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LePlateauLUX : innovation with Société Générale

21-09-2018

Sociéte Générale bank in Luxembourg launched #LePlateauLUX, its innovation laboratory, designed to foster collaboration between internal project developers, start-ups and the Fintech ecosystem in Luxembourg.
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Fit 4 Start Selection & Graduation Day: more than 60 ICT and HealthTech start-ups in the spotlight

17-09-2018

A day full of fresh ideas and innovative projects; inspiring start-ups in the fields of ICT and Health Technologies present themselves. The next Fit 4 Start Selection & Graduation Day will take place on Thursday 4 October 2018 at Kinepolis Kirchberg and will allow the audience to discover 62 innovative start-ups.
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Successful take-off for the Luxembourg Space Agency

12-09-2018

This Wednesday, the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) was officially launched, with the aim of promoting the economic development of the Grand Duchy's space industry. A dedicated fund is also being set up, targeting an initial capital of 100 million euros to support the emergence of new space companies with innovative ideas and technologies.
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Understanding the real estate market with Houser

23-08-2018

Luxinnovation spoke with the founders of Houser, a start-up of the very first Fit 4 Start edition in 2015. Houser is a real-estate data analytics company whose mission is to become the trusted source of professional real-estate information.
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Fit 4 Start: “Paying attention to the needs of each start-up”

08-08-2018

Luxinnovation is currently inviting ICT and health tech start-ups to apply to the next edition of the acceleration programme Fit 4 Start that will support 15 promising start-ups with launching their businesses successfully in Luxembourg.
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Discover the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem in 8 videos

23-07-2018

Digital Luxembourg produced a videos series about the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem. You will get to know the start-up community, the main incubators, accelerators and co-working spaces as well as the major players helping you to launch a successful start-up.
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Fit 4 Start: A customer discovery journey

18-07-2018

Fit 4 Start offers ICT and health tech start-ups pre-seed funding and 16 intense weeks of coaching to help them avoid pitfalls and maximise their chances of success. The main mission of programme coach Michel Blumenthal is to support participants with gaining an in-depth understanding of the real needs of their clients and using this knowledge to build sustainable business models.
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MyMedBot a virtual companion for patients with a life-threatening chronic condition

16-07-2018

MyMedBot is a virtual personal assistant which empowers young people who live with a life-threatening chronic condition to fully live their life without fear. Through our mobile application, a MyMedBot user can pre-emptively setup an emergency plan and have the peace of mind that the right people will know how to help when they need to – no matter if in a classroom or on a night out.
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Place your ads at the right time with Metri

16-07-2018

Metri allows companies to save money and increase conversions by showing the right ads at the right time.
Companies can use triggers like weather data, stock market data, or website activity to automatically pause/un-pause ads or increase/decrease bids.
For example, a food delivery company could show more ads on a rainy day or show more “buy bitcoins” ads when the price of Bitcoin is low.

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Salonkee brings beauty salons into the digital future

16-07-2018

Salonkee is disrupting the hair- and beauty sector by digitalising hairdressers, masseurs and beauty salons with innovative and highly effective software solutions. We provide salons with anything from online bookings, automated appointment reminders, a smart digital calendar, a point-of-sale and stock management, bringing them into the future and making them much more competitive as opposed to “old-fashioned” pen & paper salons.
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ICT and health tech start-ups: Apply now for Fit 4 Start

09-07-2018

Are you launching a start-up and determined to succeed? Luxembourg’s acceleration programme Fit 4 Start offers you intensive coaching, attractive pre-seed funding and access to key networks. The next edition will accept 10 start-ups in the field of ICT and another 5 specialising in health technologies.
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CarPay-Diem mobile payment solution spotted by Volkswagen

06-07-2018

Created two years ago, Luxembourg start-up CarPay-Diem offers a mobile payment solution for the (many) motorists who refuel at petrol stations. The company was discovered by the German group Volkswagen during the last Cebit trade fair in Hanover, and has, as a result, been offered a six-month stay at Die Gläserne Manufaktur, the group’s innovation incubator based in Dresden.
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Inkspired, a platform for the creative writing community

06-07-2018

Inkspired is a digital platform for emerging writers and readers, where users can read, write and publish creative stories and book series.
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Univize helps students to find the right university

06-07-2018

Univize is an online platform that helps students find the right university. On Univize, prospective university students can connect with current university students and ask all their questions. This way they are able to get insider information on topics such as course load, cost of living or nightlife, which is nearly impossible to find out otherwise. In return, university students are rewarded for guiding and helping other students.
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Reduce your environmental impact with Hopes

03-07-2018

Hopes provides a range of independent clean energy services allowing its members to reduce their cost and environmental impact. Contributing in the longer term to the development of a self-sufficient local community of users based on the principle of circular and sharing economy.

