21 October 2024, 14:00 CET.

Results RESCOM 2024 Call

The FNR is pleased to communicate that 15 projects have been selected for funding in the 2024 RESCOM Call, an FNR commitment of 595,270 EUR. Through RESCOM, the FNR supports communication between researchers to promote scientific outcomes. Of the retained proposals, 10 are International Scientific Conferences and 5 are Lecture Series.

Grand Prix en Sciences biologiques of the Section des Sciences de l’Institut grand-ducal awarded to Professor Tom Battin, EPFL

The international Jury of the Grand Prix en Sciences biologiques sponsored by Cactus s.a. unanimously decided to award the Grand Prix en Sciences biologiques 2023 to Professor Tom Battin for his pioneering and original research work on the ecology, architecture and biogeochemistry of freshwater stream microbial biofilms, especially significantly contributing to advance our knowledge about the microbiome of the streams that drain the roof of our planet, notably glacier-fed streams, now vanishing at a rapid pace owing to climate change.

Results 2024 INTER Mobility Call

The FNR is pleased to communicate that 8 projects were retained for funding in the 2024 INTER Mobility call, an FNR commitment of 428,500 00 EUR. 5 projects are “in” (researchers from abroad coming to Luxembourg), and 3 are “out” (Luxembourg-based researchers going abroad).

CoARA 1 question survey – your input needed

As a part of the CoARA Working Group “Experiments in Assessment”, researchers are encouraged to answer a 1 question survey launched to collect ideas and potential experiments to change research assessment. The idea is to collect as many ideas as possible, and then create a catalogue that will be shared openly as well as develop a few ideas into pilots to be run by CoARA partners. 

Results 2024-1 PSP Classic Call

The FNR is pleased to communicate that 13 projects were selected for funding in the 2024-1 PSP Classic Call, an FNR commitment of 225,666 EUR. Through the PSP (Promoting Science to the Public), the FNR supports projects that bring science closer to the general public or students.