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Towards a world with driverless cars

14-08-2019

In the coming years, autonomous, driverless vehicles will take to the roads – a dramatic change, both for passengers of such cars and buses and for other drivers. With support from Luxinnovation, the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) has set up a Horizon 2020 funded project studying how this mobility of the future will impact individuals, businesses and society.
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High performance computing (EuroHPC) calls for proposals now open

14-08-2019

The European High-Perfomance Computing Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU) pools European resources to develop top-of-the-range exascale supercomputers for processing big data, based on competitive European technology.
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[VIDEO] Discover the cross-border digital testbed for autonomous and connected driving

13-08-2019

Extending 215 km across France, Germany and Luxembourg, the cross-border digital testbed for autonomous and connected driving is a pioneering partnership between three neighbouring countries. This video presents the opportunities offered to industry and academia to test innovative mobility solutions on public roads with several border crossings on the same day.
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From Fit 4 Start to Digital Tech Fund: A safe move

12-08-2019

Luxembourg start-up Passbolt has developed a password management solution for companies. Having come to Luxembourg more or less by coincidence, the growing company has benefited from all the advantages offered by the national ecosystem.
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Luxinnovation joins European consortium supporting digitisation of SMEs

12-08-2019

Luxinnovation was pleased to have its application for the INNOSUP Horizon 2020 project selected.
In March 2019, the European Commission launched a call for proposals under the INNOSUP programme, dedicated to supporting innovative initiatives by European innovation agencies.
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Building the future

07-08-2019

General construction company Steffen Holzbau specialises in innovative building materials and energy efficient and sustainable buildings. Within its R&D project “Holz-Beton-Verbundträger”, the company has developed composite beams combining the virtues of wood and concrete.
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Luxembourg's economic Mission to South Korea update

05-08-2019

Luxembourg’s economic mission to South Korea led by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy, Etienne Schneider from 15 – 18 July, in association with the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce and some of Luxembourg’s leading companies offered a wide range of opportunities to meet key decision makers and make contacts with leading business representatives.
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Horizon Europe Co-design – Implementation

02-08-2019

With a proposed budget of 100 billion euro from 2021 to 2027, the Horizon Europe framework programme represents the largest collaborative multinational research and innovation investment in Europe and is open to participants worldwide.
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Esch-Schifflange, an innovative look at urbanism

31-07-2019

As part of the feasibility study for the rehabilitation of more than 60 ha of ArcelorMittal brownfields, the development company Agora mandated Luxinnovation to initiate a process to identify technologies, services and innovative products.
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The "Pôle automobile européen" on the road

29-07-2019

At the end of June, the Pôle automobile européen (PAE) was presented to the general public. An initiative designed to promote the influence of this economic sector in the Greater Region and beyond.
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Design and carpentry with a musical touch

24-07-2019

An innovative start-up; an inspired design office; a productive carpenter... this is the composition of an efficient trio that has pioneered a joint project bringing together the worlds of music and design, between Paris and Luxembourg.
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Call for Entries: ILUCIDARE Special Prizes funded by H2020

23-07-2019

Europa Nostra, the leading heritage network in Europe, and the European Commission have recently launched the Call for Entries to the European Heritage Awards/Europa Nostra Awards 2020.
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Youth cure for European Union data

22-07-2019

The European Union’s Publications Office is working to improve the readability of the large amounts of data produced each year by the EU and for which it is responsible for publishing. To do so, it is planning to organise this autumn, a conference open to all those who are interested in this subject and wish to share their expertise.
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Craft’s Innovation Award 2019: registrations are extended

22-07-2019

In order to allow as many companies as possible to apply, the registration deadline for the 2019 edition of the Craft’s Innovation Award “The Hands of Innovation by Mutualité des PME” has been extended to 31 July.
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ICT and creative industries joining forces

19-07-2019

On Tuesday 9 July, KPMG hosted at its offices in Kirchberg the latest edition of the "Present Yourself", organised as a breakfast meeting by the Luxembourg ICT Cluster, with the presence presence of players from the creative industry.
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The Luxembourg space sector highlighted at Korea Space Forum

19-07-2019

On 18 July 2019, during the last day of the economic mission to Korea, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy Étienne Schneider presented the Luxembourg space sector at the Korea Space Forum. The minister highlighted Luxembourg's key role in promoting the private space economy and the country's willingness to exchange with others.
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South Korean start-ups to Luxembourg: Paving the way

