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Plastic: Reinventing the future

07-12-2018

Making all plastic packaging on the market reusable or easily recyclable by 2030 is the objective of the first European strategy on the subject. Overconsumption is also 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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Luxembourg research wins an ERC Consolidator Grant 2018

07-12-2018

The European Research Council announced the recipients of its Consolidator Grant competition: 291 top scientists across Europe, including one Luxembourgish. Funding for these researchers, part of the Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, is worth in total €573 million and will give them a chance to build up their teams and have far-reaching impact
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New opportunity to accelerate your business with Luxembourg’s Fit 4 Start programme

07-12-2018

Luxinnovation will shortly launch a new call for applications for its successful accelerator programme Fit 4 Start. Discover how previous participants have benefited from the programme.
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Ehlinger: a testimony to adaptation

06-12-2018

The Ehlinger family could have come up with Charles Darwin’s theory: “It is the one best adapting to change who evolves”. From the sale of coal to the development of real estate activities under the umbrella of the Schuler Group, the history of the Ehlingers is a succession of winds that turn, bounce backs and intuitions rewarded.
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Caves Bernard Massard: the grapes of joy

04-12-2018

The history of the Caves Bernard-Massard is the result of a fruitful meeting at the beginning of the 20th century, between an oenologist with an entrepreneurial spirit and a lawyer passionate about grapes. A common interest which has passed down the decades, with the company remaining in the family fold. Today the group produces today 4 million bottles a year and employs some 250 people.
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How business is changing the space game

30-11-2018

National space agencies with huge public budgets are no longer the only ones able to venture into space: today, private companies realise and fund their own space missions. The NewSpace Europe conference hosted in Luxembourg on 27-28 November focused on how free enterprise and the use of normal business practices are disrupting the space sector and creating a completely new industry.
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Fedil Innovation Awards: focus on the automotive sector!

30-11-2018

The Fedil - The Voice of Luxembourg's Industry presents, every two years, its Innovation Awards. For the 2018 edition, which was held on 27 November, the winners are Goodyear, Cebi Luxembourg, Virelux Inspection Systems and Docunify. Three of the four projects are applications fromr the automotive sector.
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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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Better network and data security

26-11-2018

Network security and monitoring and data security in the cloud, the two main themes of Luxembourg Internet Days 2018, are both crucial for building a digital economy based on reliability and trust. Prime Minister Xavier Bettel announced the creation of a national centre for DDoS attack filtering during the event, and Estonia, an advanced digital nation that has set up the world’s first digital embassy in Luxembourg, was highlighted as this year’s partner country.
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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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Innovative Medicine Initiative: Consolidating Luxembourg expertise in translational medicine research

22-11-2018

With the development of new informatics tools, medical and life sciences research is rapidly evolving. This gives research centres unprecedented opportunities to analyse medical data. The Bioinformatics Core’s team (and Luxembourg’s ELIXIR-LU Node) at the interdisciplinary Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg is building the skills and tools needed to make this happen.
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Evvos wins best European agritech start-up award

22-11-2018

Luxembourg start-up Evvos is one of 18 companies that were recognised as the best start-ups in Europe. Evvos won the StartUp Europe Award in the category “agritech” for its innovative solution enabling farmers to measure environmental parameters to support planting, irrigation and harvesting using remote sensors.
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Horizon 2020: Opportunities for business innovation

21-11-2018

With a budget of €74 billion for the period 2014-2020, Horizon 2020 is the EU’s biggest funding programme for research and innovation ever. Companies in Luxembourg are benefitting from this funding to implement their business strategies and develop new innovative offers.
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Present Yourself focused on Industry 4.0

13-11-2018

On 23rd October at the Musée National des Mines de Fer in Rumelange, the 4th Present Yourself event was held, organised by the Luxembourg Materials & Manufacturing Cluster.
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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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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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Mapping hotel DNA

06-11-2018

Luxembourg-based start-up Travelsify uses artificial intelligence to help internet users find the hotels and restaurants that can provide them with exactly the experience they are looking for. The company has recently raised €5 million in a new funding round led by AccorHotels.
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Start-up expertise for safeguarding data

06-11-2018

Data has become the most precious asset in the new digital economy – and, as a consequence, the target of increasingly frequent and sophisticated cyber attacks. Luxinnovation spoke to four start-ups about current cybersecurity trends and their view of the Luxembourg cybersecurity ecosystem.
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Funding, network, innovation

31-10-2018

Two more years and ample budgets still remain of Horizon 2020, the EU’s framework programme for research and innovation for the period 2014-2020. Over 80 participants joined Luxinnovation’s Horizon 2020 Day on 25 October to discover the funding opportunities available in 2019 and 2020 and learn more about how to apply for funding and manage Horizon 2020 projects with success.
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ITS World Congress report

30-10-2018

From 17 to 21 September, the 2018 edition of the ITS (Intelligent Transport Systems) World Congress was held in Copenhagen. The final report has just been published, showing how transport and mobility solutions can improve the quality of life in our cities by placing users and their needs at the heart of the mobility framework.
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DODODO Magazine: an award in Brussels

24-10-2018

Newly published and already awarded! Released last September, the annual magazine DODODO dedicated to Luxembourg's creative industries and published by Maison Moderne in collaboration with Luxembourg Creative Industries of Luxinnovation, was awarded at the 2018 BtoB Awards on this October 23rd in Brussels. The publication received a "Silver" award in the Press category.
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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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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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A common goal to make Luxembourg appealing for business and travel

15-10-2018

RegiÔtel was created in June 2017 to support tourism and regional hotels in Luxembourg. Supported by the Ministry of the Economy, it set out on a mission to increase the visibility of regional tourist destinations and promote local hotels and activities.
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Luxinnovation supports the digitisation of artisanal businesses

10-10-2018

Concurrent with the launch of the Craftsman Federation's Digitalt Handwierk Competence Center in Bettembourg, a cooperation agreement was signed with Luxinnovation for a strategic cooperation to support the digitisation of Luxembourgish artisanal companies.
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Picture report: The Networking Event Architecture

10-10-2018

More than 80 people attended the "Continuum Architecture, Interior Architecture and Design" event organized by the Luxembourg Creative Industries Cluster and the OAI at the Da Vinci Forum in early October.
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"Intellectual property at the service of all"

09-10-2018

The first seminar of the Afterworks cycle of Intellectual Property will take place this Thursday. It’s an opportunity for the director of the Institute of Intellectual Property Luxembourg (IPIL) to remind the importance and variety of tools to protect craft creations whatsoever.
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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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