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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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New investments in sight for Circuit Foil in Luxembourg

31-08-2018

Established in Wiltz for almost 60 years, Circuit Foil, a company specialising in the production of copper foils, continues to invest heavily in Luxembourg, reaffirming its global leadership in many areas such as automotive, electronic banking or mobile telephony.
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Understanding the real estate market with Houser

23-08-2018

Luxinnovation spoke with the founders of Houser, a start-up of the very first Fit 4 Start edition in 2015. Houser is a real-estate data analytics company whose mission is to become the trusted source of professional real-estate information.
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Participate in the European Sustainability Award!

23-08-2018

The European Commission launched for the first time its European Sustainability award. It aims at raising awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals in the European Union by giving a human face to the efforts and creativity of European people, businesses and organizations.

Participation is open until 14th September 2018.
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OBJECTIVE SOFTWARE FEATURED IN AUTOMAG MAGAZINE

23-08-2018

The Luxembourgian TV station RTL.lu featured .objective Software in its show Automag. The magazine format focuses entirely on car trends. Reporter Pascal Becker talked to .objective-CEO Clemens Dannheim during the opening of the Vodafone 5G lab on May 9th. The piece itself aired at the end of May on RTL Luxembourg.
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Fit 4 Start: “Paying attention to the needs of each start-up”

08-08-2018

Luxinnovation is currently inviting ICT and health tech start-ups to apply to the next edition of the acceleration programme Fit 4 Start that will support 15 promising start-ups with launching their businesses successfully in Luxembourg.
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SES will participate in the successful 20M€ EU funded project 5G-VINNI

03-08-2018

SES was successful in its application for the European Commission flagship-funding programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon 2020. This long path to H2020 success originates from a close cooperation with Luxinnovation!
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ERC Starting Grant 2018 results

27-07-2018

Why is the world so green? What can we eat to prevent dementia? Are our eyes really the windows to our personalities? 403 talented early career researchers have been awarded European Research Council grants to answer such questions.
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Focus on the successful programme Fit 4 Innovation

20-07-2018

Launched in 2014, the Fit 4 Innovation programme managed by Luxinnovation enables companies, especially SMEs, to find the resources they need to engage in an innovative way and to optimise their organisation.
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“Maintaining an edge”

20-07-2018

Polygone was founded in Mersch in 1981 and operates in three sectors, these being waste management, the leasing and sale of modular buildings, and the provision of services ranging from structure deconstruction to the rental and installation of fencing, including the design and development of green spaces.

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“We have now adopted a continuous approach to innovation”

20-07-2018

General construction firm Steffen-Holzbau, founded in 1993, specialises in providing wood for the carpentry, roofing and low-energy home and room construction industries.
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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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