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Composites at the heart of industrial transformation

19-03-2019

Composite materials are playing an increasingly important role in the global economy. This rapid growth is mainly based on the innovative strength of this sector and its players. The JECWorld 2019 exhibition, which was held in Paris from 12 to 14 March, was a great showcase for this subject, with more than 1,300 exhibitors from all over the world. Among them was a Luxembourg delegation that proudly displayed the country's colours on the national pavilion, organised by the Ministry of the Economy.
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Industry: strong need for higher technical diplomas Bachelor and Master / PhD

05-03-2019

For the eleventh time, the FEDIL has published the results of the hiring forecasts of companies in the industrial and construction sectors in Luxembourg. The results are very encouraging.
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A Luxembourg start-up makes German neighbourhoods mobile

05-03-2019

Luxembourg start-up Examotive has designed an innovative and flexible car sharing solution that is quick and easy to use. One year after its commercial launch, the company successfully operates a fleet of 430 cars in Germany and uses Luxembourg as its base for further expansion into other European markets.
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Hydrogen, an (almost) clean energy

26-02-2019

By releasing only water during combustion, hydrogen offers many advantages to car manufacturers. The technology is mature and the first vehicles are already available on the market, but the lack of a charging station network hinders their development.
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Redesigning mobility

12-02-2019

There are many innovative mobility solutions, but those that succeed on the market are fewer and far between. Beyond the practical and innovative aspects of a product, its design and comfort are also essential ingredients for its success.
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Fund postdoctoral researchers in your organisation

29-01-2019

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (IF) are an efficient way to finance postdoctoral researchers working in your research group or company up to 100%. In 2019, Luxinnovation is launching an action to support Luxembourg organisations to attract researchers with IF funding.
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The future of self-driving cars

23-01-2019

Automated cars are quickly becoming a reality: from 2020, driverless vehicles will be available on the EU market. The European Parliament has recently published an article on what the EU is doing to face the challenges of this new, innovative transport sector.
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Automotive sector: a significant transformation

22-01-2019

The future of the Automotive sector is largely linked to major areas such as e-mobility or new technologies. In today’s global market, Luxembourg has an important role to play and faces several challenges. State of play and outlook from Anthony Auert, the manager of the Luxembourg AutoMobillity Cluster.
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Luxinnovation’s CEO among the most influential decision-makers in Luxembourg

20-12-2018

Since 2006, the economic and financial magazine Paperjam has been publishing, every two years, the ranking of the 100 most influential economic decision-makers in Luxembourg. For the 2018 edition, announced Wednesday at the Rockhal, Luxinnovation’s CEO, Sasha Baillie, appears in 16th position.
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Luxinnovation and Maison Moderne are proud to announce the publication of the second issue of Happen

29-11-2018

Happen is an annual business magazine that unveils the technological excellence and innovative spirit of Luxembourg and its companies to an international audience.
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Horizon 2020: Opportunities for business innovation

21-11-2018

With a budget of €74 billion for the period 2014-2020, Horizon 2020 is the EU’s biggest funding programme for research and innovation ever. Companies in Luxembourg are benefitting from this funding to implement their business strategies and develop new innovative offers.
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ITS World Congress report

30-10-2018

From 17 to 21 September, the 2018 edition of the ITS (Intelligent Transport Systems) World Congress was held in Copenhagen. The final report has just been published, showing how transport and mobility solutions can improve the quality of life in our cities by placing users and their needs at the heart of the mobility framework.
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Open Public Consultation on Connected and Automated Mobility (CAM)

26-10-2018

The European Commission launches a public consultation on how Europe should build trust in connected and automated mobility services, but as well on the bottlenecks that impede for the moment the deployment of these services bringing many benefits for the citizens.
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EU Battery Alliance: Major progress in establishing battery manufacturing in Europe in only one year

