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Innovative Medicines Initiative: “A human adventure”

07-11-2018

One of Luxembourg’s main hospitals, the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg (CHL), is actively taking part in the European project INNODIA that aims to fight type 1 diabetes. The project receives funding from the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI), the world’s biggest public-private partnership in the field of life sciences.
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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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Innovative Medicines Initiative: European recognition of Luxembourg biobanking expertise

22-10-2018

The Integrated Biobank of Luxembourg (IBBL) is participating in two unique European research projects, LITMUS and CANCER-ID, under the umbrella of the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) partnerships.
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Technology innovation for better health

22-10-2018

The development of new health technologies, often based on an innovative use of ICT, has the potential to improve healthcare in general as well as to create economic benefits and growth. Developing this sector is a priority for Luxembourg, and the country is implementing multiple initiatives with this as their objective. The latest one is introducing a health tech track in the successful accelerator programme for innovative start-ups, Fit 4 Start.
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New Updated Bioeconomy Strategy

11-10-2018

The European Commission updated the 2012 Bioeconomy Strategy and published “A sustainable bioeconomy for Europe: strengthening the connection between economy, society and the environment”.
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Fit 4 Start: new participants and Graduates revealed

05-10-2018

On Thursday 4 October, more than 300 start-ups and leading players in the start-up ecosystem responded to Luxinnovation's invitation to attend the Fit 4 Start Selection & Graduation Day, an event dedicated to inspiring start-ups in the fields of ICT and health technologies.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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A smart robot for innovative therapies

18-05-2018

The social QTrobot of Luxembourg start-up LuxAI brings new hope to autistic children and their families. It has proven to be an excellent tool for teaching these children social interaction and improving their communication skills.
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Luxinnovation donates to Digital Inclusion asbl

15-05-2018

Since the end of 2015, the non-profit association Digital Inclusion, supported by the Œuvre Nationale de Secours Grand-Duchesse Charlotte, the European Union Social Fund, the Luxembourg’s Ministry of ...
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Pitch Your Startup 2018 at ICT Spring Europe

08-05-2018

Pitch Your Startup 2018 is approaching! Discover the participating start-ups, learn about how Luxinnovation creates value for them and let’s meet at ICT Spring Europe! Docler to release 17 finalists 1...
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Luxinnovation Annual Report 2017 published

07-05-2018

Luxinnovation, the national agency supporting the country's economic development, has published its annual report for the year 2017: a year characterised by the adoption of a new visual identity supported by the tagline "Trusted Partner for Busines
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Launch of the Fedil 2018 Innovation Award

02-05-2018

This award is aimed as much at business innovators as independent innovators and young researchers. Any person or group of persons, domiciled or working in Luxembourg may participate, as well as any L...
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Luxembourg’s IP Box is open!

30-04-2018

The Law of April 17, 2018 therefore lays down a new framework of tax incentives for research and development activities aimed at consolidating a competitive framework for innovation in Luxembourg. Acc...
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A new manager for Luxinnovation’s Luxembourg BioHealth Cluster

10-04-2018

Luxembourg welcomes new Cluster Manager for BioHealth Jean-Philippe Arié who has joined Luxinnovation as of March 1, 2018. The Luxembourg BioHealth Cluster managed by Luxinnovation aims to strengthen ...
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A brownfield reconverted into a temple of knowledge In Luxembourg

06-04-2018

On April 3, 2018, Le Monde (France) published a very insightful article written by author Jessica Gourdon (special correspondent in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg) on Luxembourg’s University, its direct...
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Fit4Start Results: Three graduates and ten new hopefuls ready for the challenge!

13-03-2018

On March 12, 2018 at the Kinepolis, Kirchberg in Luxembourg, Luxinnovation announced the Autumn 2017 Graduates from the Fit 4 Start programme – Ume solutions, VanHack and SEE MORE. Following ten hours...
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MEATING: Innovation is rocket science for Glanzstoff Textilcord

07-03-2018

The last edition of Meating – the networking lunch for participants in the Fit 4 Innovation programme jointly organised by Luxinnovation, Resultance and TrAxxion that was extended for the first ...
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A law designed to encourage business innovation

23-02-2018

The law of 17th May 2017 relating to the promotion of research, development and innovation – a tool aimed at all types of businesses looking to innovate – came into force nearly nine month...
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Business innovation breakthrough with Goldratt consulting

13-02-2018

On February 6, 2018, Luxinnovation, in collaboration with BGL BNP Paribas, organised a conference and invited Rami Goldratt, CEO, and Dr Yishai Ashlag, Senior Partner, both of Goldratt Consulting to g...
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Investment Plan for Europe: COSME agreement signed for SMEs in Luxembourg

06-02-2018

The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Mutualité de Cautionnement (MC) have signed a COSME agreement in Luxembourg that will allow MC to provide guarantees supporting more than €20 million of loans to...
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Dudelange Innovation Hub is Opening for Business

01-02-2018

At the dawn of 2018, we spoke to the Mayor of Dudelange, Dan Biancalana, and to the Engineer for Dudelange City, Nic Krumlovsky, about the “Dudelange Innovation Hub” (Innovation Hub Diddeleng) p...
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14 Luxembourg start-ups nominated for StartUp Europe Awards

29-01-2018

Just announced! 14 Luxembourg start-ups in a variety of categories have been chosen for the StartUp Europe Awards 2017 by Startupgrind  Luxembourg in cooperation with Luxinnovation and Silicon Luxembo...
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