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EU Battery Alliance: Major progress in establishing battery manufacturing in Europe in only one year

23-10-2018

One year on from the launch of the European Battery Alliance (EBA), the Commission Action Plan is in place, the first pilot production facilities are being built and further projects are announced to establish the EU as the lead player in the strategic area of battery innovation and manufacturing.
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Innovation, a guarantee of competitiveness

22-10-2018

Often associated with advanced technology, the concept of innovation is luckily much broader. And in this field, Luxembourg is on the right track, as can be seen from international rankings.
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Innovative Medicines Initiative: European recognition of Luxembourg biobanking expertise

22-10-2018

The Integrated Biobank of Luxembourg (IBBL) is participating in two unique European research projects, LITMUS and CANCER-ID, under the umbrella of the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) partnerships.
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Technology innovation for better health

22-10-2018

The development of new health technologies, often based on an innovative use of ICT, has the potential to improve healthcare in general as well as to create economic benefits and growth. Developing this sector is a priority for Luxembourg, and the country is implementing multiple initiatives with this as their objective.
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A common goal to make Luxembourg appealing for business and travel

15-10-2018

RegiÔtels was created in June 2017 to support tourism and regional hotels in Luxembourg. Supported by the Ministry of the Economy, it set out on a mission to increase the visibility of regional tourist destinations and promote local hotels and activities.
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Industries of the future Fair in Mulhouse

12-10-2018

During BE 4.0, Industry of the future Fair to be held in Mulhouse (France) on November 20th and 21st, business meetings will be organised during these two days, in partnership with Entreprise Europe Network (EEN)
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€17M to fund 170 breakthrough ideas

12-10-2018

To bridge the gap between basic research and real market needs, ATTRACT is calling for researchers, entrepreneurs and companies to bring forward breakthrough projects on pioneering imaging and sensor technologies.
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New Updated Bioeconomy Strategy

11-10-2018

The European Commission updated the 2012 Bioeconomy Strategy and published “A sustainable bioeconomy for Europe: strengthening the connection between economy, society and the environment”.
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Luxinnovation supports the digitisation of artisanal businesses

10-10-2018

Concurrent with the launch of the Craftsman Federation's Digitalt Handwierk Competence Center in Bettembourg, a cooperation agreement was signed with Luxinnovation for a strategic cooperation to support the digitisation of Luxembourgish artisanal companies.
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Picture report: The Networking Event Architecture

10-10-2018

More than 80 people attended the "Continuum Architecture, Interior Architecture and Design" event organized by the Luxembourg Creative Industries Cluster and the OAI at the Da Vinci Forum in early October.
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"Intellectual property at the service of all"

09-10-2018

The first seminar of the Afterworks cycle of Intellectual Property will take place this Thursday. It’s an opportunity for the director of the Institute of Intellectual Property Luxembourg (IPIL) to remind the importance and variety of tools to protect craft creations whatsoever.
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Fit 4 Start: new participants and Graduates revealed

05-10-2018

On Thursday 4 October, more than 300 start-ups and leading players in the start-up ecosystem responded to Luxinnovation's invitation to attend the Fit 4 Start Selection & Graduation Day, an event dedicated to inspiring start-ups in the fields of ICT and health technologies.
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The Automobility Cluster meets students in Brussels

05-10-2018

In Brussels, the 34th edition of the European Meeting of Luxembourg Students (REEL) was held at the end of September, a meeting point for Luxembourg students studying in various EU countries. On this occasion, the Luxembourg Automobility Cluster presented its activities and promoted the sector in the Grand Duchy.
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Public consultation on chemical, product and waste legislation

03-10-2018

The European Commission public consultation addressing the interface between chemical, product and waste legislation is open until 29th of October 2018. This public consultation follows the Commission’s analysis of the interface between chemical, product and waste legislation, published in January 2018. The objectives of the public consultation are to address stakeholder reaction to these options and questions posed with regard to four issues.
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Autumn/ Winter key events for Horizon 2020

26-09-2018

Luxinnovation’s EU Funding team has compiled all important info days, brokerage events, congresses and conferences until the end of 2018. Please take a look at the list and choose the events that are the most interesting for you.
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The EU Plastics strategy and Horizon 2020 funding opportunities

25-09-2018

Plastics are in the spotlight in Luxembourg as they have major consequences for the environment, the climate, the oceans and human health. The plastics sector is evolving and Luxinnovation aims at helping Luxembourg players to move towards a more sustainable plastics economy.
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“Luxembourg is a cutting-edge laboratory for new concepts”

25-09-2018

The Ordre des Architectes et des Ingénieurs-Conseils (Order of Architects and Consulting Engineers, OAI) will be hosting the next networking event organised by the Luxembourg Creative Industries Cluster on the theme of the ‘Architecture, Interior Architecture and Design Continuum’.
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Creativecluster.lu: already more than 10,000 visitors!

