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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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LuxDev calls for sustainable business projects in developing countries

07-03-2019

LuxDev, the Luxembourg Development Cooperation Agency, invites Luxembourg and European companies to engage with partners in developing countries to implement sustainable business projects. Companies active in the fields of biohealth, ICT, fintech, ecoinnovation and the circular economy, and logistics can submit proposals.
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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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Esch-Schifflange, next step in sight

26-02-2019

The "Government - ArcelorMittal - Municipalities" Consultation Committee has validated the first phase of studies to redevelop the former steelworks site presented by Agora. It thus confirms the continuation of the investigation process by launching the preliminary urban planning phase for the end of March.
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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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Promoting circularity

21-01-2019

Founded almost a decade ago, the Luxembourg EcoInnovation Cluster today includes around 250 members. Smart cities and the circular economy were the topics at the centre of the cluster’s activities in 2018.
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Luxembourg cleantech business promoted at Pollutec fair

10-01-2019

Promoting business opportunities for clean and sustainable technologies is a priority in Luxembourg. Several of the country’s innovative cleantech companies were recently invited to showcase their offer at a joint Luxembourg stand at the international Pollutec fair in France.
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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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Circular Economy: EU public consultation on a product policy framework

13-12-2018

The EU has opened a public consultation help identify in how far the current EU product policy framework supports a circular economy and the potential for increasing this contribution. Input is needed from the general public, businesses and local authorities as well as other stakeholders.
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Plastic: Reinventing the future

07-12-2018

Overconsumption of plastic is on the radar of the Luxembourg government, which is determined to encourage a reduced consumption of single-use plastics. Stakeholders from the Greater Region met in Luxembourg to discuss the prospects for reducing and recovering this waste.
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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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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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