The 20 startups selected for Fit 4 Start #12 were chosen from a total of 214 applications coming from 42 countries. For this 12th edition, an additional category, focused on HPC and data analytics, has been added to the 3 traditional verticals ICT, healthtech and space.
The national high performance computing centre in Luxembourg tailors its “use & support” model to the individual needs of companies of all sizes and develops its ecosystem by participating in local start-up acceleration programmes like Fit 4 Start.
The Ministry of the Economy and Luxinnovation launch the 12th edition of Fit 4 Start, Luxembourg's acceleration programme. Start-ups active in ICT, healthtech and space are invited to apply until 4 October 2021. In addition, a special track focused on HPC and data analytics will allow up to five of the selected start-ups to benefit from a tailored program involving the Luxembourg national HPC MeluXina.
On 5 July 2021, Minister of the Economy Franz Fayot and Luxinnovation CEO Sasha Baillie officially launched the web platform aimed at showcasing the Luxembourg ecosystem internationally and facilitating networking.
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Franz Fayot and Sasha Baillie present an overview of the Fit 4 Start acceleration programme since its launch and announce the 20 start-ups selected for the 10th edition16-10-2020
Minister of the Economy Franz Fayot and Sasha Baillie, CEO of the national innovation agency Luxinnovation, announced on Thursday 15 October the names of the 20 start-ups that have been selected for participation in the 10th edition of the Fit 4 Start acceleration programme. The selected start-ups are active in the fields of ICT, health technologies and space. The minister also took the opportunity to summarise the results of the programme, 5 years after its launch. Read more
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
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
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
A full range of services to support start-ups - Stefan Berend, Luxinnovation
The Head of Start-up Acceleration at Luxinnovation details the tools that start-ups have at their disposal in Luxembourg for their development.
Luxinnovation, as the national innovation agency, has among its missions to facilitate the creation and development of innovative start-ups in Luxembourg.
Presentation by Stefan Berend, Head of Start-up Acceleration.
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.
Why they chose Luxembourg - SALONKEE
Luxembourg is too small? “It’s a perfect test bed before expanding to bigger markets” says Tom Michels, Founder of Salonkee (smart services).