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Call for applications: European project on Open Data BE-GOOD innovation

24-05-2017

The contest on data processing to build a real-time information system for traffic conditions in the department by using open and crowdsourcing data is open until 29 May 2017 at 16:00.
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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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Luxembourg’s new signature - Let's make it happen

19-05-2017

At a public conference held on 10 October 2016, Secretary of State of the Economy, Francine Closener, presented a series of communication tools along with the country's new visual identity for promoting the Grand Duchy abroad.
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Interview with Artec 3D

19-05-2017

Sergey Sukhovey, one of Artec’s 3D founders spoke to Luxinnovation in the company’s current beautiful offices in Dommeldange, Luxembourg set high up on a hill with 360 degrees of greenery as their backdrop.
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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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“2016 In Review” IBBL’s Annual Report Goes Digital

18-05-2017

“2016 In Review” looks back into the year 2016 in a refreshing way and highlights IBBL’s key achievements.
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Call for applications: Mind & Market Forum Luxembourg 2017

18-05-2017

Mind & Market in Luxembourg has launched its call for applications for its next Mind & Market Forum in Belval on 14 November.
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Anthony Auert presents the Luxembourg AutoMobility Cluster

15-05-2017

In an interview with Lëtzebuerger Journal, Cluster Manager Anthony Auert talked about the latest development and upcoming projects of the Luxembourg AutoMobility Cluster.
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ICT Spring Summit 2017 Global Tech Conference

11-05-2017

From armies of robots to life on Mars, cybersecurity, the dangers to earth from asteroids, 3.33 minute pitches by start-ups, computers that teach you how to play guitar, blockchain and bitcoin forums, ICT Spring 2017 had it all (and more). Luxinnovation was right at the centre of it.
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Prof. Björn Ottersten receives an ERC Advanced Grant

11-05-2017

Professor Björn Ottersten, Director of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) at the University of Luxembourg, has been awarded an Advanced Grant (AdG), the most prest...
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Creative Young Entrepreneur Luxembourg 2017

05-05-2017

The Creative Young Entrepreneur Luxembourg (CYEL) is the yearly awards ceremony organised by the Jeune Chambre Economique du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg (JCI Luxembourg). Interested candidates can apply until 15 May 2017.
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Guide pour entreprises Industrie et construction

05-05-2017

Discover the newest publication of the Luxembourg EcoInnovation Cluster "Guide pour entreprises Industrie et construction".
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ADEM annual report - employment up, unemployment down

05-05-2017

According to ADEM, the Grand Duchy saw steady growth in employment in 2016. Salaried employment increased by 3.3% compared with the previous year, and unemployment fell by 4.6% over the same period. The reduction in unemployment seems to be sustained, since the trend has lasted for two years already.
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New aid schemes for Luxembourg SMEs

05-05-2017

Luxembourg State Secretary for Economic Affairs Francine Closener offered the possibility of new supports for SMEs to encourage the creation, development, conversion or reorientation of artisanal, commercial, industrial or service-providing enterprises having an influence on the economic development of the country when she presented a draft law on renewal and reform of aid to SMEs yesterday.
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Treating cancer with viruses

03-05-2017

The Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) and the renowned German Cancer Research Centre (DKFZ) have inaugurated a new binational research unit named LOVIT - „Laboratory of Oncolytic Virus Immuno-Therapeutics" - in the presence of the directors of the two institutes.
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Francine Closener presented Luxinnovation’s 2016 annual report

03-05-2017

At a press conference on May 2, 2017, the Secretary of State of the Economy, Francine Closener, along with Luxinnovation’s CEO Jean-Paul Schuler, presented Luxinnovation's 2016 annual report.
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Launch of the 2017 edition of FEDIL’s Environment Awards

03-05-2017

For 30 years, FEDIL’s Environment Awards has been aimed at rewarding companies whose technical and financial efforts are aimed at reconciling productivity and the preservation of natural resources.
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Yollty

28-04-2017

Yollty is a free mobile app for rewarding customer engagement available on Android and iOS. Users can physically visit, check-in on social media, post pictures or give feedback to participating stores, restaurants and bars in order to collect points and win gifts.
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Starwear

28-04-2017

The start-up project Starwear is based on a little wearable ring that can interact with video games and more. The player can attach it around fingers or the wrist and use it as a control device for gaming.
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Passbolt

28-04-2017

Passwords are often shared carelessly within a team, for example by mail or by people writing them down on post-its. These common habits are the opposite of secure and are the cause of 80% of security breaches that cost companies hundreds of millions of euros each year. Passbolt identified this pain that companies suffer and proposed a solution to fix it: an open source password manager designed for teams and businesses.
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Launch of the newsletter "Inspiring Luxembourg" within the framework of the Nation Branding initiative

