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MyMedBot a virtual companion for patients with a life-threatening chronic condition

16-07-2018

MyMedBot is a virtual personal assistant which empowers young people who live with a life-threatening chronic condition to fully live their life without fear. Through our mobile application, a MyMedBot user can pre-emptively setup an emergency plan and have the peace of mind that the right people will know how to help when they need to – no matter if in a classroom or on a night out.
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Place your ads at the right time with Metri

16-07-2018

Metri allows companies to save money and increase conversions by showing the right ads at the right time.
Companies can use triggers like weather data, stock market data, or website activity to automatically pause/un-pause ads or increase/decrease bids.
For example, a food delivery company could show more ads on a rainy day or show more “buy bitcoins” ads when the price of Bitcoin is low.

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Salonkee brings beauty salons into the digital future

16-07-2018

Salonkee is disrupting the hair- and beauty sector by digitalising hairdressers, masseurs and beauty salons with innovative and highly effective software solutions. We provide salons with anything from online bookings, automated appointment reminders, a smart digital calendar, a point-of-sale and stock management, bringing them into the future and making them much more competitive as opposed to “old-fashioned” pen & paper salons.
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New BTS "Gaming" and "IoT" at Arts et Métiers

13-07-2018

The Lycée des Arts et Métiers (College of Arts and Crafts) in Luxembourg will enrich its offer in September, with three new BTS courses dedicated to gaming and the Internet of Things, two areas which point to more and more opportunities on the employment market.
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Luxembourg ranked 2nd worldwide in the latest 2018 Innovation efficiency ratio

12-07-2018

The major Global Innovation Index strengths of Luxembourg are the Innovation Efficiency Ratio, where the country ranks 2nd in the world, and the Innovation Output Sub-index, positioning Luxembourg 4th globally.
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Contribute your ideas in the Open Consultation

12-07-2018

The Open Consultation on the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) Rules of Participation and FAIR Data Action Plan is officially launched. Its aim is to help come up with guidelines on how the EOSC actors can participate in the EOSC. Consultation will be open until 5 August 2018.
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EEN Luxembourg: 10 years supporting and advising companies

12-07-2018

The unique European network dedicated to the internationalisation and innovation of companies, SMEs and VSEs celebrated its 10th anniversary Monday 09 July 2018, in front of 250 guests from the business, economic and political world. This is an opportunity to recall how sharing and exchange of ideas can be major contributors to the development of companies, whatever their size.
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Integration of Social Sciences and Humanities in Horizon 2020: Participants, Budget and Disciplines

11-07-2018

The 3rd Monitoring report on Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) flagged projects funded in 2016 under the Societal Challenges and Industrial Leadership priorities is published.
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European Commission is looking for Mission Innovation Champion for Clean Energy Revolution

11-07-2018

Mission Innovation Champions is a new recognition program to celebrate and support innovative individuals who are accelerating the clean energy revolution. The program was launched at the occasion of the Third Mission Innovation Ministerial (MI-3) on 22-23 May 2018 at Malmö, Sweden, and is currently accepting registrations. Registration deadline is 10 September 2018.
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ICT and health tech start-ups: Apply now for Fit 4 Start

09-07-2018

Are you launching a start-up and determined to succeed? Luxembourg’s acceleration programme Fit 4 Start offers you intensive coaching, attractive pre-seed funding and access to key networks. The next edition will accept 10 start-ups in the field of ICT and another 5 specialising in health technologies.
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CarPay-Diem mobile payment solution spotted by Volkswagen

06-07-2018

Created two years ago, Luxembourg start-up CarPay-Diem offers a mobile payment solution for the (many) motorists who refuel at petrol stations. The company was discovered by the German group Volkswagen during the last Cebit trade fair in Hanover, and has, as a result, been offered a six-month stay at Die Gläserne Manufaktur, the group’s innovation incubator based in Dresden.
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Blast furnace celebration

06-07-2018

Belval, the site of Luxembourg’s last blast furnaces and today home to the country’s City of Sciences, Research and Innovation, hosted its annual blast furnace party this weekend. Visitors could enjoy concerts, dance shows, workshops and performances by street artists and acrobats with the country’s industrial heritage as a spectacular backdrop.
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Luxembourg industry investments create dynamic job market

06-07-2018

Numerous industrial groups in Luxembourg are currently investing in future-oriented technologies and smart factories. As a result, the national job market abounds with interesting opportunities for scientists and engineers as well as for skilled technicians and machine operators.
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Inkspired, a platform for the creative writing community

