The UK and the EU have agreed a flexible extension of the Article 50 period to 31 January 2020. During this period, the UK will remain a member of the EU with all the relevant rights and obligations. This means that UK organisations can continue to participate in Horizon 2020 as a Member State.
The INNOWWIDE pilot call intends to bring European highly innovative SMEs to the forefront of international markets by opening two calls that will allow them to conduct Viability Assessment Projects (VAPs) in cooperation with local stakeholders. It will, then, create the conditions to increase the uptake of European innovative solutions in markets outside of Europe. The VAP lasts no longer than six months.
As part of the “Digital transformation journey for SMEs” initiative, Luxinnovation met with @FundecytPCTEX (ES) and SC IPA SA (RO). The objective: develop #Digitalisation programmes for #SMEs that meet their everyday challenges. See you on 21 January in #Luxembourg.
Start-ups in the ICT and space technology sectors are invited to participate in the 10th edition of Luxembourg's acceleration programme Fit 4 Start. Successful candidates will benefit from 16 weeks of personalised coaching and grants of up to €150,000.
The next call for Eurostars funding closes on 13th February 2020. Please join our webinar on 21st January 2020 from 11.00 – 12.00 CET to learn more about how Eurostars funding can help your business grow and prosper. Read more
Save the date! Pitching day for start-ups applying to the 10th edition of the Fit 4 Start programme and Graduation night of the 9th edition of Fit 4 Start. Read more
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Luxinnovation was created on 1 June 1984, with the establishment of an “Agency for the Promotion of Innovation” within the Economic Department of the Ministry of the Economy and Small and ... Read more
Luxinnovation, the national agency for the promotion of innovation, has just published its annual report for 2018: a year marked by the refinement of the agency's general strategy, more than ever at the service of Luxembourg companies, whatever their size, to support them in their innovation efforts. Read more
Launched in 2015 by the Ministry of the Economy, and managed by Luxinnovation with the support of Technoport and the Luxembourg-City Incubator, Fit 4 Start has, in a few years, become the Luxembourg reference programme for providing support to start-ups. Read more
With 86 members, the Luxembourg Materials & Manufacturing Cluster, managed by Luxinnovation, aims to foster innovation within companies and bolster their cross sectoral cooperation, particularly i... Read more
Designed as a practical tool, Happen aims to help foreign investors and entrepreneurs on the lookout for a business hub in Europe to realise that the Grand Duchy is not only an attractive business loc... Read more
Fit 4 Digital Packages - Robert « Mick » Oesch, Managing Director, Kayser Systems
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 - Are you ready to take off?
The Fit 4 Start programme helps young innovative companies to launch their business from Luxembourg, transforming innovative ideas and the project leaders’strong will to succeed into companies with high growth potential.
Luxembourg Start-up Ecosystem
Fit 4 Start participants become part of a vibrant and international community of start-ups that often use Luxembourg as a launchpad for reaching European and global markets.