International Collaboration in Chemistry_

The National Reseach Fund (FNR) is pleased to inform you that the third joint call for project proposals in the ‘International Collaboration in Chemistry’ between U.S. Investigators and their Counterparts Abroad (ICC) with the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) is opened.

The NSF and the FNR, which are counterpart national funding organizations in the U.S. and Luxembourg, respectively, seek to enhance opportunities for collaborative activities in chemistry between U.S. and Luxembourg investigators. The NSF and the FNR will accept new collaborative research proposals between chemists from the U.S. and Luxembourg who work in academic/public research institutions.

The proposals will be evaluated by the NSF and the FNR. If both recommendations are favourable, the FNR will fund the national part of the project. The FNR earmarked a total budget of 800.000 EUR in the framework of it’s INTER programme (International Collaboration) covering the period of three years for this activity.

Call Information & Deadline:
The deadline for submitting the mandatory pre-proposal to FNR is 4 November 2011 (5 p.m. proposer’s local time) in accordance with the terms of the information
provided onhttp://www.fnr.lu/en/Grants-Activities/Research-Programmes/INTER-Programme.
Full-proposals can be submitted upon invitation only.

Information for U.S. researchers can be found on the NSF website http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf11585

The earliest start of the projects will be July 2012.

For any enquiries about your proposal please contact,

Christiane Kaell
Senior Programme Manager
Fonds National de la Recherche
6, rue Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
P.O. Box 1777 L-1017 Luxembourg
Tel: +352 261925-34 / Fax: +352 261925-35 christiane.kaell@fnr.lu, www.fnr.lu

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