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Zappy - a breakthrough in computer automation

03-07-2018

Zappy is a breakthrough in computer automation that learns user behaviour by simply observing users at work. Zappy.AI enables its users to spend more time doing what they love to do and less time doing what they have to do.
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Official opening of the Innovation Hub Dudelange

02-07-2018

On Saturday 30 June 2018, Francine Closener, Secretary of State of the Economy, officially inaugurated the start-up incubator Innovation Hub Dudelange.
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Luxembourg to host European HPC headquarters

25-06-2018

Luxembourg will host EuroHPC, the joint structure for the European project of strategic interest on high performance computing (HPC). This was definitely decided by the European Commission on 25 June 2018.
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Klin co-founder named Creative Young Entrepreneur Luxembourg

15-06-2018

Antoine Hron, co-founder of ecological dry-cleaning specialist Klin, won first prize at the Creative Young Entrepreneur Luxembourg (CYEL) 2018 award ceremony on 14 June. The second prize went to OUNI, Luxembourg’s first packaging-free organic grocery store, and the third to Assurbox, a platform facilitating the communication between insurers and their partners.
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Automotive sector going digital

11-06-2018

“Mobility is at a historical turning point,” said Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy Etienne Schneider in his opening address and referred to disruptive innovations such as autonomous d...
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5 Luxembourg AI start-ups on a trip to the US

04-06-2018

Selected by Luxinnovation together with the LHoFT, Paul Wurth Incub, Lux Future Lab, Technoport and Nyuko, five Luxembourg start-ups will have the chance to embark on a trip to the US. An intense schedule full of training, business meetings and networking events is awaiting Algoreg, Travelsify, Yokato, Tetrao and Nomoko.
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Luxembourg opens House of startups

04-06-2018

Inaugurated 20 years almost to the day after the opening of Luxembourg’s very first technology incubator, Technoport, HoST is the latest addition to Luxembourg’s dynamic start-up ecosystem and has bee...
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Vivatech 2018: Promising contacts between Luxinnovation and Telecom Paris Tech

24-05-2018

The Telecom Paris Tech incubator has been in existence for almost 20 years and is open also to entrepreneurs that are not from the engineering school.
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[Picture gallery]: Luxinnovation at ICT Spring 2018

24-05-2018

Luxinnovation was the innovation partner of the 2018 edition of ICT Spring Europe that took place on 15-16 May. A main objective of the agency was to connect international start-ups and companies with...
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€5 Million Fund for Big Data startups and SMEs – European Data Incubator is open for applications

23-05-2018

European Data Incubator (EDI) is a Big Data incubator offering a dedicated acceleration programme and €5M funding for EU based startups and teams. EDI is looking for Big Data innovators and entreprene...
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Luxembourg in the top 5 of digital economies

22-05-2018

DESI is a composite index that summarises relevant indicators on Europe’s digital performance and tracks the evolution of EU Member States in digital competitiveness. The DESI report tracks the progre...
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Stress-free crossborder commuting

18-05-2018

“The road infrastructure in Luxembourg is sufficient, but the current situation is that only 1.2 people on average are in each car and this is simply not sustainable,” says Nicolas Back, Kussbus co-fo...
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Connecting international start-ups with Luxembourg business

17-05-2018

“We are ready to expand our business in Europe, and Luxembourg is right at the centre. That is why I’m here,” says Sera Kwak, engineer at Korean company MINDs Lab. “We offer an artificial intelligence...
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A START-UP AWARD FOR VOICE EMOTION RECOGNITION

16-05-2018

The number of voice-controlled services and devices, such as the personal assistants of Google and Amazon, is increasing rapidly. While technologies able to capture and understand voice commands are w...
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Digital opportunities in Luxembourg at ICT Spring

26-04-2018

Over 5,000 key decision makers in the fields of information and communication technologies, finance, banking, web and marketing will meet at ICT Spring in Luxembourg on 15-16 May 2018. Targeting compa...
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