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Marc Schiltz

Marc Schiltz
Secretary General and Executive Head
  • Nationalité luxembourgeoise
  • Marié

Biographie express

Marc Schiltz is the Secretary General and Executive Head of the Luxembourg National Research Fund, a position to which he was appointed in 2011. Since November 2017, he is President of Science Europe, an association of major European research funding and research performing organisations. He holds a PhD in Physics and an executive MBA from INSEAD. He has been active in research and higher education for more than 20 years in several European countries and is a recognised scientist in his field of expertise. He has developed a thorough expertise in strategic research management and organisation. Under his leadership, the FNR has significantly contributed to strengthen the quality and impact of the Luxembourg research system and to build bridges with the private sector and the international scientific community.

Expériences professionnelles

De janvier 2011 à aujourd'hui
  • Type de poste : Membre de la direction
  • Fonction : Secretary General and Executive Head
  • Détail : The Secretary General is the executive head of the FNR. He manages the running activities in accordance with the strategy and guidelines decided by the Board. He directs the Executive Agency of the FNR.
De octobre 2003 à juillet 2011
  • Fonction : Professor of Physics and Cristallography and Head of the Laboratory of Cristallography
De septembre 2001 à septembre 2002
  • Fonction : Senior Researcher
De septembre 1998 à septembre 2011
  • Fonction : Senior University Research Reader (Maître de Conférences)
  • Département/service : Physics Department
De septembre 1997 à septembre 1998
  • Fonction : Post-doctoral Fellow

Associations professionnelles

  • Co-editor of the scientific journal
De 2009 à 2011
  • Vice-President


De 1992 à 1997
  • Diplôme : PhD in Physics (Cristallography)
  • Notes et résultats obtenus : Summa cum laude
De 1988 à 1992
  • Diplôme : BSc and MSc in Chemical Physics

Titres honorifiques

  • Awardee of the 1997 "Prix Pierre Fromageot" rewarding the best PhD thesis Doctoral School Chemistry-Biology of the Paris Universities
  • Short-listed for the "Credit Suiss Award for Best Teaching"


    • Fonds national de la recherche (FNR)
    • Maison du Savoir - 2, avenue de l'Université L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
      BP 1777 L-1017 Luxembourg


Langues parlées

  • Luxembourgeois Bilingue, ou langue maternelle
  • Allemand Bilingue, ou langue maternelle
  • Français Bilingue, ou langue maternelle
  • Anglais Bilingue, ou langue maternelle