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Mangrove Capital Partners raised a $170 million fund to invest in European startups

21-07-2017

The Luxembourg-based Venture Capital firm Mangrove Capital Partners launches fund to support European startups
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Propelling start-ups to realise their full potential

18-07-2017

The fifth edition of Fit 4 Start, Luxinnovation’s acceleration programme for early-stage ICT start-ups, will commence in October. Interested entrepreneurs can submit their applications up until August 28. Programme Manager Antoine Hron and Laurence Hulin, Advisor Start-Up Support at Luxinnovation, outline how the initiative contributes to the success of young innovative companies.
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A warm welcome to David Foy, Head of Sector Development – Digital Economy

17-07-2017

Luxinnovation is pleased to announce the appointment of David Foy as “Head of Sector Development – Digital Economy” as of 1 July 2017. In this role, David’s primary responsibility will be to d...
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FIRST DIGITAL TECH FUND RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

14-07-2017

Two startups were presented €500,000 euros each for the first investment by the Digital Tech Fund on 10 July during a press conference at the Ministry of the Economy.
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Luxembourg, a great place for startups

14-07-2017

Startups are a vital driver for the development of a country’s economy, the creation of new jobs and the promotion of innovation. According to a report by the Idea Foundation, the number of n...
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Committee Meeting Reviews Rifkin Strategy

14-07-2017

The second meeting of the Rifkin Strategic Review Committee was held yesterday, on 12 July 2017, during which the Strategic Monitoring Committee reviewed the Rifkin strategy.
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Call for Proposals: Modules for Master Degrees in Arts and Science

12-07-2017

The European Commission launches €1.5 million experimental call for proposals to design innovative interdisciplinary modules for Master degrees, combining arts and ICT with entrepreneurial skills and business exposure.
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Honda invests in car key security research with SnT

11-07-2017

New key systems allows car owners to enter and start their vehicle without ever touching a key. But the technology is not entirely safe. That is why two ICT experts from the Interdisciplinary Centre f...
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Future House of Start-ups to Host Luxembourg City Incubator

10-07-2017

On Friday 7 July 2017, the Mayor of the Ville de Luxembourg and the Chamber of Commerce presented a collaborative project on the development of an incubator project in the city centre, in Luxembourg-Gare.
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Wizata 2017 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for Luxembourg

07-07-2017

In June Wizata won the 2017 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award for Luxembourg for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.
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Driven by passion

04-07-2017

Basing a sailing-related company in landlocked Luxembourg might not be an obvious choice, but proved to be a lucky shot for French entrepreneur Mathilde Argaud.
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Big data analysis for making buildings smarter

30-06-2017

With smart IT systems, modern buildings can manage heating, cooling and lighting on their own – on a sunny day they will, for example, automatically close the blinds. But there are many factors infl...
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Estonia to open the world’s first data embassy in Luxembourg

21-06-2017

Estonia’s pilot project – the world’s first data embassy – could set an example for the rest of the world.
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List announces new financial innovation centre

15-06-2017

In line with its mission of innovation transfer and the acceleration of economic impact for the finance industry, the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) is pleased to announce the creation of the Finance Innovation Technology and Systems Centre (FITS).
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Congratulations vyzVoice and APATEQ – both winners of StartUp Europe Awards 2016

09-06-2017

The StartUp Europe Awards (the so-called "Eurovision for start-ups"), recognised for the first time the best start-ups in Europe in 10 categories, in in the presence of Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament.
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New opportunities for European companies

08-06-2017

Vulcanus in Europe and Keys to Japan are two highly demanded opportunities for European companies.
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Luxembourg advantages for digital companies

30-05-2017

Luxembourg is an excellent alternative for digital businesses that are looking for the ideal location to launch or scale up their activities in Europe. The guide “Luxembourg: The smart choice for yo...
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Call for applications: European project on Open Data BE-GOOD innovation

24-05-2017

The contest on data processing to build a real-time information system for traffic conditions in the department by using open and crowdsourcing data is open until 29 May 2017 at 16:00.
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Interview with Artec 3D

19-05-2017

Sergey Sukhovey, one of Artec’s 3D founders spoke to Luxinnovation in the company’s current beautiful offices in Dommeldange, Luxembourg set high up on a hill with 360 degrees of greenery as their backdrop.
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Infrachain initiative

19-05-2017

The Infrachain initiative is a PPP (Private Public Partnership) working towards a trusted and compliant community for blockchain orchestrated from out of Luxembourg. Serial entrepreneur Marco Houwen has taken up the task of implementation.
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Luxembourg open for business

19-05-2017

Luxembourg unveiled a new strategy in 2017 to promote economic growth in a sustainable manner, focused both on attracting foreign direct investment in a targeted and service-oriented manner and supporting Luxembourg-based companies moving into foreign markets.
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Luxembourg 3rd most attractive city to move to for work

17-05-2017

Using data from its in-house survey team, which continually researches the financial and lifestyle conditions of more than 400 cities around the world, AIRINC, a global research company which current...
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#Luxembourg 2nd in the new FM GLOBAL RESILIENCE INDEX 2017

16-05-2017

The new FM Global Resilience Index 2017 analysing the resilience of 130 counties and territories ranks #Luxembourg 2nd – having gradually risen from it’s 8th ranking in 2013.
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The Collaboration Factory

16-05-2017

After 10 years and €1 billion in investment, the Belval innovation campus has become one of Europe’s foremost centers for technology and biomedical collaborations.    
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ICT Spring Summit 2017 Global Tech Conference

11-05-2017

From armies of robots to life on Mars, cybersecurity, the dangers to earth from asteroids, 3.33 minute pitches by start-ups, computers that teach you how to play guitar, blockchain and bitcoin forums, ICT Spring 2017 had it all (and more). Luxinnovation was right at the centre of it.
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Prof. Björn Ottersten receives an ERC Advanced Grant

11-05-2017

Professor Björn Ottersten, Director of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) at the University of Luxembourg, has been awarded an Advanced Grant (AdG), the most prest...
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Yollty

28-04-2017

Yollty is a free mobile app for rewarding customer engagement available on Android and iOS. Users can physically visit, check-in on social media, post pictures or give feedback to participating stores, restaurants and bars in order to collect points and win gifts.
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Starwear

28-04-2017

The start-up project Starwear is based on a little wearable ring that can interact with video games and more. The player can attach it around fingers or the wrist and use it as a control device for gaming.
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Passbolt

28-04-2017

Passwords are often shared carelessly within a team, for example by mail or by people writing them down on post-its. These common habits are the opposite of secure and are the cause of 80% of security breaches that cost companies hundreds of millions of euros each year. Passbolt identified this pain that companies suffer and proposed a solution to fix it: an open source password manager designed for teams and businesses.
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European Enterprise Promotion Awards 2017

26-04-2017

The European Enterprise Promotion Awards reward those who promote entrepreneurship and small business at the national, regional and local level. Since 2006, over 2,800 projects have entered the awards...
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