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Very convincing start-ups recognised at the Fintech Awards

24-06-2019

The 4th edition of the Fintech Awards recognised the Luxembourg start-up Tokeny, which uses blockchain to issue security tokens. Microinsurance, cybersecurity and artificial intelligence were also highlighted in a pitch competition which was impressive for its quality.
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The wood sector in the spotlight at  the Esch Theatre

21-06-2019

Invited to speak at the latest "10x6 Green Architecture" event organised by Maison Moderne, Philippe Genot, the Wood Cluster Manager, had the opportunity to demonstrate the important role of wood in the development of green architecture.
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Ujet-MTX: a connected collaboration

21-06-2019

Ujet has partnered with mobile solutions provider MT-X Connect in order to give a new dimension to its electric scooters. Through this partnership, the scooters will soon have the same connectivity configuration everywhere, regardless of the geographical area in which they are located.
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Anote, music and new technologies

21-06-2019

The start-up ANote, which proposes to link financial markets and the music industry using blockchain, won the Luxinnovation special prize at the ICT Spring Pitch Your Startup competition in May.
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Luxembourg ranks 2nd in EU for digital connectivity

21-06-2019

According to the EU’s 2019 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), Luxembourg ranks among the top 3 EU countries in digital connectivity as well as in human resources.
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NCPs CaRE: Luxinnovation shows the way

20-06-2019

Luxinnovation organised a series of workshops from 4 to 7 June, as a the national contact point for the NCPs CaRE project, in the field of climate, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials.
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Thales Alenia Space to create a Digital Centre of Excellence in Luxembourg

19-06-2019

The Digital Centre of Excellence that Thales Alenia Space will set up in Luxembourg will focus on the development of highly innovative digital solutions for space telecommunications and observation products. A Letter of Intent with the Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy was signed on 18 June 2019.
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Luxembourg supercomputer Meluxina will support digital transformation

17-06-2019

The future high performance computer (HPC) will be part of the European HPC network, EuroHPC.
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"The international diversity is very enriching"

17-06-2019

Like many other foreigners who discover Luxembourg, Lena Mårtensson thought that she would stay two or three years when she arrived in 2001 from her native Sweden. Almost two decades later, she is still very happy here and does not hide her “love” for the country of which she knew almost nothing when she arrived.
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How mission-oriented innovation can change society

14-06-2019

Innovation is widely recognised as an important driver of competitiveness, economic growth and job creation. Many countries implement research and innovation programmes to stimulate R&D that can result in innovative products and services and increase the success rate of innovative companies. But what is their real value for society?
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Horizon 2020 funding opportunity for bio-based industries

13-06-2019

The recently launched Bio-Based Industries call for proposals offers €135 million of Horizon 2020 funding for projects aiming at boosting the development of the EU’s bio-based sector. The objective is to significantly reducing Europe’s dependency on fossil-based products, helping the EU meet climate change targets and foster more environmentally friendly growth. Interested companies and research organisations can apply for funding until 4 September 2019.
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Ziggu comes out on top in CYEL competition

13-06-2019

The winner of the 13th edition of the CYEL competition organised by the Junior Chamber of Commerce of Luxembourg (JCI Luxembourg) is known. Yannick Bontinckx, co-founder of Ziggu, a service platform dedicated to building professionals and their clients, won the jury's favour.
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Euro-Composites will invest €160 million in Luxembourg

13-06-2019

Composite materials specialist Euro-Composites will invest €160 million in its Luxembourg site in Echternach. The investment programme is supported by the government, the town of Echternach and the state-owned bank Société nationale de crédit et d'investissement (SNCI).
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Towards mission-driven research and innovation

12-06-2019

On 6 June 2019, Luxinnovation organised the annual conference of TAFTIE, the European Network of Innovation Agencies which the agency chairs in 2019. Representatives of 30 national innovation agencies gathered in Luxembourg to discuss the implementation of mission-driven research and innovation programmes that are aimed at tackling major societal challenges.
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Design Awards: creative people in the spotlight

12-06-2019

For the third time since 2015, the best national achievements in the field of design will be rewarded this Wednesday at the Luxembourg Design Awards. The awards ceremony is organised at Neumünster Abbey by the Design Luxembourg association.
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Luxembourg will host world-class high performance computer

