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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...
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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...
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Luxinnovation Annual Report 2017 published

07-05-2018

The new tagline highlights both: the agency’s long-term objectives of fostering innovation and fuelling the international growth of Luxembourg companies its new key role in promoting the Luxemb...
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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. Ac...
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Call for expression of interest for In Orbit Demonstration/Validation (IOD/IOV) Experiments

23-04-2018

This call aims to gather experiments that could be considered for In Orbit Demonstration/Validation (IOD/IOV) actions, taking into consideration the Horizon 2020 IOD/IOV call for proposals and associ...
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2018 EuroGEOSS Request launched

19-04-2018

From 16 April until 30 June 2018, public or private organizations involved in developing innovative applications based on Earth Observations (EO) and located in European GEO member countries are invit...
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Announcement of Opportunity for Community Scientists in the PLATO mission

12-04-2018

The purpose of the Announcement of Opportunity (AO) is to solicit proposals for Community Scientists in the PLATO mission. This AO is open to scientists affiliated with institutes located in ESA Mem...
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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 dire...
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Marc Serres becomes the first Vice-Chairman of the ESA Council from Luxembourg

26-03-2018

Head of Space Affairs at the Ministry of the Economy, Marc Serres, has been appointed Vice-Chairman of the ESA Council for the remaining mandate of the current chairship until 30 June 2019. As the fir...
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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 hou...
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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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Asteroid day 2018 events kick off in anniversary of Chelyabinsk meteor

15-02-2018

Asteroid Day, the UN-sanctioned day for global awareness and education about asteroids, has announced global events slated for Asteroid Day 2018, including the first in a series of expert presentation...
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Luxembourg agreed to cooperate with Russia on space resources

15-02-2018

Luxembourg and Russia will cooperate on scientific research on space technologies and mining.
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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 loa...
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GovSat-1 and Luxembourg into orbit!

01-02-2018

Luxembourg has entered into a new space age following the successful launch on 31, January 2018, of the GovSat-1 satellite from the Cape Canaveral Space Center. As a joint venture established in 2015 ...
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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)...
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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 Luxemb...
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GovSat aims at becoming a global space player

23-01-2018

Interview of Patrick Biewer about the launch of GovSat-1 military and governmental communications satellite from America’s Cape Canaveral space centre.
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Support for the digitalisation of SMEs

19-01-2018

Digital transformation within companies is no longer a topic of discussion, but rather a stark reality faced by large multinational groups as well as SMEs. So as to better support the smallest enterpr...
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Luxembourg and China agreed to cooperate on space exploration

17-01-2018

The Ministry of the Economy and the China National Space Administration (CNSA) signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that provides a framework for the development and implementation of scie...
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2017 SPACENEWS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE & INNOVATION

20-12-2017

A member of the Luxembourg Socialist Workers’ Party would seem to be an unlikely champion of asteroid mining ventures. But Étienne Schneider, who represents his party in Luxembourg’s coalition go...
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Towards sustainable space business

01-12-2017

International space business shows enormous growth potential that can only be fully realised if the sector pushes technological boundaries even further and becomes profitable for private investors. Hi...
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Space Exploration Masters

01-12-2017

Two Luxembourg-related start-ups were among the winners of Space Exploration Masters, an international competition aiming to identify and reward technology-transfer business successes and business inn...
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State visit to Japan: several agreements have been signed

01-12-2017

Late November, HRH the Grand Duke and the Princess Alexandra accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy Etienne Schneider, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Jean Asselborn...
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Luxembourg and Japan agree to cooperate on exploration and commercial utilization of space resources

29-11-2017

Luxembourg, November 29, 2017 - The Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, represented by the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Economy, Étienne Schneider, and the Cabinet Office of Japan, represented by Masaji Matsuyama, Minister of State for Space Policy, signed today in Tokyo a memorandum of cooperation on exploration and commercial utilization of space resources.
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Luxembourg at the centre of innovation in space

24-11-2017

The global space industry is rapidly changing as the once completely government-driven activity of space exploration is partly being taken over by private companies – the so-called NewSpace sector. Many of the most innovative companies and decision-makers in the field met in Luxembourg on 16-17 November 2017 at the NewSpace Europe conference to discuss economic opportunities, the conditions for start-up companies, the access to funding and the future role of governments in space business.
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SpaceResources.lu: First-time FNR investment in space exploration projects

23-11-2017

For the first time, the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) has committed funding to two space related projects contributing to the development of the SpaceResources.lu initiative. Two public research institutions each receive funding for collaborative projects with the lunar exploration company ispace, representing an FNR commitment of around 700,000 EUR.
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