23-10-2018

One year on from the launch of the European Battery Alliance (EBA), the Commission Action Plan is in place, the first pilot production facilities are being built and further projects are announced to establish the EU as the lead player in the strategic area of battery innovation and manufacturing.
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Innovation, a guarantee of competitiveness

22-10-2018

Often associated with advanced technology, the concept of innovation is luckily much broader. And in this field, Luxembourg is on the right track, as can be seen from international rankings.
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The Automobility Cluster meets students in Brussels

05-10-2018

In Brussels, the 34th edition of the European Meeting of Luxembourg Students (REEL) was held at the end of September, a meeting point for Luxembourg students studying in various EU countries. On this occasion, the Luxembourg Automobility Cluster presented its activities and promoted the sector in the Grand Duchy.
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New funding opportunities under Horizon 2020 for Next-Generation Batteries

03-09-2018

The European Commission published a separate cross-thematic work programme with new Horizon 2020 funding opportunities under the title “Building a Low-Carbon, Climate Resilient Future: Next-Generation Batteries”.
The work programme addresses the challenge of transitioning towards a de-carbonised society, building on the COP21, the EU 2020 targets, and the 2050 Energy Roadmap. The focus is on electric batteries for vehicles, with a budget of €114 Million for 2019 and €70 Million for 2020.
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OBJECTIVE SOFTWARE FEATURED IN AUTOMAG MAGAZINE

23-08-2018

The Luxembourgian TV station RTL.lu featured .objective Software in its show Automag. The magazine format focuses entirely on car trends. Reporter Pascal Becker talked to .objective-CEO Clemens Dannheim during the opening of the Vodafone 5G lab on May 9th. The piece itself aired at the end of May on RTL Luxembourg.
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EEN Luxembourg: 10 years supporting and advising companies

12-07-2018

The unique European network dedicated to the internationalisation and innovation of companies, SMEs and VSEs celebrated its 10th anniversary Monday 09 July 2018, in front of 250 guests from the business, economic and political world. This is an opportunity to recall how sharing and exchange of ideas can be major contributors to the development of companies, whatever their size.
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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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Luxembourg industry investments create dynamic job market

06-07-2018

Numerous industrial groups in Luxembourg are currently investing in future-oriented technologies and smart factories. As a result, the national job market abounds with interesting opportunities for scientists and engineers as well as for skilled technicians and machine operators.
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EU Innovation Scoreboard 2018: Luxembourg is innovation leader

25-06-2018

Luxembourg is, for the first time, listed among the six "Innovation leaders" in this year's edition of the European Innovation Scoreboard. The country's strongest innovation factors are its attractive research system and its intellectual assets.
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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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Minister confident in Luxembourg automotive sector

12-06-2018

Luxembourg’s automotive components sector boasts an annual turnover of €1.5 billion and employs over 10,000 people, with around 50 companies active in this field. “Over the last decades, the Grand Duc...
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Testing the mobility of the future

11-06-2018

“The more academic part of Automotive Day that presents technological progress and flagship projects is essential, but nothing can replace making your own first-hand experiences,” says Anthony Auert, ...
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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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AutoMobility Cluster at University of Saarbrücken Job Fair

07-06-2018

  Job fairs are always rich opportunities for professionals to meet students, graduates and PhD students from various disciplines (systems engineering, material sciences, computer sciences and ec...
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“Making the automotive industry the country’s largest industrial sector”

05-06-2018

Mr Delé, how do you think the AutoMobility Cluster has performed since it was created in 2013? “We are still a relatively young cluster, and whilst we have set ourselves objectives for developing the ...
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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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Vivatech2018: a great success for Luxembourg participants

30-05-2018

The French President Emmanuel Macron made a long speech here. The « big » CEOs Marc Zuckerberg (Facebook), Daniel Zhang (Alibaba), Ginni Rometty (IBM) and Satya Nadella (Microsoft) did the same. The 2018 edition of Vivatech at the Palais des Expositions Porte de Versailles in Paris won its bet: to establish itself as a major high-tech and innovation rendez-vous both in France and more largely in Europe.
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