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On the way to a circular world

12-11-2018

The concept of the circular economy has often wrongly been considered as a purely environmental initiative, but today the economic and societal interest of the approach is widely recognised. Defining sustainable circular business models and attractive investment opportunities is now crucial to encourage companies to adopt a circular behaviour.
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Luxembourg – fertile ground for growth of Green Tech and Industry 4.0 start-ups

07-11-2018

Green Tech and Industry 4.0 are two major emerging technology trends. Luxembourg is at the forefront of innovation in both fields, as can be seen by a number of initiatives being implemented throughout the country.
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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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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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Public consultation on chemical, product and waste legislation

03-10-2018

The European Commission public consultation addressing the interface between chemical, product and waste legislation is open until 29th of October 2018. This public consultation follows the Commission’s analysis of the interface between chemical, product and waste legislation, published in January 2018. The objectives of the public consultation are to address stakeholder reaction to these options and questions posed with regard to four issues.
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The EU Plastics strategy and Horizon 2020 funding opportunities

25-09-2018

Plastics are in the spotlight in Luxembourg as they have major consequences for the environment, the climate, the oceans and human health. The plastics sector is evolving and Luxinnovation aims at helping Luxembourg players to move towards a more sustainable plastics economy.
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The Asia-Europe meeting is (also) under preparation in Luxembourg

21-09-2018

Just over a month before the 12th ASEM Asia-Europe Summit in Brussels, a delegation of 18 people from 10 countries from both continents visited Luxembourg. Coordinated by Luxinnovation, discussions and visits revolved around eco-innovation topics.
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Registration open for the H2020 Energy virtual info day

04-09-2018

Registration for this year H2020 Energy virtual info day is open. The virtual info day will take place on Thursday, 13 September 2018, from 14:30 to 17:15.
It will cover the upcoming H2020 calls for funding in the areas of: Renewable Energy Sources, Carbon Capture and Storage, Batteries.
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“Maintaining an edge”

20-07-2018

Polygone was founded in Mersch in 1981 and operates in three sectors, these being waste management, the leasing and sale of modular buildings, and the provision of services ranging from structure deconstruction to the rental and installation of fencing, including the design and development of green spaces.

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“A day-to-day state of mind”

20-07-2018

LuxPET, a ubsidiary of the originally American Plastipak group, was established some 20 years ago and specialises in the manufacturing of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic packaging solutions for the beverages industry.
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Esch-Schifflange: the city of the future begins to emerge

17-07-2018

As part of the national project for regeneration of more than 60 ha of Arcelor Mittal brownfields in Esch-Schifflange, with the aim of creating an eco-district, the Agora development company tasked Luxinnovation with initiating a process to identify innovative technologies, services and products. The first brainstorming session was held at the beginning of July.
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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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Wood takes pride of place at the Ettelbruck Agricultural Fair

04-07-2018

The Ettelbruck Agricultural Fair, the largest outdoor fair in Luxembourg, closed its doors last weekend. Under a blue sky, it welcomed nearly 37,000 visitors, many of whom showed a keen interest in wood manufacturing and the wood industry.
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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 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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TOURISM INNOVATION AWARD 2018

29-05-2018

That is why the Ministry of the Economy is launching the Tourism Innovation Award, a competition which showcases innovation in the tourism sector and rewards projects which stand out for their innovat...
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Plastics Loop: on boosting recycling, reuse and design

18-05-2018

“Plastics are a convenient material to use, but very difficult to dispose of in a sustainable way,” says Charles-Albert Florentin, Manager of the Luxembourg EcoInnovation Cluster. “The sorting and rec...
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Round table on plastics: the debate is open!

18-05-2018

During these informal meetings, participants will be able to share hurdles that they have encountered regarding a specific topic and look for solutions together. We want to identify issues that are co...
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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 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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Wood Cluster Forum: a successful premiere

04-04-2018

Some 150 wood lovers gathered on 21 March – the International Day of Forests – at the Kulturhaus in Mersch for Luxembourg’s first ever Wood Cluster Forum. The afternoon of presentations and talk...
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ParcLuxite: mini Silicon Valley at the Luxembourg gates

21-03-2018

Almost two decades of careful consideration and hard work after the birth of the initial idea, ParcLuxite business park was officially inaugurated on Friday, March 16, 2018, in the presence of the Dep...
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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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More kudos for Luxembourg Cleantech Company APATEQ

07-03-2018

Add another feather to the cap of APATEQ, who have just announced that their MarinePaq for the treatment of scrub water from vessel’s exhaust gas cleaning has been shortlisted for the Emissions ...
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