17-07-2019

A seminar organised in Seoul on 17 July 2019 provided 100 representatives of Korean companies with information about the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem. 8 Korean start-ups presented their projects to the Luxembourg delegation, and Luxinnovation and its Korean counterpart, KISED, signed an MoU for further collaboration.
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EcoInnovation and Manufacturing hand in hand

17-07-2019

On Tuesday 2 July, the EcoInnovation and Materials & Manufacturing Clusters organised a joint edition of their "Present Yourself" event: an opportunity for some of the members of these two clusters to present their activities to other members.
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Luxembourg: Trusted data hub

17-07-2019

Luxembourg is a centre of excellence for the management, analysis and highly secure hosting of data. It also stands out for its distribution capacities of digital content. The advantages for companies looking for a European base were presented in a seminar in Seoul on 16 July 2019 in the context of Luxembourg's economic mission to South Korea.
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Luxembourg technology powers unique water treatment plant in Sweden

15-07-2019

Facing a lack of drinking water, the Swedish municipality of Mörbylånga has invested in a pioneering water treatment plant. The plant's ability to treat different streams of water, including pre-treated industrial water, is made possibly by technology provided by Luxembourg cleantech innovator APATEQ.
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Jumping on the bandwagon of the circular economy

15-07-2019

The latest publication of the Chamber of Commerce dedicated to the circular economy offers a very complete overview of the situation in Luxembourg and offers some interesting perspectives.
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Florec, or how to quantify the circular economy

12-07-2019

Industrial companies and researchers are increasingly jointly involved in project related to the circular economy. LIST and Tarkett, for examples, are currently finalising a project on advanced financial analyses of circular processes.
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Luxembourg launches open source data lake for space analytics

11-07-2019

As of 10 July 2019, Luxembourg is home to one of the world's largest data lakes for space data analytics. Spire Global, one of the world's largest space-to-cloud analytics companies, launches its open source data lake that is accessible free of charge to all start-ups, research institutes and public agencies in Luxembourg. The initiative is co-funded by the Luxembourg Space Agency.
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Fit 4 Start goes into space

08-07-2019

For the first time since its launch in 2015, the acceleration programme for innovative companies managed by Luxinnovation offers tailor-made support to five start-ups active in the space sector. The selected companies will be able to access Earth observation data provided by the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) data centre.
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Luxembourg less expensive than nearby European centres

04-07-2019

Luxembourg ranks 84th on Mercer’s 2019 Cost of Living City Ranking, well behind European neighbours such as London (23rd), Paris (47th), Frankfurt (74th) or Brussels (77th).
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Discover Luxembourg with #GuideForOneDay

04-07-2019

Would you like to discover new aspects of Luxembourg with people sharing their passions and hidden gems? From 29 June to 15 September, volunteers are offering original guided tours to their favourite places under the initiative #GuideForOneDay.
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Stronger together

04-07-2019

Born from the desire of Luxembourg’s industry to develop skills in the field of composites, Composite Industry Luxembourg (CIL), hosted by Luxinnovation, responds to a need originating from companies in the materials sector. CIL aims to strengthen the development of new innovative concepts.
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2019 EU Innovation Scoreboard: Luxembourg is a “Strong innovator”

03-07-2019

The European Commission has recently published the 2019 edition of the European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS).
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European Innovation Council to invest in high potential breakthrough innovation

03-07-2019

Innovators have a harder time finding risk-willing growth capital in Europe than in the US or in Asia. In order to alleviate this problem and pave the way for breakthrough and disruptive innovation, the European Innovation Council (EIC) has been set up as a new instrument aimed at providing substantial financial support to innovative researchers and companies. On 27 June 2019, Luxinnovation hosted an event where the EIC presented its new funding measures to Luxembourg stakeholders.
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More than €2.2 billion for Europe's excellent researchers

03-07-2019

The ERC announced its biggest ever annual injection of funding in blue-sky research. €2.2 billion will be made available in 2020 to support some 1,100 top researchers. As in previous years, most of the funding (61%) is earmarked for early- to mid-career scientists and scholars. The funding will also support jobs for an estimated 8,000 postdoctoral researchers, PhD students and other research staff employed in ERC-funded teams.
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