Results 2017-1 PoC Call

3 of 8 eligible projects have been retained for funding in the 2017-1 Proof of Concept (PoC) Call. This represents an FNR commitment of 797,300 EUR.

Proof of Concept (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 PoC programme provides financial support to universities and research institutes in Luxembourg, to help them make their research ideas more attractive to potential investors.

Funded projects

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORHOST INSTITUTIONPROJECT TITLEDURATIONFNR COMMITTED
Paul WilmesUniversity of LuxembourgiHuMiX – a personalised model of human gut for testing the efficacy of drugs and dietary compounds24 months499.400 €

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORHOST INSTITUTIONPROJECT TITLEDURATIONFNR COMMITTED
Bhavani Shankar Mysore Rama RaoUniversity of Luxembourg (SnT)RAFAEL – RainFall Estimation using signalling data of satellite communication network16 months248.900 €

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORHOST INSTITUTIONPROJECT TITLEDURATIONFNR COMMITTED
Pascale Engel de AbreuUniversity of LuxembourgLALA – Lauter lëschteg Lauter12 months49.000 €

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