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BlockStart 3rd Open Call for SME adopters of blockchain technology

13-10-2021

Until 10 November, innovative SMEs willing to adopt blockchain solutions to help grow their businesses can apply to BlockStart’s final Acceleration Programme, partner with blockchain developers, and receive €3,000 to validate and pilot blockchain solutions.
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EU missions launched to tackle major societal challenges

06-10-2021

Adapting to climate change, fighting cancer, restoring the oceans, making cities smart and climate-neutral, and ensuring healthy soils and food: with its five new missions, the European Commission is addressing some of the major societal challenges that we face. This new concept in Horizon Europe and in EU policy will support research aimed at finding answers and solutions.
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StandICT.eu 2023: 5th Open Call funding European Experts in ICT standardisation

05-10-2021

The 5th Open Call under the StandICT.eu 2023 initiative (a CSA project supported by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme) is an opportunity for European experts to request direct funding for their contributions in international ICT Standardisation organizations, work groups or technical committees. 
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Gender Equality Plan in Horizon Europe

05-10-2021

Horizon Europe is the European programme for research and innovation. In order to address the gender misbalance that is often encountered in public organisations applying for funding, the programme has introduced a Gender Equality Plan (GEP) as an eligibility criterion.
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Innovation with impact: the human key to success

30-09-2021

The third edition of “Tech Day” organised by the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) focused on tackling challenges of our society, environment and economy and on developing high-tech solutions with real impact. Luxinnovation CEO Sasha Baillie gave a keynote speech on Luxembourg’s unique capability to connect diverse stakeholders and be agile when facing major challenges.
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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 edition

16-10-2020

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

Fit 4 Start spring edition is definitively postponed

20-03-2020

Luxinnovation and the Ministry of the Economy regret to announce the postponement of the spring 2020 edition of the Fit 4 Start programme. Read more

Luxinnovation: 35 years at the service of innovation in Luxembourg

20-11-2019

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

Record number of start-ups join Fit 4 Start

09-10-2019

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

Publication of the 2018 Luxinnovation Annual Report

07-05-2019

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

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  • FIT 4 START 9 - Thank you and congrats! 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? 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 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).
  • Why they chose Luxembourg - WIZATA Why they chose Luxembourg - WIZATA
    Luxembourg is just a financial centre? “The country has a strong pioneering and industrial heritage, ideal for start-ups” says Jean-Philippe Hugo, founder of Wizata (industry 4.0, AI).

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