Female ATTRACT Fellows interviewed

Timed with the recently-launched ATTRACT Call, the FNR has conducted an interview with the only two female ATTRACT Fellows, where they talk about what challenges they face and what the FNR can do to make the programme more attractive to female scientists. Starting with the 2016/17 Call, the FNR introduced a quota for the ATTRACT … Continued

2017-2 Poc and KITS Calls for proposals

The 2017-2 Proof-of-Concept (PoC) and KITS Calls are open for proposals. The submission deadline for both Calls is Friday, 6 October 2017, 14:00 CET.   About PoC PoC is the FNR’s facilitation programme for successful commercialisation of research results. With the goal of encouraging the translation of high impact research into commercially viable innovations, the … Continued

WiSE – Women in Science and Engineering in Luxembourg: Conclusions and Recommendations from the WiSE Colloquium

Thanks to a persistent political commitment and considerable government investments into the public and private R&D sector, Luxembourg has the opportunity to welcome a growing number of talented researchers with rich and varied profiles. Yet, Luxembourg currently suffers from a stark lack of female scientists and engineers, particularly in senior positions. “Only 24 per cent … Continued

Save the date: National PhD Welcome Day 2017

Are you one of the roughly 150 first-year PhD candidates doing research in Luxembourg? We would like to welcome you all and have you gathered at the 2017 National PhD Welcome Day, happening on Thursday, 26 October 2017. What goes on in doctoral training and research in the country? What’s life like in the Greater … Continued

Save the date: National OpenAIRE conference

The FNR is pleased to invite to Luxembourg’s first National OpenAIRE conference on Thursday, 26 October 2017, which will feature talks and discussions on all things Open Science. Research is becoming progressively more open, transparent and accessible to society. Open Science is all about making publications free to access (Open Access), rendering data and code available … Continued

2017 PRIDE Info session: Presentation available for download

Following the info session about the 2017 PRIDE Call, the presentation is now available for download. 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. The deadline for submitting a Commitment of Participation for the current PRIDE Call is Wednesday, … Continued

35 new COST Actions to be launched

  The FNR is pleased to inform that COST has decided to support 35 new Actions in all fields of science and research. COST Actions are networks of researchers all over Europe and abroad. Each COST Action is a bottom-up science and technology network in fields that are of interest to at least five COST countries with a … Continued

CORE PPP: 2017-1 Call results

In the 2017-1 CORE PPP Call, 5 of 6 eligible projects have been selecting for funding – representing an FNR commitment of 2.21 MEUR. The CORE-PPP programme provides financial support for industry partnerships between public research institutions in Luxembourg and national or international companies. Funded projects Domain Material Sciences: 3 projects PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR HOST INSTITUTION … Continued

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