In order to support the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem, the Ministry of the Economy, in collaboration with Luxinnovation, will launch a call for projects entitled “StartupsVsCovid19” on 9 April 2020. A series of webinars on the main support measures that start-ups can benefit from will also be organised.
As part of the “Digital transformation journey for SMEs” initiative, Luxinnovation collaborates with FundecytPCTEX (ES) and SC IPA SA (RO). The objective is to publish a guide with tools to help other innovation agencies and organisations to drive digitalisation in companies.
A significant increase to the European Innovation Council (EIC) Pilot budget has been adopted by the European Commission to support game-changing, market-creating innovation and deep-tech SMEs to scale-up, paving the ground for the launch of a ‘fully-fledged’ programme in Horizon Europe (2021 – 2027).
In response to the economic challenges arising from the coronavirus crisis, the Luxembourg government announced on 25 March 2020 the launch of a massive stabilisation programme for the national economy. Measures for a total of €8.8 billion will help companies face the immediate shortage of cash and maintain employment.
The Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) is a €3.7 billion Public-Private Partnership between the EU and the Bio-based Industries Consortium. Operating under Horizon 2020, this EU body is driven by the Vision and Strategic Innovation and Research Agenda (SIRA) developed by the industry. Read more
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Fit 4 Start is today an internationally recognised programme for innovative start-ups with a strong drive to succeed. The objective is to select the most promising start-ups and give them access to ea... Read more
FIT 4 START 9 - Thank you and congrats!
Ten ICT start-ups, five companies in the healthtech sector and five in space tech were admitted into Luxembourg’s renowned acceleration programme Fit 4 Start at the Pitching & Graduation Day on 3 October. The biggest ever cohort of participants will benefit from intensive coaching, free access to co-working facilities and a subsidy of up to €150,000.
Fit 4 Start - Cedric Spaas, CEO of Arspectra
“We chose Luxembourg for the central location and potential to grow.”