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Towards sustainable and circular construction

25-09-2019

Three Luxinnovation cluster managers will be among the speakers of the conference "Construction - Circular Economy. How to support business innovation", on 7 October.
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Forest Stewardship Council approves Luxembourg wood

23-09-2019

Luxembourg forest wood, screened by Forest Stewardship Council analysts, has been identified as containing a "low risk" of so-called unacceptable sources by the FSC. This is good news for the entire timber sector in the country and the Greater Region.
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IP: A precious asset you need to nurture

18-09-2019

If creativity and innovation are two strong levers for any company seeking growth and development, the way they are implemented and capitalised is just as important. From this perspective, the management and protection of intellectual property is essential.
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Building the future

07-08-2019

General construction company Steffen Holzbau specialises in innovative building materials and energy efficient and sustainable buildings. Within its R&D project “Holz-Beton-Verbundträger”, the company has developed composite beams combining the virtues of wood and concrete.
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The wood sector in the spotlight at the Esch Theatre

21-06-2019

Invited to speak at the latest "10x6 Green Architecture" event organised by Maison Moderne, Philippe Genot, the Wood Cluster Manager, had the opportunity to demonstrate the important role of wood in the development of green architecture.
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Horizon 2020 funding opportunity for bio-based industries

13-06-2019

The recently launched Bio-Based Industries call for proposals offers €135 million of Horizon 2020 funding for projects aiming at boosting the development of the EU’s bio-based sector. Interested companies and research organisations can apply for funding until 4 September 2019.
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19 September: save the date!

28-05-2019

At the initiative of the HealthTech Cluster, the health technology sector’ players will meet in September for an innovative event concept.
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Digitisation for the benefit of businesses and citizens

27-05-2019

Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and Deputy Prime Minister Etienne Schneider teamed up this Friday to present political guidelines for both artificial intelligence and for the ongoing digitisation of priority economic sectors.
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The wood sector between tradition and innovation

15-05-2019

The Wood Cluster Forum conference organised on 14 May by the Luxinnovation Wood Cluster provided an opportunity to present a recent wood sector mapping and discuss current topics.
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Publication of the 2018 Luxinnovation Annual Report

07-05-2019

Luxinnovation, the national agency for the promotion of innovation, has just published its annual report for 2018: a year marked by the refinement of the agency's general strategy, more than ever at the service of Luxembourg companies, whatever their size, to support them in their innovation efforts.
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Wood Cluster Forum: second edition on the horizon!

26-04-2019

After last year's success, the Luxembourg Wood Cluster is repeating its annual Forum which will take place on 14 May in Mersch.
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"Digitisation is not the goal in itself"

26-03-2019

In front of 30 companies gathered on Thursday 21st March in Mamer, the carbide tool manufacturer Ceratizit, 4th biggest global group in its sector, showed some examples of concrete achievements in the framework of "Industry 4.0" projects. The event included many examples of Operational Excellence, the topic..- of the meeting of the day organised by Resultance in partnership with FEDIL and Luxinnovation.
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Superstar wood in Vorarlberg

21-03-2019

Simplicity, sustainability and ecology are the leitmotivs of Vorarlberg (Austria). After the collapse of the textile industry, the region successfully relied on wood, becoming in a few years a real model for the enthusiasts of wooden constructions who come to draw their inspiration from it. A group of 12 members of the Wood Cluster visited the site.
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Composites at the heart of industrial transformation

19-03-2019

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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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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Wood: following promotion, comes action!

21-01-2019

2018 was a fruitful year for the Luxembourg Wood Cluster. One of its reached main goals was to link the companies and other players in the wood value chain in Luxembourg and in the Greater Region and to promote the use of wood.
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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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Mir paken Holz un: uncovering innovation in the wood sector

22-11-2018

Following on from the Wood Cluster Forum organised at the beginning of last spring, the Luxembourg Wood Cluster has moved on from theory to practice: a half-day bus tour on November 13th brought visitors to four innovative projects based on wood.
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Industry 4.0: wood also has a part to play!

26-10-2018

As part of Luxinnovation's cross-sectoral initiatives, two clusters (Wood and Materials & Manufacturing) joined forces together with their members for an afternoon of discussions on the topic of Industry 4.0. An event joined by the Luxembourg ICT Cluster in the very transversal role of digitisation.
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The Wood cluster meets the wood champions

24-10-2018

The 13th European Carpenters' Championship was held from the 13 to 21 October 2018 as part of the Home & Living Fair in Luxembourg. Since 1994, these important championships have been organised by Timber Construction Europe (formerly Europäische Vereinigung des Holzbaus, EVH).
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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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“We have now adopted a continuous approach to innovation”

20-07-2018

General construction firm Steffen-Holzbau, founded in 1993, specialises in providing wood for the carpentry, roofing and low-energy home and room construction industries.
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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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Luxscan Technologies wins Export Award 2018

15-06-2018

Luxscan Technologies won the first prize at the Export Award 2018 ceremony organised by Office du Ducroire (ODL) and the Chamber of Commerce on 13 June. The award is given to Luxembourg SMEs for outstanding initiatives and results related to the internationalisation of their activity.
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Wood Cluster participates at Ettelbruck Agricultural Fair

06-06-2018

As the main theme is “forests and wood”, the Luxembourg Wood Cluster could not miss this event that is expected to welcome 35,000 visitors over the three days. Ten cluster members will present their p...
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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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