• Nationalité Luxembourgeoise
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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 also 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.

Langues parlées

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


Expériences professionnelles

  • Fonds National de la Recherche (FNR)

    Fonds National de la Recherche (FNR) (Établissement Public)

    • Chief Executive Officer
    • février 2011 à aujourd'hui
  • Science Europe

    • President
    • novembre 2017 à aujourd'hui
  • Global Research Council

    • Member of the Governing Board
    • décembre 2017 à aujourd'hui
  • Luxembourg Agency for Research Integrity (LARI)

    • Chairman of the Board
    • décembre 2016 à aujourd'hui
  • Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

    • Professor of Physics and Cristallography and Head of the Laboratory of Cristallography
    • octobre 2003 à juillet 2011
  • Global Phasing Ltd., Cambridge, UK

    • Senior Researcher
    • septembre 2001 à septembre 2002
  • University of Paris XI (Orsay), France

    • Senior University Research Reader (Maître de Conférences)
    • septembre 1998 à septembre 2011
  • MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK

    • Post-doctoral Fellow
    • septembre 1997 à septembre 1998


Associations professionnelles

  • Acta Crystallogryphia (section D)

    • Co-editor of the scientific journal
    • 2011 à aujourd'hui
  • Swiss Society of Crystallography

    • Vice-President
    • 2009 - 2011

Formations et distinctions

University of Paris XI (Orsay), France

  • PhD in Physics (Cristallography)
  • 1992 - 1997

University of Paris VII, France

  • BSc and MSc in Chemical Physics
  • 1988 - 1992


  • Fonds National de la Recherche (FNR)
  • Maison du Savoir ~ 2, avenue de l'Université, L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette