Results 2019 CORE Call

The FNR is pleased to communicate it has retained 37 research projects for funding in the 2019 CORE Call.

CORE is the central funding programme of the FNR, with a prime objective to strengthen the scientific quality of Luxembourg’s public research in strategic priority areas.

Please note, some bilateral projects are still pending final funding decisions by international partners. These projects are not included in this list. This page will be update accordingly in January 2020. Links to abstracts will also follow in January.

2020 CORE Call

The 2020 CORE Call will launch in early January 2020 (TBC). Deadline is Wednesday, 22 April 2020, 14:00 CET.

2019 Call funded projects

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Innovation in Services (IS)

Principal Investigator

David Howarth

Project title

Building Effective European Banking Supervision (BEEBS)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg

FNR Committed

€266,000

Principal Investigator

Maxime Cordy*

Project title

Behaviour-Induced Configuration of High Variability-Intensive Systems (BEEHIVE)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg (SnT)

FNR Committed

€656,000

Principal Investigator

Maria Rita Palattella

Project title

Design of LoRaWAN protocol Optimisation over SATellite Connection for precision agriculture applications (LoRaSAT)

Host institution

Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)

FNR Committed

€572,000

Principal Investigator

Symeon Chatzinotas

Project title

Autonomous Network Slicing for Integrated Satellite-Terrestrial Transport Networks (ASWELL)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg (SnT)

FNR Committed

€633,000

Principal Investigator

Peter Y.A. Ryan

Project title

Secure, Quantum-Safe, Practical Voting Technologies (EquiVoy)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg (SnT)

FNR Committed

€602,000

Principal Investigator

Michail Papadakis

Project title

Risk Analysis of Software Requirements Specification (RASoRS)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg (SnT)

FNR Committed

€614,000

Principal Investigator

Antonio Ken Iannillo*

Project title

Security Assessment of TrustZone-M enabled Software (STARTS)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg (SnT)

FNR Committed

€511,000

Principal Investigator

Project title

Resource Optimization for Next Generation of Flexible SATellite Payloads (FlexSAT)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg (SnT)

FNR Committed

€696,000

Principal Investigator

Björn Ottersten

Project title

Interconnecting the Sky in 5G and Beyond – A Joint Communication and Control Approach (5G-Sky)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg (SnT)

FNR Committed

€865,000

Domain Biomedical and Health Sciences (BM)

Principal Investigator

Clément Thomas

Project title

Actin cytoskeleton remodeling in tumor immune evasion – mechanistic aspects (ACTIVASION)

Host institution

Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH)

FNR Committed

€396,000

Co-funding with Fondation Cancer

Principal Investigator

Project title

The dark metaproteome: identifying proteins of unknown function in the human gut microbiome (metaPUF)

(Bilateral project – EMBL)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg (LCSB)

FNR Committed

€262,000

Principal Investigator

Cláudia Saraiva*

Project title

Axonal dying-back in Parkinson’s disease is caused by local axonal accumulations of defective mitochondria (AxPD)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg (LCSB)

FNR Committed

€569,000

Principal Investigator

Atte Aalto*

Project title

Dynamics modelling from single-cell data (DynCell)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg (LCSB)

FNR Committed

€439,000

Principal Investigator

Antonio del Sol Mesa

Project title

A single cell-based computational platform for cellular conversion to generate functionally mature cells – application to regenerative therapies (MATURITY)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg (LCSB)

FNR Committed

€658,000

Principal Investigator

Silvia Bolognin*

Project title

The role of NR2F1 in Parkinson’s disease (IDeM)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg (LCSB)

FNR Committed

€509,000

Principal Investigator

Project title

Contribution of Astrocyte Metabolism to Synucleinopathy in Parkinson’s disease. (CAMeSyn)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg (LCSB)

FNR Committed

€876,000

Principal Investigator

Valerie Moran*

Project title

Assessment of Primary Care Performance in Luxembourg (APPEAL)

Host institution

Luxembourg Institute of Socio Economic Research (LISER)

FNR Committed

€463,000

Domain New Functional and Intelligent Materials and Surfaces and New Sensing Applications (MS)

