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Fit 4 Start #13: 15 start-ups selected

28-10-2022

15 start-ups from 9 different countries have been selected for participation in the 13th edition of start-up accelerator Fit 4 Start. In addition to 6 months of coaching, pre-seed funding and access to all the key players of the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem, participants will also be encouraged to look into how their products and services can have a positive sustainable impact.
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Fit 4 Start: Keys to success for international applicants

31-08-2022

The 13th call for applications for Fit 4 Start is open until 19 September 2022. We spoke to programme manager Sven Baltes at Luxinnovation about what the start-up accelerator can offer international start-ups and the keys to preparing successful applications and pitches.
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16 start-ups graduated from the Fit 4 Start #12 programme

12-07-2022

During the ICT Spring event at Luxexpo The Box in Luxembourg, the 16 start-ups that successfully completed the 12th edition of the Fit 4 Start programme officially graduated.
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Reshaped "Fit 4" performance programmes and 2021 Annual Report presented

16-05-2022

Minister of the Economy Franz Fayot and Sasha Baillie, CEO of Luxinnovation, presented the reshaped “Fit 4” performance programmes, which offer companies the opportunity to benefit from expert advice and public subsidies in order to improve the overall performance of their activities linked to innovation, sustainability and digital transformation.
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“Making supercomputing accessible to all companies”

11-04-2022

Luxembourg’s supercomputer MeluXina is among the 40 most powerful systems in the world. It is also unique in its strong focus on value to businesses. We spoke to Senior Solution Engineer Luis Vela at LuxProvide about solutions and services available for clients that want to harness the full power of data.
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Fit 4 Start acceleration programme: 20 startups selected

16-12-2021

The 20 startups selected for Fit 4 Start #12 were chosen from a total of 214 applications coming from 42 countries. For this 12th edition, an additional category, focused on HPC and data analytics, has been added to the 3 traditional verticals ICT, healthtech and space.
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Connected cross-border mobility: it's on!

27-10-2021

The 5GCroCo project demonstrates seamless connected and automated mobility services enabled by 5G technologies in Luxembourg, Germany and France.
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Luxembourg connects start-ups and high performance computing

27-09-2021

The national high performance computing centre in Luxembourg tailors its “use & support” model to the individual needs of companies of all sizes and develops its ecosystem by participating in local start-up acceleration programmes like Fit 4 Start.
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Launch of the new edition of Fit 4 Start, with a new HPC and data analytics track

14-09-2021

The Ministry of the Economy and Luxinnovation launch the 12th edition of Fit 4 Start, Luxembourg's acceleration programme. Start-ups active in ICT, healthtech and space are invited to apply until 4 October 2021. In addition, a special track focused on HPC and data analytics will allow up to five of the selected start-ups to benefit from a tailored program involving the Luxembourg national HPC MeluXina.
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Luxembourg launches official start-up web platform

06-07-2021

On 5 July 2021, Minister of the Economy Franz Fayot and Luxinnovation CEO Sasha Baillie officially launched the web platform aimed at showcasing the Luxembourg ecosystem internationally and facilitating networking.
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New Luxembourg roadmap for a competitive and sustainable economy

21-06-2021

On 21 June 2021, Minister of the Economy Franz Fayot presented a new roadmap for supporting the transformation of the Luxembourg economy until 2025. The roadmap notably focuses on accelerating digitalisation, facilitating the transition to a circular economy, developing strategic, resilient value chains and fostering a safe, trusted data economy.
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Luxembourg inaugurates its high performance computer

07-06-2021

Luxembourg’s new high performance computer MeluXina was inaugurated on 7 June 2021. Ranked among the top 30 supercomputers in the world, MeluXina has been designed to meet business needs and is available for use by start-ups and SMEs as well as large international groups.
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Fit 4 Start #11: 15 companies selected

02-06-2021

15 start-ups from 8 different countries have been selected for participation in the 11th edition of the Fit 4 Start acceleration programme. They will benefit from 6 months of coaching, pre-seed funding and networking activities aimed at facilitating the market launch of the products and services developed by the participants.
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Fit 4 Start is back! Calls for applications are now open

