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Towards a world with driverless cars

14-08-2019

In the coming years, autonomous, driverless vehicles will take to the roads – a dramatic change, both for passengers of such cars and buses and for other drivers. With support from Luxinnovation, the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) has set up a Horizon 2020 funded project studying how this mobility of the future will impact individuals, businesses and society.
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From Fit 4 Start to Digital Tech Fund: A safe move

12-08-2019

Luxembourg start-up Passbolt has developed a password management solution for companies. Having come to Luxembourg more or less by coincidence, the growing company has benefited from all the advantages offered by the national ecosystem.
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Luxinnovation joins European consortium supporting digitisation of SMEs

12-08-2019

Luxinnovation was pleased to have its application for the INNOSUP Horizon 2020 project selected.
In March 2019, the European Commission launched a call for proposals under the INNOSUP programme, dedicated to supporting innovative initiatives by European innovation agencies.
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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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Esch-Schifflange, an innovative look at urbanism

31-07-2019

As part of the feasibility study for the rehabilitation of more than 60 ha of ArcelorMittal brownfields, the development company Agora mandated Luxinnovation to initiate a process to identify technologies, services and innovative products.
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The "Pôle automobile européen" on the road

29-07-2019

At the end of June, the Pôle automobile européen (PAE) was presented to the general public. An initiative designed to promote the influence of this economic sector in the Greater Region and beyond.
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Design and carpentry with a musical touch

24-07-2019

An innovative start-up; an inspired design office; a productive carpenter... this is the composition of an efficient trio that has pioneered a joint project bringing together the worlds of music and design, between Paris and Luxembourg.
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Youth cure for European Union data

22-07-2019

The European Union’s Publications Office is working to improve the readability of the large amounts of data produced each year by the EU and for which it is responsible for publishing. To do so, it is planning to organise this autumn, a conference open to all those who are interested in this subject and wish to share their expertise.
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Craft’s Innovation Award 2019: registrations are extended

22-07-2019

In order to allow as many companies as possible to apply, the registration deadline for the 2019 edition of the Craft’s Innovation Award “The Hands of Innovation by Mutualité des PME” has been extended to 31 July.
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ICT and creative industries joining forces

19-07-2019

On Tuesday 9 July, KPMG hosted at its offices in Kirchberg the latest edition of the "Present Yourself", organised as a breakfast meeting by the Luxembourg ICT Cluster, with the presence presence of players from the creative industry.
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South Korean start-ups to Luxembourg: Paving the way

17-07-2019

A seminar organised in Seoul on 17 July 2019 provided 100 representatives of Korean companies with information about the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem. 8 Korean start-ups presented their projects to the Luxembourg delegation, and Luxinnovation and its Korean counterpart, KISED, signed an MoU for further collaboration.
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EcoInnovation and Manufacturing hand in hand

17-07-2019

On Tuesday 2 July, the EcoInnovation and Materials & Manufacturing Clusters organised a joint edition of their "Present Yourself" event: an opportunity for some of the members of these two clusters to present their activities to other members.
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Jumping on the bandwagon of the circular economy

15-07-2019

The latest publication of the Chamber of Commerce dedicated to the circular economy offers a very complete overview of the situation in Luxembourg and offers some interesting perspectives.
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Florec, or how to quantify the circular economy

12-07-2019

Industrial companies and researchers are increasingly jointly involved in project related to the circular economy. LIST and Tarkett, for examples, are currently finalising a project on advanced financial analyses of circular processes.
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Fit 4 Start goes into space

08-07-2019

For the first time since its launch in 2015, the acceleration programme for innovative companies managed by Luxinnovation offers tailor-made support to five start-ups active in the space sector. The selected companies will be able to access Earth observation data provided by the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) data centre.
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Stronger together

04-07-2019

Born from the desire of Luxembourg’s industry to develop skills in the field of composites, Composite Industry Luxembourg (CIL), hosted by Luxinnovation, responds to a need originating from companies in the materials sector. CIL aims to strengthen the development of new innovative concepts.
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European Innovation Council to invest in high potential breakthrough innovation

03-07-2019

Innovators have a harder time finding risk-willing growth capital in Europe than in the US or in Asia. In order to alleviate this problem and pave the way for breakthrough and disruptive innovation, the European Innovation Council (EIC) has been set up as a new instrument aimed at providing substantial financial support to innovative researchers and companies. On 27 June 2019, Luxinnovation hosted an event where the EIC presented its new funding measures to Luxembourg stakeholders.
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Financing the next Marie Curie fellowship

02-07-2019

On 13 June, Luxinnovation organised a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions grant-writing workshop in collaboration with the University of Luxembourg and the BeNeLux chapter of the Marie Curie Alumni Association. Participants could learn more about the Individual Fellowships (IF) programme, which is a great option for funding experienced researchers coming to Luxembourg.
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Luxembourg to process big data for improved road safety

28-06-2019

In June 2019, the EU Data Task force launched “Data for Road Safety”. Luxembourg will manage, process and aggregate big data to be used for issuing safety-relevant traffic information to road users.
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Key Enabling Technologies in NMBP

27-06-2019

EEN Luxembourg participated in a meeting of European partners on 27 June in Strasbourg, organised by The Enterprise Europe Network, the European Commission and the regional innovation agency of the Grand Est Region, Grand E-nov.
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Luxembourg at the heart of Japan Expo

26-06-2019

For two years, Japan Expo, the largest European meeting place for Japanese cultural enthusiasts, has been calling on a Luxembourg start-up to create and run the official stand of the event.
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“The creative industries are increasingly valued”

24-06-2019

The Luxembourg Creative Industries Cluster manager gives a very positive assessment of the internet platform creativecluster.lu, one year after its launch.
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Very convincing start-ups recognised at the Fintech Awards

24-06-2019

The 4th edition of the Fintech Awards recognised the Luxembourg start-up Tokeny, which uses blockchain to issue security tokens. Microinsurance, cybersecurity and artificial intelligence were also highlighted in a pitch competition which was impressive for its quality.
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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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Ujet-MTX: a connected collaboration

21-06-2019

Ujet has partnered with mobile solutions provider MTX Connect in order to give a new dimension to its electric scooters. Through this partnership, the scooters will soon have the same connectivity configuration everywhere, regardless of the geographical area in which they are located.
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Anote, music and new technologies

21-06-2019

The start-up ANote, which proposes to link financial markets and the music industry using blockchain, won the Luxinnovation special prize at the ICT Spring Pitch Your Startup competition in May.
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NCPs CaRE: Luxinnovation shows the way

20-06-2019

Luxinnovation organised a series of workshops from 4 to 7 June, as the national contact point for the NCPs CaRE project, in the field of climate, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials.
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"The international diversity is very enriching"

17-06-2019

Like many other foreigners who discover Luxembourg, Lena Mårtensson thought that she would stay two or three years when she arrived in 2001 from her native Sweden. Almost two decades later, she is still very happy here and does not hide her “love” for the country of which she knew almost nothing when she arrived.
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How mission-oriented innovation can change society

14-06-2019

Innovation is widely recognised as an important driver of competitiveness, economic growth and job creation. Many countries implement research and innovation programmes to stimulate R&D that can result in innovative products and services and increase the success rate of innovative companies. But what is their real value for society?
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Ziggu comes out on top in CYEL competition

13-06-2019

The winner of the 13th edition of the CYEL competition organised by the Junior Chamber of Commerce of Luxembourg (JCI Luxembourg) is known. Yannick Bontinckx, co-founder of Ziggu, a service platform dedicated to building professionals and their clients, won the jury's favour.
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