AFR-PPP 2016-2: Funded projects

In the 2016-2 Call for the FNR’s innovation programme AFR-PPP, 9 out of 20 eligible projects have been recommended for funding, representing a commitment of 1.4 MEUR. Of the 9 AFR-PPP grants, 4 are PhD grants, while 5 are Postdoc grants.

The AFR-PPP scheme for PhD and Postdoc grants supports researchers who carry out their PhD and/or postdoc training in collaboration with a company in Luxembourg. The scheme is open to all researchers, regardless of their nationality. Collaborating companies must have a presence in Luxembourg.

AFR-PPP PHD

APPLICANTHOST INSTITUTIONCOLLABORATING INSTITUTIONPROJECT TITLEAFR-PPP PHDAFR-PPP TRAININGAFR-PPP TRAVEL
Mariem JobraneLIST – Luxembourg Institute of Science & TechnologyUniversite de Gabes (ISSTEG)
Myriado Cleantech
Optimization of a solar evaporation/condensation desalination system for drinking water production €187,404 € 6,000 €1,000
Jevgenij KrivochizaSnT (UL)SES S.AEnd-to-end Signal Processing Algorithms for Precoded Satellite Communications €187,404 € 6,000 € 250
Patrick Oliver GlaunerSnT (UL)CHOICE TechnologiesSpatio-Temporal Processes for Electricity Theft Detection €187,404 € 6,000 € 250
Bruno CouttyMahle Behr Luxembourg SarlUniversite de SherbrookeDevelopment and implementation of fan aeroacoustic simulation tool integrated in vehicle engine cooling application €187,404 € 6,000 € 250

 

AFR-PPP POSTDOC

APPLICANT NAMEHOST INSTITUTIONCOLLABORATING INSTITUTIONPROJECT TITLEAFR-PPP PDAFR-PPP TRAININGAFR-PPP TRAVEL
Vesselin VelichkovDeloitteUniversity of Luxembourg / SnTSmart Contracts: Security and Analytics € 129,038 € 4,000 € 250
Carlos CoutoAstron Buildings S.A. (Luxembourg)University of AveiroDevelopment of an innovative design method for structural stability verification of tapered steel members with variable class 4 sections € 129,038 € 4,000 € 1,000
Thomas SchaubroeckLIST – Luxembourg Institute of Science & TechnologyTarkettPVC flooring recycling: a sustainability assessment of different circular business models € 129,038 € 4,000 €  250
Marcin SeredynskiE-Bus Competence Center SarlUnversity of Luxembourg
LIST
Dynamic Zero Emission Bus Corridor Management €  129,038 € 4,000 € 250
Jeroen Karl P. JolyUniversite du LuxembourgTNS ILRESImproving Social and Political Data (Collection, Analysis & Dissemination) in Luxembourg €  129,038 € 4,000 € 250

 


Euraxess Luxembourg: Foreign Researcher’s guide to Luxembourg

Have you just been selected for the AFR PPP programme? Congratulations!

Euraxess Luxembourg helps researchers settle in in Luxembourg – they have also just published their new edition of the Foreign Researcher’s guide to Luxembourg.

It offers essential advice to help newcomers in all the administrative procedures and practical information related to issues of daily life in Luxembourg, such as:

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