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“A day-to-day state of mind”

20-07-2018

LuxPET, a ubsidiary of the originally American Plastipak group, was established some 20 years ago and specialises in the manufacturing of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic packaging solutions for the beverages industry.
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“An interesting and enriching experience”

20-07-2018

Genista was created in early 2017 as a result of the merging of two family businesses, both with very strong roots in the country, these being Sanichaufer, founded in 1959 and operating in the sanitary facilities, heating, air-conditioning, ventilation, renewable energies and renovation sectors, and Electro Security, founded in 1992, following on from Electro Auto created in 1925 and operating in the intrusion and fire detection, access control, time management, video surveillance, parking barriers and systems, centralised alarm management and electrical works sectors.
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"Every process change or improvement is an innovation in itself"

20-07-2018

As the leading private producer of sparkling wines and wines in Luxembourg, the nearly 100-year-old Caves Bernard-Massard (founded in 1921) extend over a 40-hectare estate in Grevenmacher, along the Moselle River.
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“The perfect tool for any SME looking to reposition itself for the future”

20-07-2018

Contern S.A. (formerly Chaux de Contern) has been manufacturing precast concrete products to be sold both nationally and in the Greater Region for nearly a century now. Its range consists of around a thousand products ranging from masonry blocks to piping and tubing and everything in between, including cobblestones, paving stones and other garden accessories.
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Fit 4 Start: A customer discovery journey

18-07-2018

Fit 4 Start offers ICT and health tech start-ups pre-seed funding and 16 intense weeks of coaching to help them avoid pitfalls and maximise their chances of success. The main mission of programme coach Michel Blumenthal is to support participants with gaining an in-depth understanding of the real needs of their clients and using this knowledge to build sustainable business models.
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New BTS "Gaming" and "IoT" at Arts et Métiers

13-07-2018

The Lycée des Arts et Métiers (College of Arts and Crafts) in Luxembourg will enrich its offer in September, with three new BTS courses dedicated to gaming and the Internet of Things, two areas which point to more and more opportunities on the employment market.
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EEN Luxembourg: 10 years supporting and advising companies

12-07-2018

The unique European network dedicated to the internationalisation and innovation of companies, SMEs and VSEs celebrated its 10th anniversary Monday 09 July 2018, in front of 250 guests from the business, economic and political world. This is an opportunity to recall how sharing and exchange of ideas can be major contributors to the development of companies, whatever their size.
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ICT and health tech start-ups: Apply now for Fit 4 Start

09-07-2018

Are you launching a start-up and determined to succeed? Luxembourg’s acceleration programme Fit 4 Start offers you intensive coaching, attractive pre-seed funding and access to key networks. The next edition will accept 10 start-ups in the field of ICT and another 5 specialising in health technologies.
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CarPay-Diem mobile payment solution spotted by Volkswagen

06-07-2018

Created two years ago, Luxembourg start-up CarPay-Diem offers a mobile payment solution for the (many) motorists who refuel at petrol stations. The company was discovered by the German group Volkswagen during the last Cebit trade fair in Hanover, and has, as a result, been offered a six-month stay at Die Gläserne Manufaktur, the group’s innovation incubator based in Dresden.
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Wood takes pride of place at the Ettelbruck Agricultural Fair

04-07-2018

The Ettelbruck Agricultural Fair, the largest outdoor fair in Luxembourg, closed its doors last weekend. Under a blue sky, it welcomed nearly 37,000 visitors, many of whom showed a keen interest in wood manufacturing and the wood industry.
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Official opening of the Innovation Hub Dudelange

02-07-2018

On Saturday 30 June 2018, Francine Closener, Secretary of State of the Economy, officially inaugurated the start-up incubator Innovation Hub Dudelange.
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EU Innovation Scoreboard 2018: Luxembourg is innovation leader

25-06-2018

Luxembourg is, for the first time, listed among the six "Innovation leaders" in this year's edition of the European Innovation Scoreboard. The country's strongest innovation factors are its attractive research system and its intellectual assets.
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Luxembourg to host European HPC headquarters

