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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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Esch-Schifflange: the city of the future begins to emerge

17-07-2018

As part of the national project for regeneration of more than 60 ha of Arcelor Mittal brownfields in Esch-Schifflange, with the aim of creating an eco-district, the Agora development company tasked Luxinnovation with initiating a process to identify innovative technologies, services and products. The first brainstorming session was held at the beginning of July.
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MyMedBot a virtual companion for patients with a life-threatening chronic condition

16-07-2018

MyMedBot is a virtual personal assistant which empowers young people who live with a life-threatening chronic condition to fully live their life without fear. Through our mobile application, a MyMedBot user can pre-emptively setup an emergency plan and have the peace of mind that the right people will know how to help when they need to – no matter if in a classroom or on a night out.
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Place your ads at the right time with Metri

16-07-2018

Metri allows companies to save money and increase conversions by showing the right ads at the right time.
Companies can use triggers like weather data, stock market data, or website activity to automatically pause/un-pause ads or increase/decrease bids.
For example, a food delivery company could show more ads on a rainy day or show more “buy bitcoins” ads when the price of Bitcoin is low.

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Salonkee brings beauty salons into the digital future

16-07-2018

Salonkee is disrupting the hair- and beauty sector by digitalising hairdressers, masseurs and beauty salons with innovative and highly effective software solutions. We provide salons with anything from online bookings, automated appointment reminders, a smart digital calendar, a point-of-sale and stock management, bringing them into the future and making them much more competitive as opposed to “old-fashioned” pen & paper salons.
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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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Contribute your ideas in the Open Consultation

12-07-2018

The Open Consultation on the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) Rules of Participation and FAIR Data Action Plan is officially launched. Its aim is to help come up with guidelines on how the EOSC actors can participate in the EOSC. Consultation will be open until 5 August 2018.
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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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Integration of Social Sciences and Humanities in Horizon 2020: Participants, Budget and Disciplines

11-07-2018

The 3rd Monitoring report on Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) flagged projects funded in 2016 under the Societal Challenges and Industrial Leadership priorities is published.
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European Commission is looking for Mission Innovation Champion for Clean Energy Revolution

11-07-2018

Mission Innovation Champions is a new recognition program to celebrate and support innovative individuals who are accelerating the clean energy revolution. The program was launched at the occasion of the Third Mission Innovation Ministerial (MI-3) on 22-23 May 2018 at Malmö, Sweden, and is currently accepting registrations. Registration deadline is 10 September 2018.
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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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Inkspired, a platform for the creative writing community

06-07-2018

Inkspired is a digital platform for emerging writers and readers, where users can read, write and publish creative stories and book series.
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Univize helps students to find the right university

06-07-2018

Univize is an online platform that helps students find the right university. On Univize, prospective university students can connect with current university students and ask all their questions. This way they are able to get insider information on topics such as course load, cost of living or nightlife, which is nearly impossible to find out otherwise. In return, university students are rewarded for guiding and helping other students.
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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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Reduce your environmental impact with Hopes

03-07-2018

Hopes provides a range of independent clean energy services allowing its members to reduce their cost and environmental impact. Contributing in the longer term to the development of a self-sufficient local community of users based on the principle of circular and sharing economy.

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Zappy - a breakthrough in computer automation

03-07-2018

Zappy is a breakthrough in computer automation that learns user behaviour by simply observing users at work. Zappy.AI enables its users to spend more time doing what they love to do and less time doing what they have to do.
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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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Horizon Europe - the next research and innovation framework programme

11-06-2018

The Commission has published its proposal for Horizon Europe, an ambitious €100 billion research and innovation programme that will succeed Horizon 2020. The proposal was made as part of the EU’...
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DIGITAL DAY 2018 – THE EU FUNDING TEAM WAS THERE

11-06-2018

Hosted by Mariya Gabriel, the European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, four signing ceremonies took place where Member States and Associated States committed to collaborate in the follow...
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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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