EUREKA is a publicly-funded, intergovernmental network, involving over 45 countries. Its objective is to optimise European competitiveness by fostering innovation-driven entrepreneurship in Europe, between small and large industry, research institutes and universities. With this strong market orientation, EUREKA complements the EU’s programmes of strategic research by encouraging collaboration between organisations across Europe.


IraSME is a network of funding programmes from different countries / regions that share the same goal: Supporting small businesses in their innovation efforts. The network is coordinated by AiF Projekt GmbH under the umbrella of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi). Luxinnovation is participating in IraSME. Luxembourg companies can be funded by the Ministry of the Economy under the R&D aid scheme.

Electronic components and Systems for European Leadership (ECSEL)

The ECSEL Joint Undertaking - the Public-Private Partnership for Electronic Components and Systems – funds Research, Development and Innovation projects for world-class expertise in these key enabling technologies, essential for Europe's competitive leadership in the era of the digital economy. Luxembourg’s Ministry of the Economy supports ECSEL through Luxinnovation.

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R&D project results: A digital assessment tool for senior fitness


SportMed A.G. SA has recently released “mobee® care”, a digital tool for assessing the fitness level of people over 60 and helping them stay healthy and mobile. The tool has been developed in the context of an R&D project co-funded by the Ministry of the Economy and supported by Luxinnovation.
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New aid scheme stimulates business investment in the context of COVID-19


On 22 July 2020, the Chamber of Deputies unanimously approved the bill implementing a new aid financial aid instrument aimed at encouraging companies that have suffered the impact of the COVID-19 crisis to carry out economic development, digitalisation and environmental protection projects. Firms are invited to join a series of webinars providing further information about the scheme.
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Solutions for rapid improvements in understanding, mitigating and responding to the pandemic


The European Commission (EC) has launched several Research and Innovation actions through its main research framework Horizon 2020 to address the COVID-19 crisis.
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