UKRI Lead Agency Agreement with Fonds National de la Recherche (FNR)

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An agreement between the UK and Luxembourg enabling UK principal investigators to submit collaborative applications with co-investigators employed by institutions in Luxembourg.

This memorandum of understanding (MoU) between UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the Fonds National de la Recherche (FNR) establishes a lead agency agreement whereby UKRI will receive and assess joint applications from eligible UK and Luxembourg applicants on behalf of both organisations.

Under the agreement, joint UK-Luxembourg applications can be submitted to the UKRI council’s responsive mode funding opportunities, in some cases named standard research grant opportunities.

Collaborative research applications led by UK applicants, with Luxembourg researchers, may be submitted in any single or cross-disciplinary area which fits within the remit of the participating research councils.

Joint UK-Luxembourg applications are eligible to the following funding opportunities:

Conditions will vary depending on the research council and funding opportunity to which an application is being submitted. Applicants should refer to UKRI’s funding finder for further details on individual funding opportunities.

Applicants should consult the specific funding opportunity guidance and the relevant research council’s guidance to applicants for further information. For key contact details of each of the participating research councils, applicants should refer to the ‘Contact’ section.

Funding body Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
Maximum value Discretionary
Reference ID S24647
Category Arts and Humanities
Biotechnology and Biology
Economic and Social Research
Engineering and Physical Sciences
Medical Research
Natural Environment
Science and Technology
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