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 INVESTIGATOR HOST INSTITUTION PROJECT TITLE DURATION FNR COMMITTED
Paul Wilmes University of Luxembourg iHuMiX – a personalised model of human gut for testing the efficacy of drugs and dietary compounds 24 months 499.400 €

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR HOST INSTITUTION PROJECT TITLE DURATION FNR COMMITTED
Bhavani Shankar Mysore Rama Rao University of Luxembourg (SnT) RAFAEL – RainFall Estimation using signalling data of satellite communication network 16 months 248.900 €

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR HOST INSTITUTION PROJECT TITLE DURATION FNR COMMITTED
Pascale Engel de Abreu University of Luxembourg LALA – Lauter lëschteg Lauter 12 months 49.000 €

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