On 21 October 2021 at 6.30pm the 13th edition of the FNR Awards begin. Held once per year, the FNR Awards reward outstanding efforts in science and science communication in Luxembourg.

Since 2009, the FNR has held the annual FNR Awards, where researchers and science communicators are recognised for outstanding efforts. Awards are presented in different categories, with each award doted with a 5000 EUR prize. Since 2009, nearly 80 FNR Awards have been awarded to researchers and science communicators in Luxembourg to recognise their contributions.

As of the 2021 FNR Awards, the categories are as follows:

  • Outstanding PhD Thesis

  • Outstanding Scientific Achievement – new!

  • Outstanding Promotion of Science to the Public

  • Outstanding Mentor – new!

The FNR Awards are presented at an official celebration – the FNR Awards Ceremony – which also serves as a celebration of science and research in Luxembourg. In 2020, the celebration took place in a 100% digital format for the first time.

Cannot make it to the FNR Awards in person? A live stream of the FNR Awards 2021 Ceremony will be embedded on this page you are on now.