15-03-2021

Start-ups in the ICT and space technology sectors are invited to participate in the 11th edition of Luxembourg's acceleration programme Fit 4 Start. Successful candidates will benefit from 20 weeks of personalised coaching and grants of up to €150,000. The calls are now open until 15 April 2021.
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LBAN membership: Connecting start-ups and business angels

11-03-2021

In December 2020, Luxinnovation joined the Luxembourg Business Angels Network (LBAN) as one of its first corporate members. The agency’s objective is to facilitate contacts between promising start-ups and business angels looking to invest in new and disruptive innovations.
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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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5 things to know about cybersecurity in Luxembourg

02-12-2020

A strong national cybersecurity ecosystem is a key pillar for developing Luxembourg’s trusted and secure data-driven economy. A new study by SECURITYMADEIN.LU and Luxinnovation provides five key insights into the strengths and unique characteristics of Luxembourg’s cybersecurity ecosystem.
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Facilitating data exchange for innovation

16-10-2020

Data is one of the most precious assets in today’s information society. In a keynote address given at the final of the EU Datathon competition on 15 October 2020, Luxinnovation’s CEO Sasha Baillie spoke about the enormous value that can be derived from data and the need for establishing accessible, high-quality, secure data exchange platforms.
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Luxembourg acquires petascale high performance computer

30-09-2020

On 29 September 2020, Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and Minister of the Economy Franz Fayot announced the acquisition of Luxembourg's high performance computer (HPC). Named MeluXina, it will become part of the European HPC network.
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10 key technologies shaping the post COVID-19 economy

16-09-2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our ways of living, working, consuming and travelling, and has had a huge impact on companies’ and consumers’ use of technology. Luxinnovation lists 10 key technologies that will play a crucial role in the economy over the months and years to come.
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How digitalisation will drive growth and transform society

12-08-2020

Digitalisation is one of the four megatrends identified by Luxinnovation that will radically transform business and society after the COVID-19 crisis. Market Intelligence Analyst Mohamed Toumi provides insights into how companies will need to transform their activity in the coming years to retain a competitive edge.
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Thank you startups!

19-06-2020

Hard hit by the COVID-19 crisis, Luxembourg startups also demonstrated their ability to find innovative solutions to respond to the health, economic and social needs. Startup Luxembourg made a video to thank them.
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15 innovative start-up projects to combat COVID-19

15-05-2020

15 Luxembourg start-ups will receive €150,000 each to develop innovative solutions aimed at combatting the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.
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StartupsVsCovid19: Call for projects for innovative solutions to combat COVID-19

10-04-2020

In order to support the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem, the Ministry of the Economy, in collaboration with Luxinnovation, has launched a call for projects entitled “StartupsVsCovid19”. A series of webinars on the main support measures that start-ups can benefit from is also organised.
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Fit 4 Start - Edition #10 postponed

20-03-2020

Luxinnovation and the Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy regret to announce the postponement of the spring 2020 edition of the Fit 4 Start programme.
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Continuation of Luxinnovation's activities

17-03-2020

In view of the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and the protective measures announced by the government, Luxinnovation, the national innovation agency, is adapting to the situation in order to ensure the smooth continuity of its activities.
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A brand for an innovative ecosystem

11-03-2020

To cement its position as an attractive location for start-ups, Luxembourg relies on easy access to support, major international players and public authorities and administrations. At the same time, the country is a clear gateway to the European market.
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No graduation ceremony for Fit 4 Start, but the pitches are maintained

10-03-2020

Due to the risks linked to the spread of COVID-19, Luxinnovation has decided to cancel the Fit 4 Start Pitching & Graduation Day which should have been held on 26 March 2020 at Kinepolis in Luxembourg-Kirchberg.
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Valuu.io: an online guide for investors

12-02-2020

After graduation from the Fit 4 Start programme in 2019, Valuu.io launched its first commercial offer, an investment support platform, at the beginning of this year.
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#RDI Act: Aiva, innovation at your fingertips

30-01-2020

It is through the Fit 4 Start program that Aiva Technologies, which develops algorithms based on artificial intelligence to compose music, has embarked on an accelerated innovation process.
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