24-09-2018

Less than 4 months after its official launch on the 29th of May, the Luxembourg Creative Industries clusters’ online platform has exceeded 10,000 visitors. 10,070 to be precise.
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LePlateauLUX : innovation with Société Générale

21-09-2018

Sociéte Générale bank in Luxembourg launched #LePlateauLUX, its innovation laboratory, designed to foster collaboration between internal project developers, start-ups and the Fintech ecosystem in Luxembourg.
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The Asia-Europe meeting is (also) under preparation in Luxembourg

21-09-2018

Just over a month before the 12th ASEM Asia-Europe Summit in Brussels, a delegation of 18 people from 10 countries from both continents visited Luxembourg. Coordinated by Luxinnovation, discussions and visits revolved around eco-innovation topics.
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ENISA launches the Cybersecurity Strategies Evaluation Tool

20-09-2018

The new National Cybersecurity Strategies evaluation tool will help Member States evaluate their priorities according to their National Cyber Security Strategies. For each strategic objective, the tool offers recommendations and ideas on how to improve.
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The Human Brain Project launches voucher programme

20-09-2018

The Call invites researchers to apply for free access to the HBP Platform's services and engineering support to advance their research. Each voucher provides the winner with 6-12 months of HBP engineering time. The deadline for application is 25 October 2018.

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Registration open for the virtual info day on H2020 transport

19-09-2018

The virtual information day on the Horizon 2020 transport calls for funding in 2019 will take place on 23 October 2018 at 09:30 Brussels time. The event will be dedicated to the upcoming funding opportunities offered by the EU's Horizon 2020 Programme to projects focusing on smart, green and integrated transport. In total, nearly €355 million will be made available under the Mobility for Growth (MG), Automated Road Transport (ART) and Green Vehicles (GV) calls, as well as the Next-Generation Batteries (BAT) call.
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New Energy topics with short deadlines

19-09-2018

Opening of short-deadline calls
New H2020 topics under the Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy work package will open for application in September. For all the following calls, the deadline is 11th of December 2018.
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Luxembourg participation in Horizon 2020

18-09-2018

In 2018, Luxembourg ranked for the first time as Innovation Leader on the 2018 European Innovation Scoreboard. Indeed, Luxembourg applications in H2020 programmes increased by +195% with 417 applications. You can find more detailed information in our memo on Luxembourg participation in H2020.
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Fit 4 Start Selection & Graduation Day: more than 60 ICT and HealthTech start-ups in the spotlight

17-09-2018

A day full of fresh ideas and innovative projects; inspiring start-ups in the fields of ICT and Health Technologies present themselves. The next Fit 4 Start Selection & Graduation Day will take place on Thursday 4 October 2018 at Kinepolis Kirchberg and will allow the audience to discover 62 innovative start-ups.
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Luxinnovation attended the EIC Innovator Summit

11-09-2018

Luxinnovation attended the EIC Innovator Summit the 10th and 11th September in Berlin. Luxinnovation was representing Idealist2018, the NCP ICT network, highly involved in the SME instrument support. Luxinnovation met with European colleagues from Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), NCP-network Access4SME, European public funding agencies and the Commission.
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The future of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI)

04-09-2018

The January 2018 publication by the European Commission of the proposal for Horizon Europe, the next Research and Innovation Framework financed by the European Union, has started a lot of ongoing debates. The Science of Communication Journal published a compilation of comments and suggestions on the future of “Responsible Research and Innovation” (RRI) and “Science with and For Society” (SWAFS) within Horizon Europe.
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Registration open for the H2020 Energy virtual info day

04-09-2018

Registration for this year H2020 Energy virtual info day is open. The virtual info day will take place on Thursday, 13 September 2018, from 14:30 to 17:15.
It will cover the upcoming H2020 calls for funding in the areas of: Renewable Energy Sources, Carbon Capture and Storage, Batteries.
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New funding opportunities under Horizon 2020 for Next-Generation Batteries

03-09-2018

The European Commission published a separate cross-thematic work programme with new Horizon 2020 funding opportunities under the title “Building a Low-Carbon, Climate Resilient Future: Next-Generation Batteries”.
The work programme addresses the challenge of transitioning towards a de-carbonised society, building on the COP21, the EU 2020 targets, and the 2050 Energy Roadmap. The focus is on electric batteries for vehicles, with a budget of €114 Million for 2019 and €70 Million for 2020.
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