Research Industry Collaboration

Aims at increasing collaboration among research organizations, the business sector and society as a whole with the aim of meeting Luxembourg's major societal challenges and strengthening national competitiveness.

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Research Industry Collaboration

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Joint Call Defence 2024

The Directorate of Defence of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, the Ministry of the Economy, the National Research Fund and Luxinnovation join forces to offer a new funding opportunity to


Launch of a joint call for "5G Communication technologies" projects

A new funding opportunity for consortia wishing to take advantage of 5G communication technologies in their field of research or business


Launch of a second joint call for "High Performance Computing" projects

Helping you to successfully respond to the 2023 joint call for High-Performance Computing (HPC) projects.

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The National Research Fund (FNR) and the Ministry of the Economy encourage research collaborations by offering funding for topics that are of interest for the Luxembourg economy and society.

Select an open call / challenge and start your journey towards a successful collaborative project supported by public funds.

How it works

The role of the platform managed by Luxinnovation is to help

  1. Matchmaking
  2. Apply for a thematic call
    Apply for a thematic call

What we can do for you

This platform facilitates the exchange of information between the parties involved in collaborative projects.

It tackles three core aspects:

  • Finding relevant partners (ideation phase)
  • Getting the funders’ perspective on whether your project aligns with the call topic and on the eligibility of the partners involved (project definition phase);
  • Building one single technical document that all partners agree on, which can be used to request public funding in Luxembourg (project preparation phase).
How it works
You are

A research organisation

Are you working on a research activity that could be further leveraged through a collaboration with a company? Tell us about the current status of your research work and define what you expect from a collaboration with a company. Collaborative research is an effective way to bring the results of your project to the market.

You are

A company

Are you working for a business or have identified a business opportunity? Innovation is key to secure your market position or to enter into the market. What about tapping into the formidable resources of public research? Collaborative research is an accelerator of your innovation strategy.