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LePlateauLUX : innovation with Société Générale

21-09-2018

Sociéte Générale bank in Luxembourg launched #LePlateauLUX, its innovation laboratory, designed to foster collaboration between internal project developers, start-ups and the Fintech ecosystem in Luxembourg.
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The Asia-Europe meeting is (also) under preparation in Luxembourg

21-09-2018

Un peu plus d’un mois avant la tenue du 12e sommet Asem Asie-Europe à Bruxelles, une délégation de 18 personnes venues de 10 pays des deux continents s’est rendue en visite au Luxembourg. Sous la baguette de Luxinnovation, les échanges et les visites ont tourné autour des thématiques de l’éco-innovation.
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ENISA launches the Cybersecurity Strategies Evaluation Tool

20-09-2018

The new National Cybersecurity Strategies evaluation tool will help Member States evaluate their priorities according to their National Cyber Security Strategies. For each strategic objective, the tool offers recommendations and ideas on how to improve.
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The Human Brain Project launches voucher programme

20-09-2018

The Call invites researchers to apply for free access to the HBP Platform's services and engineering support to advance their research. Each voucher provides the winner with 6-12 months of HBP engineering time. The deadline for application is 25 October 2018.

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GFCI: LUXEMBOURG AMONG TOP 3 FINANCIAL CENTRES IN THE EU

19-09-2018

Luxembourg is once again ranked as one of the top 3 financial centres in the EU, according to the latest edition of the Global Financial Centres Index 24, published today.Furthermore, at global level Luxembourg remains among the top financial centres likely to become more significant in the future.
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Luxembourg ranks 15th in Expat Insider study 2018

19-09-2018

Expat Insider is one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive surveys on life abroad based on 48 evaluating everyday expat life. In total, 18,135 expats from across the globe took part in the survey. They represent 178 nationalities and are living in 187 countries or territories.
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Registration open for the virtual info day on H2020 transport

19-09-2018

The virtual information day on the Horizon 2020 transport calls for funding in 2019 will take place on 23 October 2018 at 09:30 Brussels time. The event will be dedicated to the upcoming funding opportunities offered by the EU's Horizon 2020 Programme to projects focusing on smart, green and integrated transport. In total, nearly €355 million will be made available under the Mobility for Growth (MG), Automated Road Transport (ART) and Green Vehicles (GV) calls, as well as the Next-Generation Batteries (BAT) call.
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New Energy topics with short deadlines

19-09-2018

Opening of short-deadline calls
New H2020 topics under the Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy work package will open for application in September. For all the following calls, the deadline is 11th of December 2018.
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Luxembourg participation in H2020

18-09-2018

In 2018, Luxembourg ranked for the first time as Innovation Leader on the 2018 European Innovation Scoreboard. Indeed, Luxembourg applications in H2020 programmes increased by +195% with 417 applications. You can find more detailed information in our memo on Luxembourg participation in H2020.
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Fit 4 Start Selection & Graduation Day: more than 60 ICT and HealthTech start-ups in the spotlight

17-09-2018

A day full of fresh ideas and innovative projects; inspiring start-ups in the fields of ICT and Health Technologies present themselves. The next Fit 4 Start Selection & Graduation Day will take place on Thursday 4 October 2018 at Kinepolis Kirchberg and will allow the audience to discover 62 innovative start-ups.
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Successful take-off for the Luxembourg Space Agency

12-09-2018

This Wednesday, the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) was officially launched, with the aim of promoting the economic development of the Grand Duchy's space industry. A dedicated fund is also being set up, targeting an initial capital of 100 million euros to support the emergence of new space companies with innovative ideas and technologies.
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DBRS confirms Luxembourg triple A rating

12-09-2018

On 9th March 2018, the DBRS rating agency confirmed the retention of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg's "AAA" rating, with a stable outlook.
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Luxinnovation attended the EIC Innovator Summit

11-09-2018

Luxinnovation attended the EIC Innovator Summit the 10th and 11th September in Berlin. Luxinnovation was representing Idealist2018, the NCP ICT network, highly involved in the SME instrument support. Luxinnovation met with European colleagues from Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), NCP-network Access4SME, European public funding agencies and the Commission.
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Greenfield FDI Performance Index ranks Luxembourg 1st in regional category Western Europe

06-09-2018

A study by fDi Intelligence reveals which countries outperform their size when it comes to generating greenfield FDI.
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Luxembourg scores 9th worldwide on international property rights index 2018

06-09-2018

The IPRI scores the underlining institutions of a strong property rights regime: the legal and political environment, physical property rights, and intellectual property rights. It is the world’s only index entirely dedicated to the measurement of intellectual and physical property rights.
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New Luxembourg information portal for logistics and international trade

