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Connecting international start-ups with Luxembourg business

17-05-2018

“We are ready to expand our business in Europe, and Luxembourg is right at the centre. That is why I’m here,” says Sera Kwak, engineer at Korean company MINDs Lab. “We offer an artificial inte...
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New innovative technology and traditional family values

23-04-2018

Luxembourg’s Wood Cluster members recently toured the brand new production facility at Bois Brever Sawmill as part of their “Meet a Member” programme designed to promote collaboration and propel...
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RTL.lu report: Wood as a Resource in Luxembourg

10-04-2018

The Luxembourgish forests are healthy and are of good quality, according to a study by FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) Luxembourg with the potential of 25 million euros wood produced in a year. Watch...
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Wood Cluster Forum: a successful premiere

04-04-2018

Some 150 wood lovers gathered on 21 March – the International Day of Forests – at the Kulturhaus in Mersch for Luxembourg’s first ever Wood Cluster Forum. The afternoon of presentations and ...
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New Brochure for Luxembourg Wood Cluster

09-03-2018

The latest publication from Luxinnovation’s Communication Department has just been realised: welcome to the presentation brochure of the Luxembourg Wood Cluster that was initiated in November 2016 a...
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Wood and Ecoinnovation Clusters Wake Up to Climate Change

09-02-2018

More than 100 participants from the general public and from the economic, agricultural, transport and energy sectors gathered together on February 4 and 5, 2018 to discuss the main challenges facing L...
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The indus-“tree”-ous Luxembourg Wood Cluster

09-02-2018

At the end of January 2018, more than 65 people attended three working groups organised by the Luxembourg Wood Cluster. The objective was to identify the hottest topics in wood production, wood constr...
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Sacred Heart University 26th Graduation Ceremony

23-01-2018

Sacred Heart University in Luxembourg has published an extensive article detailing their 26th Graduation Ceremony, which honoured 41 students from over 20 different countries on Friday, December 15, 2...
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Win-win partnership for Luxinnovation Clusters and Sacred Heart University

15-01-2018

The Luxembourg Wood Cluster as well as the EcoInnovation Cluster, managed by Luxinnovation, had two teams of 5 students in the MBA programme (Master of Business and Administration) at Sacred Heart Uni...
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Hollerich eco-district on the horizon

04-01-2018

In order to breathe life into this project and make it as effective as possible, the City of Luxembourg organised a “Zukunftswerkstatt Porte de Hollerich” (workshop on the future of the Po...
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Wood Cluster in NEOMAG magazine

18-12-2017

Cluster Manager Philippe Genot and Cluster President René Witry are talking about the Luxembourg Wood Cluster and the importance of wood in the construction sector.
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Meet a Member at Tomwood

13-12-2017

The second Meet a Member Meeting of the Luxembourg Wood Cluster took place at the premises of Tomwood in Senningerberg. In total, 35 Wood Cluster members from different industries within the wood sect...
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Wood Cluster celebrates 1st birthday – a year in review

29-11-2017

In March 2017 Phillippe Genot joined Luxinnovation to take over the Wood Cluster management and in June, René Witry was appointed Cluster President. Since then, with the help of the newly composed Cl...
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Innovation Prize in skilled workmanship 2017: Discover the videos and photos

28-11-2017

The Chambre des Métiers published videos about the five award-winning companies at the Innovation Prize in skilled workmanship 2017.
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Annen plus S.A wins Innovation Prize in skilled workmanship 2017

24-11-2017

Wood Cluster member Annen plus S.A. won the Grand Prize "The Hands of Innovation" for their fascinating wood construction system without screws or nails, which is in line with circular economy principles.
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Promoting the wood sector

24-11-2017

Read the interview in Archiduc with Cluster Manager Philippe Genot and Cluster President René Witry about the future of the wood sector in Luxembourg.
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Launch of the Forestry and Climate Change Fund

26-10-2017

On 20 October 2017, the Luxembourg Ministries of Finance and Sustainable Development and Infrastructure, together with the BCEE, BIL and Foyer have launched the Forestry and Climate Change Fund (FCCF).
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Heating with wood

03-10-2017

Read the article about Luxenergie's biomass plant on Kirchberg published in Luxemburger Wort on 29 September. 
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Well attended first Members’ Meeting for Luxinnovation’s Wood Cluster

21-09-2017

Highly satisfied with the large turnout, Cluster Manager Philippe Genot emphasised that for the Wood Cluster to successfully further the use of wood at the local and regional level, all the members would need to demonstrate equal commitment and involvement.
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Pilot project: Innovation hub Dudelange

27-07-2017

The municipality in Dudelange plans to reanimate the old ARBED industrial site in Dudelange. Until the beginning of 2018 the building should be redecoreted to become the "Innovation Hub Dudelange" hosting 12 to 14 small offices for start-ups.
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Philippe Genot presents Luxembourg's wood sector

18-07-2017

Cluster Manager Philippe Genot wrote an article about the Luxembourg Wood Cluster and its sector in "De Lëtzebuerger Bësch".
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Review of Circular Economy Hotspot conference

03-07-2017

The Netherlands passed the baton to Luxembourg that became the 2017 hotspot for the circular economy.
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René Witry becomes first president of the Luxembourg Wood Cluster

15-06-2017

Architect René Witry from Witry & Witry is appointed president of the Luxembourg Wood Cluster.
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Etienne Schneider signs agreement with Kronospan for investment programme of €330 million

24-05-2017

Established in Luxembourg since 1994, family business Kronospan, specialised in the production of agglomerated or pressed wood panels, will invest a total of €330 million in its production site in Sanem over the next five years.
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Workshop at CleanTech Forum Europe 2017 in Helsinki

22-05-2017

Luxinnovation hosted the workshop: “Grow your CleanTech business from Luxembourg – the perfect central hub” to promote the Luxembourg cleantech ecosystem at the CleanTech Forum Europe in Helsinki, Finland last Wednesday.
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Wood: the oldest construction material of the future

19-05-2017

In forestry, the concept of sustainability has been an accepted principle since the 18th century. Professor Jean-Luc Sandoz of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausannes spoke about the sustainable wood industry as an exemplary economic model at his recent visit to Luxembourg.
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Luxembourg open for business

19-05-2017

Luxembourg unveiled a new strategy in 2017 to promote economic growth in a sustainable manner, focused both on attracting foreign direct investment in a targeted and service-oriented manner and supporting Luxembourg-based companies moving into foreign markets.
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Luxembourg 3rd most attractive city to move to for work

17-05-2017

Using data from its in-house survey team, which continually researches the financial and lifestyle conditions of more than 400 cities around the world, AIRINC, a global research company which current...
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#Luxembourg 2nd in the new FM GLOBAL RESILIENCE INDEX 2017

16-05-2017

The new FM Global Resilience Index 2017 analysing the resilience of 130 counties and territories ranks #Luxembourg 2nd – having gradually risen from it’s 8th ranking in 2013.
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The Collaboration Factory

16-05-2017

After 10 years and €1 billion in investment, the Belval innovation campus has become one of Europe’s foremost centers for technology and biomedical collaborations.    
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