Results 2018 OPEN Call

The FNR is pleased to communicate the results of the 2018 OPEN Call for proposals: 3 of 6 eligible projects have been retained for funding, an FNR commitment of 1.29 MEUR. 

The OPEN programme provides funding for a limited number of high quality research projects in areas that are currently not covered by the FNR’s thematic CORE programme. It aims at supporting established researchers to pursue innovative research projects of high scientific quality in emerging research areas in Luxembourg. In order to identify the most excellent projects, the FNR submits project proposals to an assessment by independent international experts. Among the 6 project proposals that were submitted, 3 have been selected for funding.

Funded projects

Principal Investigator

Ivan Nourdin

Project title

APproximation Of Gaussian functionals (APOGee)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg

FNR Committed

€580,000

Principal Investigator

Frank Hofmann

Project title

Rational Reflection Examined (RREXAM)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg

FNR Committed

€256,000

Principal Investigator

Norman Teferle

Project title

Advanced Asymmetry Tropospheric Products for Meteorology from GNSS and SAR observations (VAPOUR)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg

FNR Committed

€461,000

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