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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


Successful completion of FNR NCER-PD, launch “ParkinsonNet Luxembourg”

Luxembourg is pulling together its competences on a national scale to provide optimal care for people with neurodegenerative diseases: Following the completion of the first FNR NCER – National Centre of Excellence in Research on Parkinson’s Disease (NCER-PD) – a successful pilot project that ran over the past six years, the Réseau de compétences maladies … Continued

LuxAid BRIDGES: Launch pilot Call

Following the SEEDLING call for proposals, the FNR, the Directorate for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs (MFEA) and the Luxembourg Development Cooperation Agency LuxDev are joining forces to put forward a first pilot Call under the LuxAid BRIDGES programme. The aim is to support Research Luxembourg actors … Continued

Calling research facilitators: Join the RM Roadmap demo session

The RM Roadmap project co-creation process will see research managers from 40 nations across Europe discussing their countries’ current research management landscapes. Join the RM Roadmap demonstration session Monday, September 25, 14:00 – 15:30 CEST (online)

Master, PhD and Postdocs – apply now to attend the 2024 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting!

The FNR is pleased to announce the Call for talented young researchers to participate as Luxembourg delegates at the 73rd edition of the renowned Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau, Germany. The meeting takes place from 30 June to 5 July 2024, and is dedicated to Physics. Deadline to apply is Friday, 20 October 2023. The meeting will see … Continued

FNR Awards 2023: Register now!

The FNR is pleased to open the registration for the 15th edition of FNR Awards Ceremony, taking place on Thursday, 19 October at 18:30 in Belval. The 2023 FNR Awards Ceremony will be hosted by Lisa Burke and the FNR’s Michèle Weber, in the presence of Minister for Higher Education & Research, Claude Meisch. Register … Continued

Results first HPC-BRIDGES Call

The FNR is pleased to communicate that 4 of 7 projects were retained for funding in the first HPC-BRIDGES Call, a joint call between the FNR, the Ministry of the Economy and Luxinnovation, an FNR commitment of 1.59 MEUR. The second HPC-BRIDGES Call is now open, with deadlines of 15 November 2023 (Phase 1) and 29 February 2024 (Phase 2).

Results LuxAid BRIDGES Seedling call

10 seedling proposals have been selected for funding in the framework of first pilot LuxAid-BRIDGES call, as part of which the FNR, the Directorate for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs (MFEA) and the Luxembourg Development Cooperation Agency LuxDev have joined forces to support Research Luxembourg actors in initiating transdisciplinary research projects … Continued

Results 2022 PSP Flagship Call

Four of five submitted proposals were retained for funding in the 2022 PSP Flagship Call, an FNR commitment of 1.52 MEUR. Through PSP-Flagship, the FNR supports longer-term promoting science to the public projects. The next PSP-Flagship deadline is 1 March 2024, 14:00 CET.

Results 2023-1 PSP Classic Call

13 of 18 submitted proposals were recommended for funding in the 2023-1 PSP Classic Call, with one project retracted after being retained for funding. The FNR commits 265,069 EUR to 12 PSP-Classic projects. The FNR’s PSP programme provides support for promoting science to the public. Deadline for the 2023-2 Call is 20 October 2023, 14:00 … Continued

The Science Slam Luxembourg is back – don’t miss out!

On 15 September it’s once again time for science on stage. At 7 pm in the Salle Robert Krieps in the Abbey Neimënster, young scientists from Luxembourg will compete for the favor of the audience. In 10 minutes, they will present their scientific work in an entertaining way. At the end, the audience decides which presentation was the best and is awarded the Science Slam trophy. The topics originate from the entire spectrum of Luxembourg’s research landscape: from chemistry and biology, but also from social sciences and finance.