28-04-2017

The newsletter "Inspiring Luxembourg" will regularly highlight the latest news that will inspire all those who work to shine a spotlight on Luxembourg.
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Goodyear opens new Tire Test Laboratory in Luxembourg

28-04-2017

Goodyear announced today the opening of its new Tire Test Laboratory at its Innovation Center in Luxembourg. This state-of-the art facility includes the latest technology for testing car, light truck and commercial truck tires.
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Philippe Genot talks about Luxembourg Wood Cluster

28-04-2017

Philippe Genot, Cluster Manager Wood at Luxinnovation, presented the new cluster in Revue Technique and provided insight into the wood industry.
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Innovation Prize in skilled workmanship 2017: Registration is open

28-04-2017

The Innovation Prize in skilled workmanship 2017 “The Hands of Innovation”, organised by the Chambre des Métiers, is coming back. Participants can submit their application until 1 August ...
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LAUNCH OF THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES CLUSTER LUXEMBOURG

25-04-2017

Secretary of State for the Economy, Francine Closener, presented the new Creative Industries Cluster Luxembourg, bringing together national players in the field of creative industries. The “Crea...
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Adapti

25-04-2017

How did you first hear about Luxinnovation and our Fit 4 Start programme? Antoine Granjon, Adapti CEO: – Initially, we had been looking for office space around Luxembourg. Thanks to the start-up ec...
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SES LAUNCHES GLOBAL MARITIME+ SOLUTION TO DELIVER HIGH-SPEED CONNECTIVITY TO VESSELS TRAVERSING OCEANS

24-04-2017

ES S.A. announced the launch of its global SES Maritime+ service that will deliver high-speed connectivity to vessels traversing oceans.
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The Luxembourg Shipping Sector

24-04-2017

An interview of Robert Biwer, Government Commmissioner for maritime affairs has been published in the Luxember Wort
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Luxembourg Wood Cluster presentations

24-04-2017

Explore the presentations of the Wood Cluster.
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RTL report: de Räischtum vun de Bëscher

24-04-2017

Discover the RTL report about the wood sector in Luxembourg.
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Luxembourg Wood Cluster in the press

24-04-2017

Read the articles about the Luxembourg Wood Cluster.
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LIST and Circuit Foil want to enhance copper resistance to lightning

24-04-2017

The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) and Circuit Foil signed a three-year partnership agreement.
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Master detox molecule boosts immune defence

20-04-2017

LIH scientists discover an unknown immune mechanism.
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Goodyear’s Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV Ultra-High Performance tire chosen by Alfa Romeo

18-04-2017

Goodyear announces that its Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV, Ultra-High Performance tire, has been chosen as original equipment on the new Alfa Romeo Stelvio, the first SUV from the iconic Italian manufactu...
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Luxembourg University scientists make advance in fight against Parkinson's

18-04-2017

Scientists at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) have succeeded in turning human stem cells from skin samples into “tiny, three-dimensional, brain-like cultures”.  The L...
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CEOs are very confident in Luxembourg growth

18-04-2017

While CEOs in Luxembourg feel they have plenty to worry about in the year ahead, their confidence in their own growth prospects and in the country’s growth stands high. For the first time ever, PwC ...
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Brain tissue from a petri dish

14-04-2017

The most complex organ in humans is the brain. Due to its complexity and, of course, for ethical reasons, it is extremely difficult to do scientific experiments on it – ones that could help us to un...
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Do you want your own 3D #SELFIE? Taking the next step in 3D body modelling

14-04-2017

Scientists at the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) are working on the next breakthrough in 3D scanning technology, and they need voluntee...
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Joost Ortjens talks about Luxembourg’s automotive industry

12-04-2017

In an interview with Luxemburger Wort, Joost Ortjens, Head of Sector Development – Automotive at Luxinnovation, talked about opportunities and challenges for Luxembourg’s automotive sector. &nb...
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LIST and Carlex to create the windshield of the future

12-04-2017

The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) and Carlex, a high-end American automotive glass manufacturer operating in Grevenmacher, have announced the start of a promising new collabora...
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Motion-S develops GoodDrive application

12-04-2017

Automobility Cluster member Motion-S has developed the GoodDrive application, a new product from the insurance company La Bâloise. The application encourages young drivers to improve their skills and...
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University achieves 11th place in young University rankings

12-04-2017

The University of Luxembourg improved its position in the 2017 issue of the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings reaching the eleventh place worldwide. The results were announced dur...
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Alexandre Tkatchenko wins prestigious ERC Grant