06-09-2018

Discover the Luxembourg Information Portal for Logistics and international Trade. Understand why use Luxembourg as your European logistics hub and get relevant information on how to proceed.
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FNR and Ministry of the Economy to Launch a "Space Research Program"

05-09-2018

Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Economy, Étienne Schneider, and Secretary General and Executive Head of the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR), Marc Schiltz, signed an agreement to develop a program to support research for the commercial space industry in Luxembourg.
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The future of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI)

04-09-2018

The January 2018 publication by the European Commission of the proposal for Horizon Europe, the next Research and Innovation Framework financed by the European Union, has started a lot of ongoing debates. The Science of Communication Journal published a compilation of comments and suggestions on the future of “Responsible Research and Innovation” (RRI) and “Science with and For Society” (SWAFS) within Horizon Europe.
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Registration open for the H2020 Energy virtual info day

04-09-2018

Registration for this year H2020 Energy virtual info day is open. The virtual info day will take place on Thursday, 13 September 2018, from 14:30 to 17:15.
It will cover the upcoming H2020 calls for funding in the areas of: Renewable Energy Sources, Carbon Capture and Storage, Batteries.
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New funding opportunities under Horizon 2020 for Next-Generation Batteries

03-09-2018

The European Commission published a separate cross-thematic work programme with new Horizon 2020 funding opportunities under the title “Building a Low-Carbon, Climate Resilient Future: Next-Generation Batteries”.
The work programme addresses the challenge of transitioning towards a de-carbonised society, building on the COP21, the EU 2020 targets, and the 2050 Energy Roadmap. The focus is on electric batteries for vehicles, with a budget of €114 Million for 2019 and €70 Million for 2020.
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New investments in sight for Circuit Foil in Luxembourg

31-08-2018

Established in Wiltz for almost 60 years, Circuit Foil, a company specialising in the production of copper foils, continues to invest heavily in Luxembourg, reaffirming its global leadership in many areas such as automotive, electronic banking or mobile telephony.
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Understanding the real estate market with Houser

23-08-2018

Luxinnovation spoke with the founders of Houser, a start-up of the very first Fit 4 Start edition in 2015. Houser is a real-estate data analytics company whose mission is to become the trusted source of professional real-estate information.
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Participate in the European Sustainability Award!

23-08-2018

The European Commission launched for the first time its European Sustainability award. It aims at raising awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals in the European Union by giving a human face to the efforts and creativity of European people, businesses and organizations.

Participation is open until 14th September 2018.
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OBJECTIVE SOFTWARE FEATURED IN AUTOMAG MAGAZINE

23-08-2018

The Luxembourgian TV station RTL.lu featured .objective Software in its show Automag. The magazine format focuses entirely on car trends. Reporter Pascal Becker talked to .objective-CEO Clemens Dannheim during the opening of the Vodafone 5G lab on May 9th. The piece itself aired at the end of May on RTL Luxembourg.
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How to set up a business in Luxembourg in 6 simple steps

21-08-2018

Investors that want to set up their business in Luxembourg have to different administrative and organisational steps until they are ready to settle down in the country.
These 6 fact sheets about setting up a business in Luxembourg give an overview of the most important procedures and regulations and will provide helpful information and contacts for entrepreneurs.
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Minister Etienne Schneider visits POST Luxembourg’s logistics department

14-08-2018

On the invitation of POST Managing Director Claude Strasser and Deputy Managing Director Hjoerdis Stahl, Director of POST Courrier, on Tuesday 31 July Minister of the Economy Etienne Schneider visited POST Luxembourg’s logistics facility in Luxembourg-Findel.
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Fit 4 Start: “Paying attention to the needs of each start-up”

08-08-2018

Luxinnovation is currently inviting ICT and health tech start-ups to apply to the next edition of the acceleration programme Fit 4 Start that will support 15 promising start-ups with launching their businesses successfully in Luxembourg.
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SES will participate in the successful 20M€ EU funded project 5G-VINNI

03-08-2018

SES was successful in its application for the European Commission flagship-funding programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon 2020. This long path to H2020 success originates from a close cooperation with Luxinnovation!
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ERC Starting Grant 2018 results

27-07-2018

Why is the world so green? What can we eat to prevent dementia? Are our eyes really the windows to our personalities? 403 talented early career researchers have been awarded European Research Council grants to answer such questions.
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Discover the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem in 8 videos

23-07-2018

Digital Luxembourg produced a videos series about the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem. You will get to know the start-up community, the main incubators, accelerators and co-working spaces as well as the major players helping you to launch a successful start-up.
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