07-06-2019

Luxembourg has been selected to host one of the high performance computers set up under the aegis of the European High Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC). The Luxembourg supercomputer will primarily be used to meet business needs, in particular those of SMEs and start-ups.
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Luxembourg logistics solutions showcased at Transport Logistic fair

07-06-2019

Ideally located in-between several major European consumer markets, Luxembourg provides global companies with many strategic advantages for conducting their business in, from and to Europe. These advantages, as well as developments to further enhance the competitiveness of the country’s logistics solutions, were highlighted at the Transport Logistic fair in Munich on 4-7 June 2019.
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There is no cap on innovation

07-06-2019

An object as banal, in appearance, as a bottle cap, can nevertheless be at the origin of great technological innovation. Established in Foetz in 2017, Guala Closures Group's technology development centre excels in this area, and the international awards it has won are a testimony to this.
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"We are incredibly lucky"

06-06-2019

When joining Luxinnovation in September 2015, Barbara Grau not only brought her skills but also a soft accent from Spain. As member of the Corporate R&D and Innovation Support team, Barbara carries out due diligence, identifies the innovation potential of companies and advises on relevant subsidies.
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Luxembourg Space Agency publishes new space directory

05-06-2019

The 2019 Space Directory published by the Luxembourg Space Agency provides an up-to-date and in-depth picture of the space industry in Luxembourg today and invites potential partners from abroad to explore the rich potential for research and business relationships.
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House of Startups: one year and lots of projects in the pipeline

04-06-2019

Last June, the Chamber of Commerce opened the House of Startups. Spread over 5,000 m2 and five floors and occupied by four incubators and innovation hubs, it now hosts more than 100 start-ups.
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The smart, sustainable cities of the future

31-05-2019

According to the United Nations, 60% of the world’s population will live in cities in 2030. Developing smart and sustainable technologies in areas such as mobility, energy use and waste management is not an option but a necessity.
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On the road to Industry 4.0

31-05-2019

In order to maintain competitiveness and increase their productivity on international markets, it has become essential for companies in the Luxembourg manufacturing sector to make a transition to Industry 4.0. The “Customer to Customer Digitalisation” project of Ceratizit, designed and co-financed with the support of Luxinnovation, is a life-size example of what can be done.
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Luxembourg 12th most competitive economy

29-05-2019

The IMD World Competitiveness Ranking 2019 classifies Luxembourg as the 12th most competitive economy in the world. The country ranks particularly high in terms of economic performance.
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Luxembourg 7th most resilient economy

29-05-2019

Luxembourg ranks 7th in the recently published 2019 Global Resilience Index. In the sub-category of economic resilience, the country comes out 2nd among the 130 countries studied.
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Stimulating cleantech business from Scandinavia

29-05-2019

Developing the clean technologies sector is a priority in Luxembourg, and the country is keen to learn from the best. Luxinnovation has set up a partnership with Cleantech Scandinavia in order to attract companies and technologies from the Nordic countries that are among the world leaders in this field.
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G-Core Labs: A Luxembourg HQ for global expansion

28-05-2019

In 2014, G-Core Labs, a global cloud and edge leader in content delivery, hosting and security solutions for any business, decided to move its headquarters to Luxembourg. Attracted by the country’s outstanding IT infrastructure and excellent business climate, the company considers it as the perfect location for orchestrating its international expansion.
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ArcelorMittal and Ceratizit granted access to university supercomputer

28-05-2019

The University of Luxembourg has granted two Luxembourg-based businesses, ArcelorMittal and Ceratizit, access to its high performance computer (HPC). The companies will use the HPC capacities to perform numerical analyses and deploy advanced numerical models.
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19 September: save the date!

28-05-2019

At the initiative of the BioHealth Cluster, the health technology sector’ players will meet in September for an innovative event concept.
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The circular economy as a guiding principle

28-05-2019

The EcoInnovation cluster continues its fundamental work, with its priority actions in 2019 being part of the circular economy, with the main themes of plastics and deconstruction waste in Luxembourg and the Greater Region.
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