11-04-2017

Professor Alexandre Tkatchenko from the Physics and Materials Science Research Unit of the University of Luxembourg won a highly esteemed “Consolidator Grant” awarded by the European Research Coun...
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Luxembourg's e-Xstream wins Additive Manufacturing Innovation Award at JEC World 2017

11-04-2017

On March 15, 2017, Luxembourg based e-Xstream engineering, an MSC Software company, along with co-winners Solvay Engineering Plastics and Solvay Specialty Polymers were honoured with a JEC Innovation...
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97% of Luxembourg Connected

11-04-2017

According to Statec’s ICT study, 97% of Luxembourgish households had internet access in 2016. In 2016, almost every home in Luxembourg (97%) had access to the internet. The few which did not either ...
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Luxembourg at the centre of a European network of supercomputers

11-04-2017

By 2018, Luxembourg will acquire an HPC (High Performance Computer) with the power of one petaflop per second, which corresponds to 1,000,000,000,000,000 (one thousand trillion) calculations per secon...
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IBBL takes center stage in microbial sequencing

11-04-2017

Further to a successful follow-up audit, IBBL (Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg) becomes the first biobank worldwide to be accredited for the next-generation 16S rRNA gene sequencing, a cutting-edge m...
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Goodyear Unveils the Eagle 360 Urban, a Concept Tire powered by artificial intelligence

11-04-2017

Goodyear has revealed its long-term vision for future smart, connected tires. In an evolving mobility ecosystem defined by the transition to driverless vehicles and shared mobility in urban centers, G...
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The Faymonville Group acquires “Industrie COMETTO S.p.A.”

11-04-2017

Faymonville, the manufacturer of semi-trailers  for the special haulage industry has reached an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of “lndustrie COMETTO S.p.A.” based in the North of Italy. ...
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Automotive Business Night

11-04-2017

On March 23, 2017, the second edition of the Automotive Business Night was held. The Luxembourg Automotive Cluster (now Automobility) managed by Luxinnovation, had the pleasure of hosting active repre...
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Preparation of CLEPA strategic workshop “Road Transport 2030 – European suppliers’ scenarios”

11-04-2017

On March 30, 2017, the LAC (Luxembourg Automobility Cluster renamed from Automotive Components) along with ILEA (Association of Luxembourgish Automotive Suppliers) members met at FEDIL (Business Feder...
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2017 Luxembourg and Global Automotive Market Study

11-04-2017

KPMG Luxembourg hosted an automotive industry breakfast seminar on March 29, 2017 on the Plateau de Kirchberg to present KPMG’s Luxembourg Automotive Market Study 2017 as well as review KPMG’s Glo...
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Spaceresources.lu cooperation between Luxembourg and the European Investment Bank

07-04-2017

The Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy and the European Investment Bank (EIB) today signed an Advisory Service Agreement in the context of Luxembourg’s SpaceResources.lu initiative. This initiative...
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Amazon to create 15,000 jobs across Europe, including Luxembourg

07-04-2017

Amazon Luxembourg announced that the company will be recruiting hundreds of new positions in Luxembourg over the course of 2017, part of a pan-European expansion that should see some 15,000 new full-t...
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Yotako

28-03-2017

We interviewed Alfonso García Frey (AGF), founder of Visual Scaffolding, about entrepreneurship and Fit for Start. How did you first hear about Luxinnovation and our Fit for Start programme? AGF: W...
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Klap

28-03-2017

Klap is an iPhone application that automatically turns your videos into movies. In seconds. Klap uses advanced technology to select the best moments from your videos and sync them to the beat of your favourite music.
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Nomoko

28-03-2017

Nomoko has developed the world’s first compact gigapixel camera system and 3D reconstruction software. It is the combination of the best hardware and software that enables the creation of truly realistic 3D models of the world that the human eye can therefore not distinguish from reality.
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Evvos

28-03-2017

Evvos S.A. enables industrial companies to detect early signs of problems in production equipment using remote sensors. Sensor data is processed by an in-house designed hardware and sent to our cloud platform.
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Largowind

28-03-2017

Start-up LargoWind develops a smart monitoring device that is installed on the ropes of boats to provide data and alerts to boat owners about important parameters such as rope tension or rope shape as well as the environment surrounding the boat.
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The European Commission opens a new in-house datacentre in Luxembourg

16-03-2017

European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Günther H. Oettinger, Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and Minister for Home Affairs, for the Civil Service and Administrative Ref...
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Presentation of strategic study on the "Third Industrial Revolution"

16-03-2017

Initiated by the Ministry of the Economy in collaboration with the Chamber of Commerce and IMS (Inspiring More Sustainability) Luxembourg, the strategic study on the “Third Industrial Revolution...
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