Principal Investigator

Nicolò Maccaferri*

Project title

Ultrafast coherent hybridization of photons and spins in multi-functional magnetoplasmonic metamaterials (ULTRON)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg

FNR Committed

€430,000

Principal Investigator

Project title

Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics of Electronic Circuits (NTEC)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg

FNR Committed

€610,000

Principal Investigator

Project title

Topological Fluid Mechanics: Decoding emergent dynamics in anisotropic fluids and living systems (TOPOFLUME)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg

FNR Committed

€763,000

Principal Investigator

Edvin Idrisov*

Project title

Hybrid mesoscale devices based on quantum Hall edge states (HYBMES)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg

FNR Committed

€357,000

Principal Investigator

Alvaro Antonio Estupinan Donoso*

Project title

Experimental and Numerical Investigation on Synthesis of Tungsten and Tungsten Carbide (TuCaNG)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg

FNR Committed

€404,000

Principal Investigator

Igor Poltavskyi*

Project title

Quantum-based machine learning for flexible molecules (QML-FLEX)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg

FNR Committed

€345,000

Principal Investigator

Roberto Quintana Vicente

Project title

Deposition of Multifunctional COATings with Interpenetrating Hydrogel Networks by Liquid nanopulsed Plasma Polymerization (COATIHN)

Host institution

Luxembourg Institute of Science & Technology (LIST)

FNR Committed

€590,000

Principal Investigator

Petru Lunca Popa

Project title

Strain-engineering the hole mobility in off-stoichiometric copper chromium delafossite (STEERMOB)

Host institution

Luxembourg Institute of Science & Technology (LIST)

FNR Committed

€657,000

Principal Investigator

Emanuele Barborini

Project title

Cluster Assembled Materials Tuning for Sensing (CLASMARTS)

Host institution

Luxembourg Institute of Science & Technology (LIST)

FNR Committed

€764,000

Societal Challenges (SC)

Principal Investigator

Philipp Sonnleitner*

Project title

Fairness of latest Innovations in Item and Test development in Mathematics (FAIR-ITEMS)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg

FNR Committed

€388,000

Principal Investigator

Sofie Regina Waltl

Project title

Are People Aware of their (Housing) Wealth? Assessing Owner-Estimated Home Values in Survey and Experimental Data (ASSESS)

Host institution

Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER)

FNR Committed

€391,000

Principal Investigator

Project title

Collaboration with Parents and Multiliteracy in early Childhood Education (COMPARE)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg

FNR Committed

€350,000

Principal Investigator

Amandine Van Rinsveld

Project title

Acquisition of Number Concepts in the Multilingual Brain (MultiMath)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg

FNR Committed

€617,000

Principal Investigator

Project title

Age Acceleration and the Life Course (ALAC)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg

FNR Committed

€654,000

Principal Investigator

Andreia Costa

Project title

Academic Success in Autism: The impact of emotions and multilingualism (ASA)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg

FNR Committed

€397,000

Principal Investigator

Denis Scuto

Project title

WARLUX: Soldiers and their communities in WWII: The impact and legacy of war experiences in Luxembourg (WARLUX)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg (C2DH)

FNR Committed

€958,000

Sustainable Resource Management in Luxembourg (SR)

Principal Investigator

Anina Glumac*

Project title

Data-Driven Approach for Urban Wind Energy Harvesting (DATA4WIND)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg (SnT)

FNR Committed

€582,000

Principal Investigator

Carlos Wetzel*

Project title

Diatoms as indicators of soil conditions: a high throughput sequencing approach (DISCO)

Host institution

Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)

FNR Committed

€466,000

Principal Investigator

Mauro Sulis

Project title

ClimAte and Plant hydruAlics Controls on drought predIction uncertainty in a new-generation Terrestrial sYstem model (CAPACITY)

Host institution

Luxembourg Institute of Science & Technology (LIST)

FNR Committed

€522,000

Principal Investigator

Christian Schulz

Project title

Regional approaches towards alternative economies and sustainable finance (AltFin)

Host institution

University of Luxembourg

FNR Committed

€740,000

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