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Craft’s Innovation Award 2019: registrations are open

24-04-2019

For the 6th time, the Chamber of Skilled Crafts is organising the «Craft’s Innovation Award». For this 2019 edition, companies are invited to apply in six categories up until 20 July 2019. The awards ceremony will be held on 5. December.
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Goodyear and Luxembourg – partners in innovation

16-04-2019

The top management of global tyre company Goodyear was in Luxembourg on 12 April 2019 for the group’s Patent Dinner 2019. Luxinnovation’s CEO Sasha Baillie was invited to give a keynote speech on the long-standing and successful innovation partnership developed between one of the largest tyre companies in the world and the dynamic host country of its only innovation centre located outside the US.
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Organising the cross-border mobility of tomorrow

12-04-2019

The mobility of the future must be safe, environmentally friendly and flexible. It must also be simple, inexpensive and accessible to all in order to maintain and promote the development of the cross-border labour market. In this context, automation and intelligent transport systems play a central role. All possible ways of improving the flow of cross-border workers have to be taken into consideration. An interesting proposal developed by the TERMINAL project aims at setting up an automated electric shuttle bus between France and Germany.
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2018: A successful Horizon 2020 year for Luxembourg

10-04-2019

2018 marked the entry into the last work programmes of Horizon 2020, the European Commission’s framework programme for research and innovation. Luxinnovation hosts the National Contact Point services for Horizon 2020 in Luxembourg and can look back on a productive year with exceptionally high success rates for Luxembourg applicants for Horizon 2020 funding.
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Fund postdoctoral researchers in your organisation with MSCA

09-04-2019

In January 2019, Luxinnovation launched an action aimed at supporting Luxembourg organisations with attracting researchers through the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (IF) scheme. These fellowships are an efficient way to obtain financing covering 100% of the costs for postdoctoral researchers working in the public or private sector.
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Autonomous cross-border mobility tested in Schengen

08-04-2019

Autonomous and connected driving opens up completely new perspectives for mobility of tomorrow. However, there are still hurdles to overcome, in particular for self-driving vehicles travelling in several different countries. On 3 April, top-level politicians, researchers and industry representatives gathered in Schengen to see the first live demos of autonomous cars using the digital cross-border testbed that links the three countries.
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Fit 4 Start #8 is well and truly underway

05-04-2019

The names of the 10 start-ups that will participate in the 8th edition of Fit 4 Start are now known. 50 entrepreneurs from all over the world came to promote their project during Pitching and Graduation Day, which took place on Thursday 28 March at Kinepolis in Kirchberg.
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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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Luxembourg know-how honoured in Paris

25-03-2019

After Chile in 2017, Luxembourg is the featured country for the 4th International Fine crafts and Creation biennial "Révélations", which will be held from 23rd to 26th May in Paris. This event is a unique opportunity to promote the diversity and quality of local Luxembourgish craftsmanship.
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Get inspired by the automotive sector

21-03-2019

For the third time, at the initiative of the Order of Architects and Consulting Engineers (OAI), the academic world had an appointment with the construction sector on February 26th.
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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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2019, a year with a European focus for Luxinnovation

19-03-2019

The 2019 Chairmanship of TAFTIE, the European Network of Innovation Agencies is held by Luxinnovation. Throughout this exceptional year, meetings and events will be organised in order to facilitate collaboration and to promote the implementation of national research and innovation programmes.
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Fit 4 Start: First time appearance for HealthTech

15-03-2019

The 7th edition of Luxinnovation’s coaching programme had a new look and feel about it. For the first time since its launch, five start-ups from the health technologies sector were selected, on top of the ten selected from the ICT sector.
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Europe counts on Luxembourg’s expertise

11-03-2019

The European Union is in the process of setting up a large European centre of expertise on cybersecurity, and Luxembourg has a key role to play. The country is already heavily involved in setting up the first international networks.
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A rich year for the Materials & Manufacturing Cluster

11-03-2019

The General Assembly of the Luxembourg Materials & Manufacturing Cluster held on 28th February, highlighted its intense activity. Several initiatives were presented to boost this important sector of activity in Luxembourg which will be spotlighted in a few days at the JEC World 2019 fair in Paris.
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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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[Blog post] Digital buzz: Dance like a butterfly, swim like a robot

07-03-2019

When the subject of robotics arises, we tend to think of factory assembly lines, lunar buggies and The Terminator. However, the many international missions and contacts of Luxinnovation’s business developer for the digital economy, David Foy, show that robots are playing an increasingly important role across all sectors. In this blog post, David outlines the latest trends.
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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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A Luxembourg start-up makes German neighbourhoods mobile

05-03-2019

Luxembourg start-up Examotive has designed an innovative and flexible car sharing solution that is quick and easy to use. One year after its commercial launch, the company successfully operates a fleet of 430 cars in Germany and uses Luxembourg as its base for further expansion into other European markets.
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Facilitec, an incubator for alternative projects

28-02-2019

Innovation is not only for technological start-ups. Evolution whether ecological or solidarity-based, also leads to innovative projects. It is to welcome this type of initiative that Transition Minett is currently setting up the Facilitec alternative incubator.
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Hydrogen, an (almost) clean energy

26-02-2019

By releasing only water during combustion, hydrogen offers many advantages to car manufacturers. The technology is mature and the first vehicles are already available on the market, but the lack of a charging station network hinders their development.
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Luxembourgish design on display in Taiwan

26-02-2019

Hollerich-based graphic designer Irina Moons has been selected to participate in Creative Expo Taiwan Talent 100 next April. This event will allow her to present her creations to licensing professionals. Only two other European artists will participate.

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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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A packed programme for the Annual General meeting

26-02-2019

The Luxembourg Materials & Manufacturing Cluster is organising its annual general meeting this 28th February. A good opportunity to take stock of its activity, not only with its members, but also with other representatives of the sector, who are invited for the occasion.
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Pitch Your Start-up: €100,000 in prize money to boost your business

22-02-2019

The 5th edition of Pitch Your Start-up will take place on 21 May 2019. Local and international start-ups can already apply online to try to win the €100,000 prize. Participation is free of charge.
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Redesigning mobility

12-02-2019

There are many innovative mobility solutions, but those that succeed on the market are fewer and far between. Beyond the practical and innovative aspects of a product, its design and comfort are also essential ingredients for its success.
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Online consultation for Ecolabel

11-02-2019

The European Commission proposes to participate in an online consultation, which forms part of a broader reflection on the future of the EU Ecolabel.
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AAL call 2019 now published !

11-02-2019

Following the central Info day held in Brussels on 31 January, the 2019 AAL Call for proposals, focused on “Sustainable smart solutions for living well”, is now published.
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Luxembourg returns to Vivatech

04-02-2019

For the second consecutive year, Luxembourg’s start-up ecosystem will be represented at the international trade fair in Paris dedicated to new technologies which takes place in 100 days. This time, the country will have an even bigger pavilion and further highlight its assets.
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