25-06-2018

Luxembourg will host EuroHPC, the joint structure for the European project of strategic interest on high performance computing (HPC). This was definitely decided by the European Commission on 25 June 2018.
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Klin co-founder named Creative Young Entrepreneur Luxembourg

15-06-2018

Antoine Hron, co-founder of ecological dry-cleaning specialist Klin, won first prize at the Creative Young Entrepreneur Luxembourg (CYEL) 2018 award ceremony on 14 June. The second prize went to OUNI, Luxembourg’s first packaging-free organic grocery store, and the third to Assurbox, a platform facilitating the communication between insurers and their partners.
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Minister confident in Luxembourg automotive sector

12-06-2018

Luxembourg’s automotive components sector boasts an annual turnover of €1.5 billion and employs over 10,000 people, with around 50 companies active in this field. “Over the last decades, the Grand Duc...
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Testing the mobility of the future

11-06-2018

“The more academic part of Automotive Day that presents technological progress and flagship projects is essential, but nothing can replace making your own first-hand experiences,” says Anthony Auert, ...
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Automotive sector going digital

11-06-2018

“Mobility is at a historical turning point,” said Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy Etienne Schneider in his opening address and referred to disruptive innovations such as autonomous d...
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Additive manufacturing: approaching the finishing line

08-06-2018

Invited by the Luxembourg Materials & Manufacturing Cluster, additive manufacturing professionals have been involved for two years in the discussions leading up to the establishment (or not) of a ...
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AutoMobility Cluster at University of Saarbrücken Job Fair

07-06-2018

  Job fairs are always rich opportunities for professionals to meet students, graduates and PhD students from various disciplines (systems engineering, material sciences, computer sciences and ec...
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Wood Cluster participates at Ettelbruck Agricultural Fair

06-06-2018

As the main theme is “forests and wood”, the Luxembourg Wood Cluster could not miss this event that is expected to welcome 35,000 visitors over the three days. Ten cluster members will present their p...
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“Making the automotive industry the country’s largest industrial sector”

05-06-2018

Mr Delé, how do you think the AutoMobility Cluster has performed since it was created in 2013? “We are still a relatively young cluster, and whilst we have set ourselves objectives for developing the ...
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Launch of Luxembourg’s online platform for creative industries

30-05-2018

Just above a year old, the Creative Industries Cluster already brings together 200 members representing a variety of activities – visual arts, films and audiovisual production, design, performing arts...
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TOURISM INNOVATION AWARD 2018

29-05-2018

That is why the Ministry of the Economy is launching the Tourism Innovation Award, a competition which showcases innovation in the tourism sector and rewards projects which stand out for their innovat...
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Vivatech 2018: Promising contacts between Luxinnovation and Telecom Paris Tech

24-05-2018

The Telecom Paris Tech incubator has been in existence for almost 20 years and is open also to entrepreneurs that are not from the engineering school.
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[Picture gallery]: Luxinnovation at ICT Spring 2018

24-05-2018

Luxinnovation was the innovation partner of the 2018 edition of ICT Spring Europe that took place on 15-16 May. A main objective of the agency was to connect international start-ups and companies with...
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Stress-free crossborder commuting

18-05-2018

“The road infrastructure in Luxembourg is sufficient, but the current situation is that only 1.2 people on average are in each car and this is simply not sustainable,” says Nicolas Back, Kussbus co-fo...
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Plastics Loop: on boosting recycling, reuse and design

18-05-2018

“Plastics are a convenient material to use, but very difficult to dispose of in a sustainable way,” says Charles-Albert Florentin, Manager of the Luxembourg EcoInnovation Cluster. “The sorting and rec...
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Cluster connected creatives

18-05-2018

Creative industries employ around 7,000 people in Luxembourg and include 12 subsectors: architecture (including engineering and town planning), crafts and manufacturing, visual arts, films and audiovi...
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How to optimise economic prospection

18-05-2018

“Our first task was to help Luxinnovation’s business developers develop relevant strategies to target priority sectors, mainly the automotive industry, cleantech and the digital economy,” says Sara Bo...
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A smart robot for innovative therapies

18-05-2018

The social QTrobot of Luxembourg start-up LuxAI brings new hope to autistic children and their families. It has proven to be an excellent tool for teaching these children social interaction and improving their communication skills.
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