06-07-2018

Inkspired is a digital platform for emerging writers and readers, where users can read, write and publish creative stories and book series.
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Univize helps students to find the right university

06-07-2018

Univize is an online platform that helps students find the right university. On Univize, prospective university students can connect with current university students and ask all their questions. This way they are able to get insider information on topics such as course load, cost of living or nightlife, which is nearly impossible to find out otherwise. In return, university students are rewarded for guiding and helping other students.
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Wood takes pride of place at the Ettelbruck Agricultural Fair

04-07-2018

The Ettelbruck Agricultural Fair, the largest outdoor fair in Luxembourg, closed its doors last weekend. Under a blue sky, it welcomed nearly 37,000 visitors, many of whom showed a keen interest in wood manufacturing and the wood industry.
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Reduce your environmental impact with Hopes

03-07-2018

Hopes provides a range of independent clean energy services allowing its members to reduce their cost and environmental impact. Contributing in the longer term to the development of a self-sufficient local community of users based on the principle of circular and sharing economy.

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Zappy - a breakthrough in computer automation

03-07-2018

Zappy is a breakthrough in computer automation that learns user behaviour by simply observing users at work. Zappy.AI enables its users to spend more time doing what they love to do and less time doing what they have to do.
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Official opening of the Innovation Hub Dudelange

02-07-2018

On Saturday 30 June 2018, Francine Closener, Secretary of State of the Economy, officially inaugurated the start-up incubator Innovation Hub Dudelange.
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Luxembourg offers 5th best purchasing power in the world

26-06-2018

Luxembourg City ranks in 5th place in a recent study of global purchasing power. This is in particular due to high earning levels.
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EU Innovation Scoreboard 2018: Luxembourg is innovation leader

25-06-2018

Luxembourg is, for the first time, listed among the six "Innovation leaders" in this year's edition of the European Innovation Scoreboard. The country's strongest innovation factors are its attractive research system and its intellectual assets.
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Luxembourg to host European HPC headquarters

25-06-2018

Luxembourg will host EuroHPC, the joint structure for the European project of strategic interest on high performance computing (HPC). This was definitely decided by the European Commission on 25 June 2018.
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Working and living in Luxembourg

22-06-2018

Luxembourg for Finance portrayed the life of 9 expat professionals of the Finance sector that came to work in Luxembourg.
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Luxembourg the second most resilient economy in the world

19-06-2018

Luxembourg ranks second place in a recent study of the world’s most resilient economies. The country scores highly for its economic productivity, political stability, low corruption levels and low exposure to natural hazards.
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Luxembourg offers best work/life balance in the world

19-06-2018

Luxembourg comes out on top in a recent study of cities in the world that offer employees the best working conditions. The average salary, working hours and paid vacation days puts Luxembourg on top of a list dominated by European cities.
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Klin co-founder named Creative Young Entrepreneur Luxembourg

15-06-2018

Antoine Hron, co-founder of ecological dry-cleaning specialist Klin, won first prize at the Creative Young Entrepreneur Luxembourg (CYEL) 2018 award ceremony on 14 June. The second prize went to OUNI, Luxembourg’s first packaging-free organic grocery store, and the third to Assurbox, a platform facilitating the communication between insurers and their partners.
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Luxscan Technologies wins Export Award 2018

15-06-2018

Luxscan Technologies won the first prize at the Export Award 2018 ceremony organised by Office du Ducroire (ODL) and the Chamber of Commerce on 13 June. The award is given to Luxembourg SMEs for outstanding initiatives and results related to the internationalisation of their activity.
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Minister confident in Luxembourg automotive sector

12-06-2018

Luxembourg’s automotive components sector boasts an annual turnover of €1.5 billion and employs over 10,000 people, with around 50 companies active in this field. “Over the last decades, the Grand Duc...
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Horizon Europe - the next research and innovation framework programme

11-06-2018

The Commission has published its proposal for Horizon Europe, an ambitious €100 billion research and innovation programme that will succeed Horizon 2020. The proposal was made as part of the EU’...
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DIGITAL DAY 2018 – THE EU FUNDING TEAM WAS THERE

11-06-2018

Hosted by Mariya Gabriel, the European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, four signing ceremonies took place where Member States and Associated States committed to collaborate in the follow...
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