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Hosting a qualified researcher in your company with EU support

19-11-2021

Would you be interested in hosting a qualified and fully funded researcher in your company or organisation and benefit from his or her academic knowledge and network? Luxinnovation offers you its support in identifying highly relevant candidates and training them in proposal writing to increase their chances of receiving funding from the European Commission. Submit your expression of interest by 17 December 2021.
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European Commission publishes first Digital Europe Programme calls

18-11-2021

The Commission has adopted three work programmes for the Digital Europe Programme, outlining the objectives and specific topic areas that will receive a total of €1.98 billion in funding. This first set of work programmes includes strategic investments that will be instrumental in realising the Commission's goals in making this Europe's Digital Decade.
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Differdange focuses on sustainable food

08-11-2021

With the support of Luxinnovation, the City of Differdange has joined the European FUSILLI project aimed at addressing the challenges of food system transformation.
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Funding opportunity from KITT4SME

28-10-2021

KITT4SME (platform-enabled KITs of arTificial intelligence FOR an easy uptake by SMEs) targets European SMEs and mid-caps to provide them with scope-tailored and industry-ready hardware, software and organisational kits, delivered as modularly customisable digital platform, that seamlessly introduce artificial intelligence in their production systems.
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New European Bauhaus: Creating the sustainable living spaces of tomorrow

19-10-2021

The New European Bauhaus initiative invites all Europeans to be part of imagining and sustainable, affordable, high-quality living spaces and of building them together. Combining funding from Horizon Europe and other EU programmes, it provides financial support to innovative ideas and products.
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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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Upcoming European Commission webinars on Horizon Europe

27-09-2021

Many stakeholders are busy in preparing their proposal, and some are already taking some well-deserved relax after the efforts of their first submissions. To support the applicants, the European Commission is releasing three webinars designed for grant coordinators, project participants and other stakeholders.
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European Defence Fund launches first calls for proposals

14-07-2021

Following the recent launch of the European Defence Fund (EDF), 23 calls for proposals in support of collaborative defence R&D projects are now open. In order to pave the way for Luxembourg organisations wanting to be part of project consortia, Luxinnovation and its international partners are offering matchmaking opportunities.
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Horizon Europe: 7 best tips to get started

16-06-2021

The Horizon Europe work programmes for 2021-2022 have just been published. This marks the start of seven bustling years of European research and innovation. The programme offers attractive opportunities for funding, international partnerships and valuable project results, but the process to get there can be complex. Luxinnovation’s EU funding experts offer their best advice for how to start successfully.
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Horizon 2020 Green Deal call: €3 million to Luxembourg for green transition

16-06-2021

The recent Horizon 2020 Green Deal call for proposals attracted an exceptionally high number of proposals. The preliminary results show that Luxembourg applicants stood their ground well in the competition and will receive EU funding of almost €3 million for project related to key areas of the green transition.
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Matchmaking events for Horizon Europe

14-06-2021

Several matchmaking events are organised around the different thematics of Horizon Europe. A matchmaking event allows participants to find like-minded participants to discuss potential collaboration and future opportunities. They are a great way to find partners for Horizon Europe projects.
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MSCA application deadline postponed

10-06-2021

The adoption of the Horizon Europe work programmes is facing some delays due to still ongoing negotiations. The call application deadlines are thus postponed for some work programmes. This postponing of the deadline affects the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) programme, in particular for two specific actions: the MSCA Doctoral Networks and the MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships.
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European Parliament adopts Horizon Europe programme

29-04-2021

The 2021-2027 research and innovation programme will help the EU’s health systems prepare for future pandemics, and its industry to decarbonise, digitalise and innovate.
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Projects to be promoted in the field of defence

28-04-2021

With the European Defence Fund, companies in the Benelux countries are helped to create consortia to carry out R&D projects in the field of security and defence.
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Postdoctoral Marie Curie Fellowship opportunities in Luxembourg

16-04-2021

Luxinnovation supports Luxembourg organisations wishing to further develop their capacities by hosting researchers in the framework of the Marie Curie postdoctoral fellowship programme (MSCA PF). Any highly skilled researchers who have recently completed their postgraduate studies can apply.
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European Commission mobilises €123 million for research and innovation to combat the threat of Coronavirus variants

09-04-2021

The Commission is mobilising €123 million from Horizon Europe, the new EU research and innovation programme, for urgent research into coronavirus variants. This first emergency funding under Horizon Europe contributes to the Commission's overall action to prevent, mitigate and respond to the impact of coronavirus variants, in line with the new European bio-defence preparedness plan HERA Incubator.
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Opening of the first Horizon Europe calls and publication of the first strategic documents

23-03-2021

Horizon Europe kicks off with the opening of the first calls and the announcement of the first deadlines.
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Horizon Europe's first strategic plan 2021-2024

22-03-2021

The European Commission adopted the first strategic plan for Horizon Europe, the new EU research and innovation programme worth €95.5 billion in current prices. The strategic plan is a novelty in Horizon Europe and sets the strategic orientations for the targeting of investments in the programme's first four years.
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EuroCC: Boosting the National Competence Centre in HPC

17-03-2021

Luxinnovation, together with the University of Luxembourg and LuxProvide, the company hosting the supercomputer MeluXina, is participating to the EuroCC project.
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Digital trends: EU policy evolutions in 2021

04-03-2021

Digitalisation is high on the EU’s agenda with the launch of the Digital Europe Programme (DEP) and the development of new legislations. In this article, Géraud Guilloud, Senior Advisor – European R&D and Innovation Support at Luxinnovation, continues to review the digital trends of 2021 with a focus on the European context.
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Digital trends: What to expect in 2021

04-03-2021

Digitalisation is more important than ever, and a central theme in the new EU framework programme for research and innovation, Horizon Europe. In this article, Géraud Guilloud, Senior Advisor – European R&D and Innovation Support at Luxinnovation, studies the digital trends of 2021 through a magnifying lens with a specific focus on the European policies and contexts.
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EIC launch ceremony (18 March) and Applicants day (19 March)

03-03-2021

A high level European Innovation Council (EIC) launch ceremony on Thursday, 18 March will be followed with an EIC Applicant’s Day on 19 March.
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AI4EU support program distributes up to €70K to companies so solve AI challenges

02-03-2021

The objective of the AI4EU Call for Solutions is to select the best 41 Solution Providers that address one of the Challenges and together with the Challenge Owner enter a 6-months Support Program receiving funding for solving the specific challenge.
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Tackling Climate change and environmental challenges

25-02-2021

A webinar organised by Luxinnovation on 9 March, will introduce to the climate and environment part of the European flagship programme Horizon Europe. It will give interested stakeholders the keys to successful participation.
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StandICT.eu.2023 - Open Call#2 for Funding EU Professionals in ICT Standardization

24-02-2021

The StandICT.eu 2023 initiative offers financial support for European professionals engaged in the development of international ICT Standards. The Open Call#2 online applications can be submitted until 11 March.
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The future of Industry: Industry 5.0

29-01-2021

The industry sector is a key driver of the EU’s recovery from the current crisis. It strongly contributes to the twin green and digital transitions, aimed at building a more sustainable and resilient society and economy.
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UK participation in Horizon Europe

21-01-2021

As the United Kingdom is no longer an EU member state, the country’s participation in Horizon Europe has been clarified with the conclusion of the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement on 31 December 2020. The UK will continue to contribute financially to the programme and its researchers can still participate in projects.
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